Location:
Bradford
Department:
Technology
Salary Details:
Competitive + company benefits
Job Type:
Permanent / Full Time
28 Oct 2022

About The Role

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Technology Specialist - Virtualisation  to join the Technology team at Hilmore House, Bradford and reporting to the Technology Manager - Virtualisation & Storage.

You will play a lead role in the development, maintenance and support of our VMWare virtualised platforms, which host over 5000 guest workloads.

Here at Morrisons our Technology Specialist - Virtualisation does the following:

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for the technology domain and establish a centre of excellence/competency centre around the technology

  • Develop and maintain a high level of competency and technical excellence within the team; working with Practice Leads to promote the continued development and capability of team members

  • Deliver robust and scalable services and  technologies in line with defined and agreed service levels

  • Contribute to reporting around capacity and performance within the domain

  • Provide a key supporting role in service management disciplines around incident, problem and change management

  • Support the Technical Recovery Manager when required in order to resolve complex issues

  • Support the delivery of projects to budget, and in line with plan and forecast; identifying and addressing risks and ensuring that all OpEx costs are forecast

  • Contribute to the Risk Register for the area, ensuring all risks are logged, tracked and mitigated ahead of deadline

  • Support the delivery of Management Information (MI) and enable reporting of financial and risk management performance across the technology domain

About You

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Technology Specialist - Virtualsation? 


  • Expert technical knowledge in Virtualisation technologies and specifically VMware products including vSphere, vSAN and NSX-T

  • A VMware Certified Professional in Data Centre Virtualisation and, ideally, Network Virtualisation  (NSX-T 3.0 and above)

  • A track record of simplifying through automation using vRealize Suite or similar technologies.

  • A thorough appreciation across multiple technical domains including Linux, Windows Server,and Dell server Infrastructure

  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills demonstrated through remediation of complex issues

  • Capable of communicating highly complex issues in a simple manner to support decision making

  • Significant IT service delivery experience across multi-disciplined teams and extensive knowledge in relevant areas (ITIL Foundation is desirable)

  • Resilient and calm in the face of significant challenge, able to harness these skills to support clear decision making in times of crisis

About the team

About Us Description:
Our naturally digital thinking is driving a change programme that will make Morrisons a digitally focused retailer. We’re making improvements across our diverse business and we’re revolutionising our online journeys and making our processes faster, simpler and smarter to provide the freshest of products and an even better experience to millions of customers and over 111,000 colleagues.

About The Company

We’re revolutionising our online journeys making our processes faster, simpler and smarter to provide an even better experience to millions of customers across the UK. We’re also reinventing our tech, opening new opportunities from mobile first to the cloud.
 
Our aim is to offer more of what matters, making rapid improvements across our diverse workforce of over 103,000.
 
We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best selves to work, you can expect to enjoy:
 
  • Unrivalled career prospects & attractive salary package
  • 15% off discount card for you and two family members/friends
  • 4 day working week
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life insurance
 
Sound like a great fit? Click apply to be immediately considered!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all walks of life.
 
In order to protect the interests of our customers, colleagues and the business, all successful candidates will be offered a role subject to reference checks. In some cases an enhanced security check is required, which may include an adverse credit, Basic Disclosure or Enhanced DBS check depending on the role. We instruct an authorised third party to carry out these checks on our behalf, therefore if you are successful we may share your name, email address and mobile phone number with them to start the process. Alternatively you may be asked to complete a form to obtain your personal information. If your role requires an enhanced check, you will be given more information at the relevant time. Please be assured that all personal data will be processed in line with our privacy policy. 

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