IT Infrastructure Architect

Rugby Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Infrastructure Architect

Location London


As our successful IT Infrastructure Architect, your responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as the Design Authority for IT Infrastructure on major projects.
  • All aspects of IT infrastructure design and implementation from strategic (determining architecture, selecting vendors, maintaining road maps) through to more tactical (producing equipment lists, producing detailed designs drawings, developing equipment configurations).
  • Analyse customer requirements and determine the most appropriate solutions.
  • Document the design and prepare proposal material including a solution description, bill-of-materials and resource estimates to deliver the solution.
  • Support the procurement organisation to obtain and evaluate quotations from suppliers.
  • Present solution designs to potential customers and talk

knowledgably about industry best practices for data centre design and operation

  • Provide support to implementation teams as required through installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting.
  • Keep abreast of industry development and the latest offerings from vendors.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) providing support to other engineering staff and projects as required.
  • You will have experience in the design/deployment of IT Infrastructure projects. Ideally, this experience should include working in an environment with mobile applications.
  • You are likely to have a Degree or relevant qualification in an ITlTelecoms related subject and hold relevant industry certifications (e.g. MCSA/MCSE).
  • Previous proven experience in designing, managing and implementing Windows servers in a production data centre environment including High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions
  • In-depth understanding and of the latest IT Infrastructure

technologies, products and best practices including:

Rack and Blade CISC servers (e.g. HP)

Storage solutions including SAN, NAS and hybrid (e.g. EMC)

  • Experience of designing and implementing:

VMware vSphere infrastructure

Enterprise-wide backup and archiving solutions

Enterprise Single Sign On solutions

Virtual desktop solution

OS patching solutions

Remote login solutions

Anti-virus solutions

  • You will have a good understanding of network security and experience of design and implementation of public key infrastructure for certificate management
  • You will have experience of implementing and managing Active

Directory, preferably in a multi-forest enterprise environment

  • And additionally, you will be a good communicator with confidence to present solutions to potential customers

Travel Percentage 25 to 50%