Elektron Deployment Engineer

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Andrew Pennycook

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Elektron Deployment Engineer
6 Months
Position Overview:
To provide technical expertise within a team focused on the deployment of ongoing Elektron projects with agreed timescales, which are fully operable and can be maintained to agreed service levels, whilst ensuring global consistency in the application of process and technical standards. Providing professional deployment services which are predictable and aligned to business requirements, via an organisation that is globally consistent and completely service and customer focused.

Essential Responsibilities (Specific day-to-day responsibilities and milestones needed to achieve the objectives):
1. Perform site space, power, and cooling surveys per projects required.
2. Analyze HLD, LLD, and DCR to create cabinet layouts and site specific floor space planning
3. Flexibility to shift working hours to accommodate the project needs / deployment work.
4. Provide Configuration and Change Management support as per the company Process, meeting day-1, capacity, and projects required dates:
* Confirm that changes are "fit for purpose" to be installed in the Elektron environment and will not disrupt service.
* Work with Architecture, Development, QA, Implementation, and vendor teams in the installation and deployment of changes and take corrective actions.
* To ensure that all aspects of operability are delivered while ensuring that existing service levels are maintained or improved.
* To ensure Global and Standard Process is followed.
5. Assist as required Implementation team planning, Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) as required for project related work.
6. Assist as required Implementation team to Complete Operations Acceptance Checklist (OAC) as required for project related work to meet SOU handoff criteria.
7. Create and maintain documentation required for Implementation and Support teams.
8. Perform misc. tasks per manager's direction.
9. Comply with ISO audit requirements.
10. Comply with ITIL process.

Required Skills and Experience (must have) ( Specific skills and/or experience needed, plus associated number of years):
* Ability to coordintate large scale projects deploying network and server infrastructure
* Strong network infrastructure deployment experience.
* A team player and ability to collaborate well with other teams.
* Strong space and power planning skills.
* Strong oral and written communications skills with the ability to liaise with people from a variety of internal and external groups/companies, including globally diverse teams.
* Ability to rapidly switch tasks to cater for changing priorities and objectives.
* Ability to multi-task.
* Elektron Infrastructure deployment or equivalent experience.
* Strong HPE deployment experience, both blade and rackmount based servers.
* Working Knowledge of networks, TCP/IP, UDP, Multicast.
* MS Visio, Word, and Excel use for documentation.

Desired Skills and Experience (nice to have) (Specific skills and/or experience desired, plus associated number of years:
* Vendor engagement skills and experience (5+ years).
* Direct HPE engagement for factory builds and testing.
* Service Now experience (Change and Task).
* Project Management experience
* ITIL Foundation Certificate.
* Knowledge of the financial markets is a plus.
* Knowledge and experience with the Elektron infrastructure (CPoP, MTC, DPoP) deployments.
* Experience of EaaS infrastructure and deployment processes
* Knowledge of Century Link deployment processes
* Experience of working within a Managed Service Provider environment

Education / Certifications Required (Specific degrees and/or certifications required or preferred):
BS / BA or equivelent experience in Computer related field