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VMWARE VCF Administrator (NSX Support)

Job Title: VMWARE VCF Administrator (NSX Support)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months+
REF: VCF1322080719_1570720208
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires an experienced VMWARE Administrator for a 6 month+ temporary contract based in based in London.

This position will be part of the Internal Cloud Platform Migration Support Project in Foundation Services.


  • Understanding of all components of VCF this includes: SDDC manager, vSphere, vSAN, NSX for vSphere and vRealize Suite.
  • Good undestanding of VMware vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Good Understanding of vCenter Server architecture
  • Experience in Managing vCenter Server Appliance and Platform services controller appliance
  • Experience in VM migration from vSphere 5.x to 6.x
  • Knowledge in working with VMware vCenter Converter tool
  • Knowledge on VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension(HCX) for VM migration
  • Experience in working with content library as an ISO store, and deploy a virtual machine
  • Previous experience in Configuring and managing vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Experience in working with vCenter Server storages: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
  • Experience in managing virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Knowledge of how virtual machines vMotion® and virtual machine Storage vMotion® works
  • Experience in managing resource pools
  • Good understanding of VMware vSphere® High Availability (vSphere HA) and cluster architecture
  • Managing vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ to improve host scalability
  • Experience in working with VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
  • Experience in VMware NSX Support:
    • Excellent Knowledge of NSX components and their function in the infrastructure
    • Excellent understanding of Networking technologies, including security and monitoring aspects
    • Excellent understanding of VMware NSX technologies and automation concepts
    • Deploy and Configure NSX components for management, control plane and data plane
    • Good understanding and knowledge of NSX layer 2 networking
    • Deploy and Configure NSX distributed router appliances to establish east-west connectivity
    • Deploy and Configure VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish north-south connectivity
    • Deploy and Configure logical switch networks
    • Deploy and configure NSX L2 bridging
    • Deploy and Configure all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway such as load balancing, NAT,DHCP and VPN etc.
    • Design and Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
    • Design and Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
    • Design and implement micro-segmentation using NSX distributed firewall
    • Design and implement Service Composer policies
    • Design and Implement an identity-aware firewall
    • Good Understanding of NSX data security
    • Excellent Network administration and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills