Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Definitive Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
£50k - £60k pa + £7K Car All, 8% Bonus
06 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cloud Infrastructure Architect, West London, £50-60K + 8% Bonus, £7K Car Allowance + Bens. Degree educated with a 2.1 or higher, you will have a background as a Cloud Infrastructure Architect ideally with VMware and / or Azure experience.

Experience required:

*A background in a similar position
*Experience in the team portfolio
*Proven experience in the allocated portfolio building blocks (certification is a plus)
*Proven experience in infrastructure solution implementation
*Experience in scripting
*Vendor certification in focus topic
*Proven experience in analysis and design of infrastructure solutions
*Proven experience in fundamental infrastructure and hardware security standards
*Proven experience in relevant process standards (e.g. ITIL)
*Proven experience in assessment of implementation efforts and economic efficiency

Technical skills:

*Profound knowledge about architecting infrastructure solutions (network, operating systems, databases)
*Profound knowledge about cloud types such as private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud
*Profound knowledge about IaaS (e.g. AWS, Azure), PaaS (e.g. *********)
*Profound knowledge in cloud application design, cloud management and cloud monitoring
*Profound knowledge in network virtualization & automation (e.g. VMware, NSX, Openstack)
*Knowledge in scripting und automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef)
*Knowledge in network technology (Switching, Routing, VPN, DNS, IP Address Management)
*Knowledge in IT-Security (Firewall, Loadbalancer, VPN, Encryption, Authentication)
*Optional: experience in Industry 4.0 or Internet of Things (IoT)

Main Responsibilities:

*Define corporate-wide standards and adapt global standards of assigned areas of the team portfolio in coordination with the solution architect and the lead of the respective domain
*Identify and realize innovation potentials within business processes using IT-infrastructure in coordination with the business departments
*Manage external providers technically in designing and implementing solution architectures and concepts
*Design and implement solution architectures and concepts in the context of projects
*Plan development of platforms and infrastructure
*Lead projects of delimited IT-solutions with impact on few departments and less than 15 man-days effort
*Consult and support other divisions within solutions delivery in application integration and development
*Implement projects in close collaboration with other stakeholders (strategic business solutions, solution delivery, service delivery, business departments)
*Create necessary project documentation and transfer operation manuals
*Provide 3rd level support within the organizational unit

This Cloud Infrastructure Architect role can be based in West London, Berlin,Germany or Barcelona, Madrid, Spain and pays c£50-60K base, 8% bonus, £7K Car Allowance, pension, healthcare etc. Some European travel is required.

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