Principal Platform Specialist - Backups
Auckland, Auckland, NZ
6h ago
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Our purpose Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in The Nitty Gritty We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.

2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability. About the Role This role will lead the build and management of complex infrastructure, operational processes, and infrastructure automation, while creating and improving automation and operational capabilities, including disaster recovery, high systems availability, on-demand scalable solutions, infrastructure monitoring and continuous deployment capabilities.

The Principal Platform Specialist will have involvement with a range of technologies within Private and Hybrid Cloud, including (but not limited to) Compute, Hypervisors, Storage, Data Protection and Networking.

They will be responsible for driving the ongoing automation of these technologies and developing strategies and roadmaps for Datacom Cloud that align with Datacom Group strategy.

What you’ll bring Expert-level knowledge of the various technologies underpinning the Datacom Private Cloud Knowledge of Infrastructure management technologies including monitoring, alerting and self-healing Knowledge of or certification in ITIL Methodologies Key vendor product knowledge e.

g. Veritas NetBackup (preferred) and Dell EMC DataDomain (preferred) Proven experience with automation languages, practices and toolsets Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for anticipating, recognising, managing, and resolving automation problems Responsibilities Lead the development of automation roadmaps in conjunction with the Architecture, Tools, Automation and Planning group guidelines and standards and execute within identified milestones Establish automated billing, monitoring / Alerting / Reporting, fault recovery Provide input to automation strategy and champion its implementation across Datacom Cloud Provide expert advice and guidance to other technology teams, business stakeholders and customers to deliver on both the short and longer term goals of Datacom Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement to build a culture of service excellence and demonstrates new ways of working Why you want to join us At Datacom we believe that doing good, is good for business.

We’ve maintained our local family feel whilst expanding globally, across Australia, ASIA, US and the UK. Our brand and reputation depend on proving the promise’ and we aspire to be the trusted advisor for our customers across Government and the private sector from enterprise scale to regional business.

We offer our staff a competitive salary package, fantastic perks and benefits like healthcare, life insurance, discounts at local retailers and a supportive, flexible working environment.

If you want to join a company making a difference, apply now!

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