Storage Architect

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Storage Architect

Location: Based in Portsmouth, Wokingham or London

Salary: Competitive

About the Company:

This is an exciting time to join Bell as we're going through a planned growth period due to our strong performance with our enviable client list. Bell Integration is a leading IT Services and Consulting business, dedicated to making the difficult feel easy for our customers. We specialise in Cloud solutions, IT transformation, IT project delivery and the complete IT lifecycle management. We simplify every step and work with our customers to ensure our technology enables their business to succeed. Founded in 1996, Bell Integration is headquartered in the UK, with offices in; London, Portsmouth, Wokingham, Stevenage, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Singapore and India.

The Storage Architect Role:

We're looking for an experienced Senior Consultant, to join our friendly and high performing team. You'll be based out of one of our offices, in either Portsmouth, Wokingham or London with frequent travel to customer sites. This position is vital to our continued growth where you will be joining a growing consulting practice with an impressive portfolio of customers, projects and even our own data centre migration IP (vClarus). You will be required to utilize your proven experience as a successful technical infrastructure consultant with customer relationship management, technical pre-/post-sales experience, and exposure to people management.

Storage Architect Responsibilities:

The service is technology-focused, provided by one Storage and Backup Consultant with appropriate skills, centred on point remediation of issues in existing DCs, as identified by the LSEG storage and backup team, to enable migration. These may include but are not restricted exclusively to the below:

* Ensure consistency of technology and vendors across data centres
* Technical architecture where required, ensuring integration with network and WAN architecture
* Develop and update procedures and documentation
* FastWeb Veritas lift and shift
* SAN switch migration
* Management stack upgrades
* Hitachi HAS, HDID, HPIA deployment
* Brocade Network Advisor or later tooling
* Storage audit to recover orphaned storage
* NetBackup audit and policy consolidation
* Configure PURE snapshots to AWS S3
* Storage data at rest audit and enablement
* SAN switch audit to remove hanging zones and correctly enable/disable and label ports
* EOL SAN blade decommissioning
* Documentation review and update
* Integrate storage with PAA
* Ensure all devices monitored
* Assist in Telehouse PDC planning and implementation
* Backfill senior members of engineering team
* Plan and execute Paris DC shutdown (storage specific only)
* Remote assist in new storage deployment in Sri Lanka and migration of legacy equipment
* Milan NetBackup issues audit and resolution
* Audit NY YB NAS requirement and design Isilon replacement

Storage Architect Requirements:

* Experienced Senior Consultant with Storage and Design
* Previous experience in SAN along with consulting
* You will have deep expertise in the below disciplines:

* Storage/SAN/Backup Specialist
* HDS VSP/G1000
* EMC Isilon
* Brocade SAN
* Netbackup
* Pure Storage

* Ability to work with PC on vendor selection, technology selection including cloud

Storage Architect Benefits:

We really care about your work / life balance here at Bell and with this in mind we offer you 25 days holiday (

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Tel: 0844 8700 926
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