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Infrastructure Architect - Openstack

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect - Openstack
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: competitive salary & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KK_ARCHITECT_1615483758
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Architect - Openstack

Remote then 2 days per week in Reading post lockdown


This leading telecoms company are seeking an experienced Infrastructure Architect to join them. You will be supporting a major programme of work in IT infrastructure architecture, delivering solutions and providing technical leadership and governance to delivery partners in a complex environment.

Substantial knowledge of Openstack is essential to be considered.

Main Description

  • Provide technical leadership as an SI or towards the SI's and the supplier in the ensuring solution design meets the domain architecture and business outcomes.
  • Requirements gathering for creating domain designs
  • Produce and oversee the production of high level designs, low level designs, test plans, deployment guidelines and TTO`s.
  • Work alongside cross-functional delivery teams including partners and vendors to support delivery throughout the delivery lifecycle
  • Ensure the delivery of the solutions conforms to contractual outcomes and timescales.
  • Support the Programme and Project Manager in project planning, risk and issue management and the budgeting process.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Substantial knowledge of Openstack essential.
  • VMware Cloud (VMC) is desirable
  • Able to govern delivery in a complex environment
  • Can constructively challenge and question architecture designs in line with business outcome requirements.
  • Significant experience of delivering Infrastructure solutions that meet business requirements within telecoms or service provider industry
  • Knowledge of ITIL or similar frameworks for delivery into Operational environments.
  • In depth understanding in on-prem/off-prem cloud technology

For more information please apply here or send a CV direct to

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