Infrastructure Architect

Managed Solutions
Manchester, UK
14 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Architect

Who are we?

We are Swinton Insurance. We've been helping people to find insurance for over 60 years. And we're far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there's never been a better time to join us - and to develop your career with one of the UK's leading digital Insurance Brokers.

What's happening?

Ardonagh Group recently acquired Swinton Insurance and formed a division called Atlanta Group that includes Swinton, Carole Nash & Autonet. This has resulted in a huge period of change and transformation in every department of our business.

What to know about this role?

The Infrastructure Architect who will play a key role in Swinton's new IT Integration and Transformation programme. This is a rapidly changing environment and will suit individuals who thrive off making a difference. The Infrastructure Architect will be responsible for ensuring that Group infrastructure services are designed and delivered efficiency and in compliance with regulatory and internal policy. The Infrastructure Architect is responsible for the production of detailed infrastructure designs, ensuring solutions are robust and congruent with the IT strategy. They will be central to the ongoing development, integration and continuous improvement of infrastructure services, signposting opportunities to leverage emerging technologies/trends in infrastructure operations.

Who do you report into?

You will report into the Head of IT Infrastructure for Swinton.

What projects will you be working on?
  • Single Data Centre solution - working in a hybrid model (strategic integration, connectivity, application, hosting)
  • Cloud based solution

What skills & experience do you require?
  • Previous experience as an infrastructure architect, producing detailed configuration designs for several of the following;
  • Wintel Server
  • VMware
  • Active Directory
  • MS Exchange/O365
  • SCCM and associated hosting technologies
  • SQL databases
  • Networking
  • NetApp SAN
  • Desktop presentation
  • Monitoring and alerting
High degree of operational (business and technology) awareness, and can generate positive outcomes through the change they are deliveringHighly motivated / motivational to see success, delivered via their efforts and collaboration with peersStrong Stakeholder Management skillsPrevious experience of working with On Premise or Cloud SolutionsExperience of working with Third Party suppliersProactive in understanding emerging technologies in an infrastructure operations environment
Who are your key relationships?
  • Head of IT Infrastructure
  • PMO & Project Managers
  • ISS Peers
  • Key Suppliers and Service providers

What's in it for me?
  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible Benefits scheme
  • State of the art offices in Manchester City Centre (on Deansgate, opposite the Cathedral)
  • An amazing bunch of nice people

As a business we are responsible, open and honest. We drive change through ongoing evolution and we make the right choices to enable our business to continue to succeed and thrive. We are looking for these qualities in our teams and proactively appoint individuals who share our vision and translate this into their professional lives and approach to work.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

To learn more about this role, please apply or get in touch with or call 0161 233 3816

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