Senior Engineer - Storage & Ops

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2018
Closes
17 Jul 2018
Job Type
Permanent

To provide support through, and development of, the VIMN storage platforms in line with VIMN’s storage strategy and requirements. Work within the London based Infrastructure team to provide key hands on storage knowledge and support, being the point owner of the storage systems used within Viacom International, delivering sound solutions, which are redundant, reliable and performant, meeting the demands of the VIMN media and broadcast business.

Job Responsibilities

  • To own primary responsibility for the day-to-day maintenance, development, and systems administration of VIMN’s storage platform both current and future leveraging on-prem hardware and cloud.
  • To deliver against the business strategic objectives that utilise/maximise the overall technology infrastructure as directed.
  • To provide a point of escalation for all issues pertaining to the availability, security and performance of all VIMN’s SAN storage, in both the production and development/QA environment.
  • To maintain a technical understanding of the security layers and standards those are appropriate for the risks faced by the business.
  • The provision of technical competencies that provide in-depth knowledge for the areas deemed important by the business.
  • To deliver against the business strategic objectives that utilise/maximise the overall technology infrastructure as directed.
  • To participate in service relationships with third party vendors and other providers in order to ensure maximum performance and availability for all VIMN storage.
  • Promote best of breed and continual innovation of the storage platform.
  • To provide all support lines as required by the business.
  • The delivery of project based activities complying at all times to Project Management standards.
  • To provide input and maintenance of technology strategy that, in turn, forms part of the overall Technology strategy.
  • To actively own career development ensuring that training and development plans are adhered to and completed in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualification Requirement

Essential:
• IT diploma or above

Desirable:
• Computer related Degree
• Formal training in analysis tools and techniques
• EMC/HP training certification

Language Requirement


Essential:
• Good written and spoken English and an ability to communicate with IS and Business Employees at all levels.
• Excellent communications skills both written and verbal

Innate Abilities


Essential:
• Good time management with an ability to work on a number of projects and tasks concurrently setting own agendas and effectively prioritising work.
• A strong enthusiasm for technology
• Operates as a Team Player
• Demonstrates thoroughness and an eye for detail
• Ability to generate, document and implement procedures
• Ability to Adapt to a rapidly changing environment
• Ability to work under pressure


Desirable:
• A very pro-active nature and constantly looks for improvement opportunities in whatever they do.
• Has demonstrated a creative streak in other roles.

Job U.S.P.’s:

• To experience the exciting environment in the world’s leading entertainment broadcast company. Viacom is committed to providing the very highest standards of service to its client base utilising cutting edge technology.

• The opportunity to become involved with innovative technologies and working practices in a challenging and satisfying environment.
• The opportunity to consolidate existing web experience and gain in depth knowledge of emerging digital and broadcast television technologies.
• The opportunity to work within a unique company culture.
• The opportunity to gain exposure to international projects and issues.
• A significant career prospect.

 

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