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Oracle KVM Design Architect

Job Title: Oracle KVM Design Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6
REF: FJ-MW-ODAb_1715339287
Contact Name: Martin Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Oracle KVM Design Architect

Contract position

UK Remote working

Great opportunity to work as Oracle KVM Design Architect for a high profile , well-loved brand within IT Service company, based in UK (Remote Working). The Oracle KVM and Infrastructure Architect will play a crucial role in the implementation of new compute, storage, and networking infrastructure to support the migration and virtualization of Oracle databases. The role will involve designing, configuring, and deploying hardware and software components, with a focus on Oracle KVM virtualization and Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) 8.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements and design solutions for hardware and software refresh projects.
  • Design and implement virtualization solutions using Oracle KVM to host new HNG-X Oracle databases and IWS Master VMs.
  • Provision new VMs using OEL 8 on the Oracle KVM farm and new physical hosts added to the existing VMware farm.
  • Migrate Oracle databases from Solaris and OVS to Oracle KVM cluster, ensuring compatibility with Oracle 19c and OEL 8.
  • Develop high-level and low-level designs for Oracle KVM infrastructure, including networking, CPU pinning, and virtualization manager server configuration.
  • Ensure adherence to security best practices in hardware and software configurations.
  • Develop and execute testing plans to validate the functionality and performance of the new infrastructure.
  • Document detailed designs, installation procedures, and configuration steps for reference and future maintenance.

Required Skill :

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing virtualization solutions, preferably with Oracle KVM.
  • Proficiency in configuring and managing Oracle Enterprise Linux environments.
  • Experience with Oracle databases, including migration and virtualization.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and experience in configuring network interfaces and bonds.
  • Familiarity with CPU pinning and virtualization manager server configurations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

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