IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£60k - £65k pa + Benefis + Bonus
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect will be responsible for the technical architecture across the IT estate. This role manages, defines and agrees, the overall infrastructure architecture for all IT Systems in conjunction with the overall IT Strategy.

Client Details

Working for a large property and housing company based in London who are looking to transform the IT Infrastructure.

Description

IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect:

  • Define and coordinate the procurement and lead the technical implementation of Infrastructure solutions including liaising and maintaining appropriate supplier relationships
  • Create and own the design documents for all main infrastructure components and the overall architecture

  • Own and define the long term infrastructure technology road-map
  • Influence the Infrastructure / IT Operations Strategy and input into the budgeting process for IT Operations

  • Joint chair and lead with the business solution technical architect the Technical Design Authority, ensuring all new systems (Applications or Infrastructure) align to the IT Strategy, adhere to the security requirements and are following the Architectural Standards
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, bench-marking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies
  • Create and maintain up to date documentation of systems, infrastructure, and network designs
  • Produce and maintain effective system procedures and policies
  • Work collaboratively with team members and other teams sharing knowledge and information and providing assistance where necessary
  • Demonstrate genuine equality and diversity in all aspects of customer and colleague relationships, and service delivery
  • Provide support and motivation to other colleagues

Profile

IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect:

Technical Skills:

  • High degree of technical expertise as well as business understanding
  • Ability to manage tasks in a matrix environment
  • Experience in defining and developing architectures as well as experience in specifying, developing and deploying solutions
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Project management

Knowledge

  • Very sound knowledge in Servers, Virtualisation, Cloud services (Azure): IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, network transformation, LAN/WAN, data centres, unified comms, telephony, Integration
  • Very good knowledge of Cyber Security tools and environments
  • High level of experience within Cloud / IaaS environment

Skills

  • Developing and managing relationships across IT and within the business
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to explain complex infrastructure designs to business stakeholders
  • Being able to explain decisions clearly
  • Manage simultaneously and conflicting priorities
  • Documentation and clear writing skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to build relationships

Qualifications

  • Degree level (or equivalent)

  • Technical qualification/certification such as VMWare / Microsoft/Network (i.e. VPC, MCSE, CCNA, or other)

  • TOGAF (or similar) accredited

Job Offer

IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect:

Salary:

£60,000 - £65,000 + Benefits + Bonus


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