The Hut Group aims to be the World’s leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK’s leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and a unique proprietary technology platform. With over 16 million customers worldwide and 400 million visits to our sites annually, we understand the importance of reliable technology and expertise.
The Senior Virtualisation Engineer is a key member of the infrastructure team; which is responsible for operation and maintenance of the group ecommerce, public and private cloud platforms and test/development environments.
As a Senior Virtualisation Engineer, you will be part of a team that owns and operates multiple vSphere environments including shared customer environments, private customer environments, and several large environments for THG’s ecommerce platform. You will be responsible for architecting new datacentre environments and replacing/upgrading existing environments whilst maintaining the highest levels of uptime and reliability.
The role requires previous experience with VMware vSphere and associated technologies.
Previous experience in ecommerce or hosting is required.
This role requires the ability to manage priorities, escalations, BAU and project work.
Ensuring availability of the group platform and services.
VMware vSphere environment architecture, deployment, configuration, automation, and management.
Provide day to day support to the business adhering to SLAs.
Provide On-call support out of hours for escalated issues.
Mentoring of other team members.
Key Skills and Experience:
Solid understanding of VMware vSphere (VCP level)
Experience configuring and maintaining storage arrays for enterprise
Experience with automation and/or configuration/orchestration tools essential
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
Good understanding of security and networking principles
Solid understanding of backup principles required
Other Virtualisation technologies (Hyper-V, KVM) would be advantageous.
VMware vSphere 6.X
VMware vSphere Replication
VMware vCloud Director
VMware vRealize products including Orchestration and Operations Suite
iSCSI and Fibre Channel Storage Networking