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Infrastructure Lead Architect

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£85000 - £95000 per annum

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs; from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

We are working with a world leading Consultancy supporting the build of a new cutting edge Architecture team in London.

The Infrastructure Lead Architect unites IT Infrastructure Technology and project management. As a Lead Architect, you need to be well versed with the latest and upcoming technologies in the IT infrastructure services area.

The role:

  • Lead the large-scale Transformation programs both from the IT architecture and solution design execution activities
  • Act as design authority and provide a single point of technical solution ownership for all the transformation projects in scope
  • Work closely with the Transformation Directors, Solution &, Technical Architects, project managers both internal and external.
  • Establish relationships with the client architect community and other client senior stakeholders within the client organisation and become a trusted advisor on architectural matters.

The Lead Architect will have a line reporting to Head of IT Architecture and functional reporting to the respective client engagement stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and run internal architectural governance to ensure the solution integrity of services during the transformation programs
  • Define Solution blueprints, lead the development of high-level design (HLD) and low-level design (LLD) documents by working jointly with Technical architects and Subject matter experts.
  • Review and approve Solution Architecture Solution Design for complete infrastructure solutions that meet customer and application requirements (including HLD & LLD)
  • The solution will be based on next-generation IT solutions spanning one or more of the following areas: Digital Workplace, Software Defined Datacentre, Converged Networks, CyberSecurity, Unified Communications, Future Mode Operations including Tooling and Infrastructure Services
  • Ensure that infrastructure solutions make the most efficient use of resources, technical and people, to provide the best value to the client
  • Provide comprehensive technical and procedural advice and guidance to team members, other domains and customers as required
  • Help foster an environment that welcomes new ideas and supports the development of these ideas into fully fledged solution design
  • Adhere to client technology governance and project framework
  • Be seen as an agent of change within the transformation program organisation. Engage with support teams to create energy for change.

  • Help achieve best practice for client infrastructure to ensure infrastructure, support deliverables and components are consistent with agreed designs and address applicable risk and security considerations.

Primary Technical Expertise

  • Datacentre compute technologies - HP, VCE, Dell, Cisco and IBM Servers, with x86 experience. Non x86 would be added advantage
  • Server virtualisation - one or more virtualisation products using Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX, RHVL
  • Operating System - Windows 2008/2012/2016, Win 7/10, Redhat 6/7/x and Ubuntu/CentOS
  • Hybrid Cloud management platform - using VMware vRealise Suite or Azure pack, System Centre Suite - SCVMM/SCOM/SCCM/SCO integration with SNOW ITSM, CMDB and Active Directory
  • Cloud application assessment and migration to public cloud using various tools
  • Storage & Backup - EMC, Symantec, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp
  • Database - Oracle, Microsoft SQL, MySQL and NoSQL
  • Network and Security - L3 and L2 networking, WAN/LAN/WLAN, NAC/.1x, Load-balancer, Firewall / IDS/IDP, Forward and Reverse Proxy, 2FA, S2S VPN
  • Core Infrastructure services - Active Directory, DNS/DHCP, RAS, File and Print services
  • Terminal Services - MS RDS Gateway, RDP, Citrix XenDesktop/VDI
  • High availability cluster features in Wintel, storage and databases within datacentre and datacentres distributed geographically
  • Experience in design and implementation of near zero RPO/RTO DR/BCP solutions

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.