Infrastructure Technical Consultant

Harvey Nash Plc
£50k - £60k pa + Fantastic Benefits Package
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Technical Consultant We are looking for some top talent for a quite incredible organisation in the heart of beautiful Oxford. Are you an experienced infrastructure engineer looking for a fresh challenge? Want to work across a diverse and ever improving technology estate where you work with the latest technologies? As an Infrastructure Technical Consultant you will be responsible for helping develop, implement and quality assure solutions and systems design which are closely aligned to IT architecture. You will be required to develop low level design and build of solutions whilst managing the lifecycle of the technology infrastructure. The role - - Manage and maintain overall design integrity of services / platforms. Define engineering standards and best practices for development teams to follow. - Identify and assess technology solution options and associated costs, conduct gap analysis, and proof of concepts for new solutions, as appropriate. Produce preliminary design specifications, time and resource estimates and support business case production. - Lead impact assessment of changes & options. - Proactively maintain and exploit market knowledge of technology options and tools to identify and create business improvement opportunities. Develop insights (e.g. best practices, vendors, industry trends, innovation) to assist in the sourcing of solutions. - Ensure that solutions are strategically aligned with Enterprise architecture. Assess the impact of the proposed solution architecture on other dependent enterprise solutions' architecture. - Lead technical implementation and ensure design and build of solutions are carried out in accordance to standards. Review and signoff on outcome of detailed design phase - Manage the lifecycle of products and solutions in use in the business, to ensure that they remain within support and maintenance. Analyse vendor roadmaps and end of life cycles and assess their impact on the business and recommend actions. - Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement for the organisation to benefit from the strategic application of technology. - Pro-actively demonstrate required behaviours in line with expectations of the role. What are we looking for - - Broad understanding of the Enterprise Architecture and technology landscape with in-depth knowledge in areas of specialism - Experience operating as a Technical solution design authority - Collaborative working in a complex geographical / functional matrix organization - Facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills - Knowledge and understanding of world class Technology organisations with a strong external perspective of developments in Technology. Strong external, market knowledge of target applications, environments, systems software, packages, platforms etc. - Ability to simplify and communicate complex concepts and information. - Business and publishing technologies and processes We are looking for candidates with a broad infrastructure background who are focused on bring new and innovative ideas into a global organisation as they undergo some major transformation projects. You will be well rewarded with a strong starting salary coupled with excellent training and career progression opportunities with a highly regarded organisation. If you are interested in discussing this role in more detail please get in touch today for an informal conversation.
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