Infrastructure Specialist (Infoblox, DNS, IPAM, DHCP) Infrastructure Specialist (Infoblox, DNS, IPAM,  …

IHS Markit
à Manchester, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
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Competitive
IHS Markit
à Manchester, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Soyez parmi les premiers à postuler
Competitive
Infrastructure Specialist (Infoblox, DNS, IPAM, DHCP)
Infrastructure Specialist (Infoblox, DNS, IPAM, DHCP), Manchester

Position summary

IHS Markit has embarked on an ambitious DNS re-platforming exercise to bring together disparate platforms from legacy companies into a single, global, extensible Infoblox grid infrastructure. This system will be responsible for a single view of both internal and external DNS as well as IPAM, NTP, DNS SEC and DHCP across more than 12 globally distributed DCs, both CO-LO facilities and cloud instantiated SDDCs.

High and low-level designs have been produced in conjunction with Infoblox. Equipment, licenses and professional services purchased and initial rack, stack and configuration completed. This role has come about as a result of key-man loss in the project team.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Working with Architecture, Engineering & Operations leads and technical specialists, as well as professional services staff from our vendors to implement the plan to deliver the Infoblox platform and migrate all in-scope services from existing platforms.
  • Define the capacity and performance standards, metrics and thresholds and help build the instrumentation to effectively manage these.
  • Help Identify and manage risks within the Infoblox platform.
  • Assist, as a third-line escalation, with investigation and diagnosis of incidents and problems relating to DNS and the other deliverables of the service.
  • Handover Infoblox services to the operations team with any necessary informal training to supplement formal vendor training undertaken by the team.
  • Provide operations with the documentation, understanding and tools to effectively manage the final platform.
  • Forecast future performance, availability and capacity requirements based on business plans, usage trends, service portfolio plans.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain and lead estate lifecycle planning by providing detailed analysis on cost to run versus replace / consolidate.


Education and experience
  • Extensive and recent experience of Infoblox in a large enterprise.
  • In-depth knowledge of DNS, IPAM and DHCP.
  • Demonstrable ability in capacity planning and the presentation of meaningful management information.
  • Ability to design and implement Infoblox automation - with a view to implementing workflows for common activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple stands of work simultaneously.
  • Experience with VMware VRA/VRO/VROPS would be helpful.
  • Experience designing, planning and delivering large platform migration activities.
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