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 will be responsible for supporting the day to day operations and maintenance of the environment.
Roles and Responsibilities:
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.
Work with other team members to provide operational support and maintenance of the Infoblox platform and services.
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.
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
Desired Education and Experience:
Experience supporting an Infoblox deployment 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.
The ideal candidate would be conscientious, have excellent attention to detail, very hard working and prepared to go the extra mile to absorb the necessary business & technical knowledge to succeed.
Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, including communication with stakeholders of a non-data background
Effective in communicating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Proven ability to work within a team of technologists is essential.
Salary: INR 8,00,000 - 11,00,000 P.A.
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Functional Area: IT Software - Application Programming
Role Category: Programming & Design
Role: System Analyst
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time