Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




12 posts

Geek


# 208554 16-Feb-2017 15:16
Send private message

Feeling frustrated been searching for datacenter guru in Christchurch, how hard is it to find Linux / VMWare skills?


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
2084 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 183

Trusted

  # 1721389 16-Feb-2017 15:45
Send private message

Depends.. There are a bunch of people with those skills around as I deal with them on a regular basis.

 

 

 

Want to PM me and I might be able to arrange an introduction, but I'd need some specifics.





Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat APAC a Technology Evangelist and Product Manager. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.


919 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 225

Subscriber

  # 1721438 16-Feb-2017 16:49
Send private message

Try containing the various Linux user groups in Christchurch/Canterbury, you might have some luck that way. 


 
 
 
 


407 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 311


  # 1721477 16-Feb-2017 18:10
Send private message

If they don't need to be in Christchurch, which most likely they don't; and if you are prepared to pay the rates, then there are options out there.

I'm not familiar with Christchurch suppliers, but my business does work there. FYI I charge $185-250 p.h. for my Linux / VMware consultants. But I'm not an option for you because that service line is an adjunct to my main business - I don't do Linux/VMware standalone.




BlinkyBill



12 posts

Geek


  # 1721479 16-Feb-2017 18:14
Send private message

Thanks but do need onsite, need someone available to rack and stack, work full-time on projects and BAU.


407 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 311


  # 1721494 16-Feb-2017 19:00
Send private message

I'm thinking you are looking for an employee. From your first post I thought you were after a one-off short term project resource. My comments only apply to that.




BlinkyBill

23 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 1771826 28-Apr-2017 12:38
Send private message

VMware has become a very big and complex product, a specialty by itself.  In turn I suspect you'll only find someone who can do both in either Wellington or Auckland where businesses big enough to support such a skill set are.  

 

I dont know what you are expecting to pay and that depends on the depth of knowledge you are looking for but be prepared to pay 90k+ for someone who really knows what they are doing in both.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




12 posts

Geek


  # 1771831 28-Apr-2017 12:42
Send private message

Thanks yes paying the right money, seems a resource issue for Christchurch.


 
 
 
 


23 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 1772070 28-Apr-2017 17:39
Send private message

Its really more of a "your problem" Chch doesnt need these skills its simply too small.   Probably a) contract it b) move it to Wellington or Auckland.   Oh and Vmware relies pretty heavily on Windows and MSsql so you need someone with those skills as well, plus storage.


1508 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 213


  # 1772113 28-Apr-2017 19:41
One person supports this post
Send private message

gzcwnk:

 

Its really more of a "your problem" Chch doesnt need these skills its simply too small.   Probably a) contract it b) move it to Wellington or Auckland.   Oh and Vmware relies pretty heavily on Windows and MSsql so you need someone with those skills as well, plus storage.

 

 

 

 

Did you really dig up a 2 month old thread to make such a stupid statement? Also, do you know what VMWare is?





Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B


375 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 25


# 1772131 28-Apr-2017 20:17
Send private message

toyonut:

 

gzcwnk:

 

Its really more of a "your problem" Chch doesnt need these skills its simply too small.   Probably a) contract it b) move it to Wellington or Auckland.   Oh and Vmware relies pretty heavily on Windows and MSsql so you need someone with those skills as well, plus storage.

 

 

 

 

Did you really dig up a 2 month old thread to make such a stupid statement? Also, do you know what VMWare is?

 

 

Well the comment about Chch not needing the skills made me laugh.

 

Guess I can tell my employer I'm not needed anymore, but I don't want to move to Auckland or Wellington.

 

 


2589 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 311

Trusted

  # 1772195 28-Apr-2017 22:52
Send private message

mintrec:

 

Thanks yes paying the right money, seems a resource issue for Christchurch.

 

 

Did you find someone in the end?







12 posts

Geek


  # 1774227 2-May-2017 12:46
Send private message

Hi, no still looking - its a requirement for a data centre 1000+ servers, so need experience managing large server farms. 


2589 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 311

Trusted

  # 1774230 2-May-2017 12:49
Send private message

Have many applied?







12 posts

Geek


  # 1774261 2-May-2017 13:21
Send private message

A few applications without the experience required, the person needs to hit the ground running and be independent on work shifts. The role is advertised on Seek and LinkedIn. Thanks 




12 posts

Geek


  # 1788504 26-May-2017 07:47
Send private message

Job has been filled after 599 applicants finally the right guy! 


 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01


Xbox showcases 60 anticipated games
Posted 10-Jun-2019 20:24


Trend Micro Turns Public Hotspots into Secure Networks with WiFi Protection for Mobile Devices
Posted 5-Jun-2019 13:24


Bold UK spinoff for beauty software company Flossie
Posted 2-Jun-2019 14:10


Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:32


Epson launches new 4K Pro-UHD projector technology
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:26


Lenovo and Qualcomm unveil first 5G PC called Project Limitless
Posted 28-May-2019 20:23


Intel introduces new 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and Project Athena
Posted 28-May-2019 19:28


Orcon first to trial residential 10Gbps broadband
Posted 28-May-2019 11:20


Video game market in New Zealand passes half billion dollar mark
Posted 24-May-2019 16:15


WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation
Posted 22-May-2019 17:53


HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
Posted 20-May-2019 11:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.