Solutions Architect - IT Infrastructure

Spring Grp
Newcastle Upon Tyne
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Solutions Architect - IT Infrastructure

My client, a leading professional services company is seeking a Solutions Architect to be responsible for translating the business and functional requirements and putting in place an architecture design. This position will require the successful Solutions Architect to use appropriate design standards, methods and tools, consistent with agreed enterprise and solutions architectures and ensures they are applied effectively.

In addition you will design infrastructure solutions as part of wider projects, carry out detailed design for areas of expertise and contribute to overall design and integration of wider solutions. Also you will develop transformational roadmaps across one or more system or technology domains, defining actives, investments and decisions required.

The successful Solutions Architect will possess the following skills and experiences:-

* Agile delivery within an overall architectural framework

* Strong ability to write, guide and review design documentation and test plans

* Experienced in a structured design environment and the typical risks that must be managed

* Skilled and knowledgeable across architectural areas comprising Application, Technology and Solution domains , Microsoft, SaaS/PaaS approaches, analytics

* Good understanding of security, identity and authorisation requirements including around Government protective marking, General Data Protection Regulation, handling of sensitive data, standards such as ISO27000 and techniques such as SAML2.0

* A good understanding of, and ideally direct experience of operations , design and delivery of a range of the following technologies and techniques:-

o Advanced knowledge of Windows Server Family and Features

o Virtualisation Technologies, administration and management (VMware)

o SAN Configuration, administration and management

o Firewall administration and management (Nokia Checkpoint & Juniper)

o Citrix Server and Remote access products (Presentation 4, XenApp, Access Gateway)

o Veritas Backup Exec administration and management. Enterprise Class backup solutions

o Appreciation for Microsoft Enterprise Product family (SCCM, SCOM, OCS, Exchange 2010, Forefront family)

o Appreciation of moves towards web-based delivery of applications (SaaS/PaaS) including Google Apps for Work/Office 365 type systems.

o Understanding and ideally experience in the deployment of cloud and hybrid cloud environments

* Ideally, Enterprise Architecture professional qualifications, with knowledge and active use of industry frameworks and tools, e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, Abacus

To be considered, please forward your updated CV and salary expectations to

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