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Senior Cloud Consultant

Ref: 919844

  • €80,000 - €90,000
  • 15 Feb 2019
  • Dublin (South)
  • Perm

I am seeking a Senior Cloud Consultant to work within the cloud Infrastructure Competency centre providing subject matter expertise to the consuming business units to ensure that the cloud platform is correctly utilized and managed for both price and performance and in alignment with cloud strategy. You will be undertaking and consulting on provisioning activities engaging with the projects to gather the non-functional requirements, develop the sizing of the virtual machines and working with the Cloud Service Lead to continually review the service and performance of the platform and suggest improvements where necessary.


• Day to day management of an Enterprise private cloud environment built with the latest technologies and using best of breed management tools. • Deploy new workloads aligned to our Architectural global standards, always ensuring the maintenance of our software currency • Work closely with the Business Projects and Application Development community to ensure requirements are understood and advice can be given in line with implementing the right workload into the Private Cloud • Work closely with internal and external partner functions so as to ensure that the Private & Public Cloud Architecture meets with industry best practices. • Regularly review the platform and recommend improvements, as necessary, to promote optimal use and ensure that the Private Cloud offering is in line with industry best practice • Engage with local project teams to support and provide SME input to the running of services ensuring that the Utility infrastructure is optimised • Ensure best use of resources by implementing and following fit for purpose capacity and demand management models. • Provide administrative services to the platform, provisioning, patching etc. • Review and continually improve the end to end engagement model for cloud services • Actively drive service delivery improvements with external partners/suppliers based on project and operational run requirements.


• As a Cloud Services SME Senior your skills and qualifications will include: • Experience of working with Cloud technologies, Public and or Private with particular focus in the following areas: Hyper converged platforms, Scale IO storage technology VMware VSphere, VxRack, VxBlock or Vblock technologiesAvamar and data domain data protection. • 10+ years’ in depth experience working in an IT operations, role; five of which should have been at a Senior level • Proven experience of migrating in house services to a public cloud provider • Proven experience of delivering business solutions with Azure and AWS • Strong troubleshooting experience in Virtual/Cloud infrastructures
If you are interested in this Senior Cloud Consultant, please contact Ian Donnelly on 01 6621000 or email or apply below: