Cloud Architect / Infrastructure Solution Architect

27 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cloud Architect / Infrastructure Solution Architect

+ Telford based

+ Initial 6 week contract

+ £(Apply online only) per day

+ Understand & Support DevOps specialists

Infrastructure Consultancy
The customer is currently migrating its critical business application called from an HP-UX and HPE Itanium chipset to Red Hat Linux running on VMware, HPE Superdome X (on x86 chipset), HPE C7000/Blades and HPE 3Par storage; automation will enable CI/CD capabilities to be supported. The customer has asked HPE to support the definition and preparation of the on-premise infrastructure solution such that it meets the requirements of the project.

(Infrastructure/Senior) Solution Architect with skills and experience of the following: -

+ Release Management

+ Lifecycle specialist knowledge.
Hybrid environments

+ mixed cloud

+ on-prem - general understanding of Dev Ops environments, tooling and processes.

+ Knowledge and understanding of Cloud environments

+ Design, automation, implementation and operation - Virtualisation (VMware).

+ Design and planning experience

To work alongside and support the DevOps specialist to inform and confirm release and deployment requirements, and confirm the customer's target IT operating model that includes new practices for automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes (DevOps).

If required, may need to refer to the customer's established Gated releases, and FCA/PRA regulatory frameworks for a complex multi-tiered CMO (8xDev/Test tiers and 11xProd) environment, a critical core database application.

* If required, lead workshops and other information sharing/capture activities as appropriate, including the capture and documentation of use cases


Create a breakdown of activities forming a high level timeline for the transition of the customer CMO to the proposed FMO solution

Create a Deployment pipeline roadmap - understand the limitations of what can be achieved with the traditional infrastructure and 'associated' trade-offs, and how FMO is brought online.

* Create a long-term and short-term roadmap for the deployment process

* Lead the creation of a High Level Design and Detailed Designs via an agile project approach that addresses the requirements for an on-premise infrastructure

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