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Storage and Virtualisation Analyst

  • Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + On Call + OT + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
  • Job reference: J375207A

Storage and Virtualisation Analyst - This is a great opportunity to join a large and growing organisation working with some of the newest technologies in the industry. The Storage and Virtualisation Analyst will monitor and maintain the Storage and Virtual infrastructures, encompassing Core EMC Storage, VMware hypervisor environments. We offer excellent training and progression opportunities.


  • Monitor and maintain Core Storage infrastructure to Operational standards
  • Work collaboratively with 3rd party support organisations to maintain Storage infrastructure to recommended standards
  • Maintain all Storage Management Processes
  • Monitoring and Management of the core VMware infrastructure, to include performance and capacity management
  • Production of Operational and Technical Documentation to agreed standards.
  • Production of management reports detailing Storage and Virtual Server performance and trending

Key Skills

  • Large scale VMWare infrastructures (250+ Virtual machines minimum, 2000+ preferred)
  • Working knowledge of VMware vSphere 5/5.5/6 (vMotion & Storage vMotion, DRS, SRM protection, Snapshot management, P2V)
  • EMC Storage block including VNX , Xtremio, Vplex products
  • EMC Isilon NAS (or similar scale out 1PB+ NAS)
  • Working Knowledge of EMC SAN and NAS technologies
    • SAN Fibre Switching and zoning principles (Brocade or Cisco)
    • Lun Masking and host configuration
    • common RAID technologies
    • Snap shot technologies
    • NAS Cif shares and replication
  • Windows file/folder security permissions and DFS
  • Commvault certified administrator (Desirable)
  • UK Driving License required / Ability to travel to other sites.
  • Work out of hours for planned maintenance and as part of an on call rota.


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Share Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits: Childcare vouchers, Health Care Cash Plan, Bike Scheme etc.
  • Free Parking
  • Free and regular shuttle bus connecting to local bus and train stations and the city centre.
  • Excellent location with shops, coffee shops, restaurants, a florist, hairdressers, beauty salon and nursery.
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