Infrastructure Architect

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure Architect

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    Jenny Rostron

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Infrastructure Architect

The Infrastructure Architect is responsible for the design development and maintenance of technology architecture solutions, providing expertise across the technology domain to colleagues within IT services and throughout the business.
Role Responsibilities
To create an open and inclusive culture, with highly engaged colleagues, delivering required performance management, development and communication actions.
* Continuous evaluation of the internal IT systems
* Responsible for infrastructure design, systems analysis, security, data centre operation, network & voice communication
* Acts as expert for infrastructure teams in the plan, design, and delivery of IT solutions
* Advises teams of IT technology standard requirements, methodology and processes
* Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and enabling business strategy
* Contributes to end-to-end technical plan design
* Communicates and validates program architecture with infrastructure team, project management team, and IT management team as well as other architecture domains
* Contributes to impact analysis and assistance with design modifications to existing systems to support new solutions
* Design and develop infrastructure blueprints for the implementation of new solutions
* Maintain and develop the technology lifecycle governance capability to drive technology strategy and roadmap development
* Assist in the development of cloud adoption and migration strategies
* Contributes to the development of baseline and target architectures
* Assists in the development of enterprise standards to ensure compatibility and integration of multi-vendor platforms
* Provide third level support for incidents and problems in designated areas of expertise
* Maintain a common documentation library of standardized procedures and configuration
* Capacity, Availability and Performance Management
* Project Management and Delivery
* Stakeholder Management
* Change Management
Demonstrable expertise in several of the following technologies:
* Active Directory
* Windows Server
* VMware ESXi and NSX
* AWS/Azure cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
* Hybrid Environment Management and Integration
* Micro Services and Container Based Architectures
* Networks in particular Cisco Networking and Security Systems
* UNIX/LINUX o Solution Design
* Databases - Oracle/SQL Server
* Enterprise Architecture tools
* Systems Analysis and Design
* IT Process Automation and Orchestration
* Security and Risk Management
* Data Visualization and Report writing
* Digital Transformation
* Critical thinking
* External & Cloud Hosting
* IT Service and Operations Management