Lead Infrastructure Architect

London (Central), London (Greater)
£100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + bens
22 May 2014
19 Jun 2014
Peter Hirst
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Infrastructure Architect - London - Banking - c. £100k - £120k base + bonus + ex. bens

Green-field project, take full architectural ownership from ground-up

A significant new role has arisen for one of the nicer international banking groups. An experienced individual with clear evidence of holding appropriate roles within large scale IT infrastructure environments is needed to assist with the development of a new trading platform to be rolled out across the EMEA region and possibly world-wide. You will be joining at the very start of this significant IT infrastructure programme and you will have complete architectural design and build out ownership.

This is a high level technically focused role. Only candidates with proven ability gained within a significant organisation with multi country implementation experience will be considered.

Candidates must have:

-Extensive experience of IT infrastructure / platforms at senior architectural level.
-Low latency, high volume, distributed systems knowledge.
-Good working knowledge of low latency networks, servers and appliances
-Large scale SAN storage
-Good understanding of monitoring tools and flow metrics
-Application and OS optimization and testing
-Gravitas to liaise and build relationships with stakeholders across the group.

Desirable skills:

-Banking sector / banking applications (payments)
-Financial trading / Investment banking - FX, Bonds, Derivatives.
-Understanding of trade flows - front to back office.

We view this as an outstanding opportunity with a very good bank. We are an established recruitment partner to this bank and have received extremely good feedback from individuals we have helped (in a small way) secure roles here. This is a healthy international bank. No cavalier trading activity pre/during/post crash. Stable, growing and a respect for life/work balance.

This role may suit an individual that has held a significant infrastructure role perhaps as the following: Senior Architect, Technical Design Authority (TDA), Head of Infrastructure, Senior Consultant, Senior Infrastructure Project Manager.

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