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Principal Consultant (vRealize)

ICT Division
Perm
01782 203040
£450 - £550 per annum
London
110727TZW
04-05-2021 01:49 PM
*Fully remote role*

* Technologies / applications involved - VMware vRA
* Certifications required - VMware VCP VMA or above
* Team size they will be part of or working alone - working with

*Monitoring and maintenance of the existing vRealize Automation "large" 7.6 deployment
oPerforming checks on the health of the various components of this infrastructure, fixing issues that arise with the various integrations to/from:
ServiceNow
Infoblox
PowerShell
NSX-T
Various REST API Connectivity
Active Directory & Group Policy
vSphere
RedHat Linux
Puppet
KeyPass via PowerShell
Systemcenter
*Operations Manager
*Configuration Manager

*Assisting in complex builds utilizing vRA
oWhilst base and "standard" builds are automated, there are occasions where customisations need to be made either during the vRA build or as a post action in such cases either additional ad-hoc configuration settings are made during the request, scripts are run against the provisioned workloads and also possibly making NSX-T changes to provisioned workloads

*Ongoing development of vRA content
oWorking with various teams to:
Identify candidates for vRA Automation
Place items on the vRA Automation roadmap and publish the roadmap
oWork with the various teams and SME's to develop and deliver the identified vRA Automation content, such as:
ServiceNow integration into vRA
Automated Microsoft SQL Server builds using PowerShell triggered with vRA
oDevelop documentation and perform Knowledge Transfer for each integration and/or content developed
oUnderstanding the roadmap to vRA 8 and the constraints of the migration process in order that if possible content developed is version 8.x aware.

Skills:
*vRealize Orchestrator version 8.x
*vRealize Automation 8.x
*The 8.x part is important 7.x is not sufficient

Responsibilities:
*Convert workflows used in vRA 7.x extensibility to run under vRA 8.x
*Provide advice on blueprint design
*Provide Advice on workflow design
*Help to form strategy around the use of custom properties in vRA 8.x
*Supporting the various teams with in-depth knowledge of vRA 7.x as well as a breadth of general product knowledge, providing guidance and SME input into other teams and projects
*Specific technical knowledge:
ovRA - very good
ovRO (Orchestrator) - very good
oPowerShell - good
oNSX-T - fair
oWindows Server 206/2019 OS - very good
Active Directory - good


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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