Technical Architect

Reed Technology
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Please note this is a Public Sector role and falls inside of IR35 regulations

Technical Architect- SC Cleared, Design, VmWare, SQL, Cisco

My client a leading Public Sector body based in Sydenham are looking for a Technical Architect on a 3 day a week basis for an initial 6 month contract.


• Work in a small team of technical specialists to build, configure and test the new secure infrastructure
• To migrate applications and data from existing infrastructure(s) to a new secure infrastructure.

Tasks Required:

Build and Configuration Role
• Work with Lead Technical specialist:
o Produce High and low level design documentation
o to prepare Pre-Prod and Production environments for application load and configuration
o select suitable data diode technology
o Build, configure and test data diode
• Working with internal support department and outsourced SIAM / Towers to define support systems and to ensure effective knowledge transfer

Applications Role
• Undertake detailed audit and analysis of extant systems
• Develop architecture and technical options
• Develop applications and data migration strategy
• Assist with planning applications and data migration
• Assist with the implementation of applications and data migration
• Develop and document governance processes (as required)
• Provide guidance and advice for the project team, particularly those undertaking work at the data and application level
• Work closely with other TAs on the project to ensure that work packages are delivered
• Liaise with internal Business customers and SMEs.
• Liaise and work with external suppliers regarding the installation and testing of their applications/products
• Liaise with Government and non Government agencies e.g. CTPHQ , GCHQ etc.
• Brief senior management (in a non technical jargon as required)

Skills required include:
• Designing secure systems
• Installation and configuration of VM Ware (mandatory)
• Windows skills, particularly Domain management, AD and LDAP (mandatory)
• Microsoft Exchange and SQL (mandatory)
• Pure Storage (desirable)
• Solaris (desirable)
• CISCO UCS (desirable)
• Generic infrastructure skills including building servers, installing COTS s/w, troubleshooting (mandatory)
• Understanding of Network infrastructure and Government Security/encryption requirements

Your Background:
• You will have successfully implemented medium to large scale applications and data migrations
• You will be hands-on when required particularly in building or configuring applications or hardware
• You will have broad knowledge of Application, Information and Infrastructure Architecture
• You will have broad experience of migrating Windows applications, Exchange , file plan and database repositories
• You will have a proven track record of working with various stakeholders within a large Private and Public sector organisation
• You will have a proven track record of liaising with third parties, System Integrators and outsourced service providers
• You will have experience in the design and analysis of ICT applications operating at SECRET or higher
• You will be minimum SC cleared

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