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Infrastructure Architect - SC Cleared

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect - SC Cleared
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS - MT PermInfArch_1528301982
Contact Name: Mike Tozer
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Infrastructure Architect - SC Cleared



The role will report into the Lead Architect and assist in defining designs in line with requirements and encompass the following disciplines and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical input to qualification and business approval meetings.
  • Assist with the shaping of technical proposals
  • Assists with the definition of larger/more complex solutions
  • Contributes to definition of customers' overall IT architecture,
  • The production of the required level of infrastructure design documentation.
  • During transformation, liaising with programme, operational capability teams and the customer.
  • Maintain reusable collateral for future opportunities
  • Interacting with other Architect and programme disciplines during delivery and/or transformation to operations and EMEIA wide teams to ensure architectural conformance to process model and standards.
  • Liaise with and assist with managing 3rd parties and their technical deliverables.
  • Provide impact assessment on customer and internal Change Requests.

Essential Skills

  • Client-facing skills, with the ability to communicate ideas and thoughts to senior executives.
  • A detailed knowledge of the Infrastructure Design Methodology and implementation.
  • Experience of infrastructure architecture and design for major IT systems.
  • Written communications - clear technical writing and presentation.
  • Excellent design experience in proposing and utilizing Microsoft server technologies including Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Core infrastructure solutions delivery which combine both physical and virtual server implementations, throughout the design and implementation lifecycle.
  • VMWare VSphere v6.0.
  • Server physical architecture design including usage of System Architect (preferable).
  • HPPT AS design and implementation.
  • SCOM/SCCM design and configuration.
  • SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP design and configuration.
  • Active Directory/DHCP services.
  • RDS design and implementation.

Desirable Skills

  • ITIL version 3 Practitioner.
  • Netscaler (Load balancers), Juniper IDS and IPS.
  • DNS and IPAM knowledge.
  • Design of network within virtualized infrastructure.
  • Encryption devices, CAPs assured products such as Catapan.
  • DWDM services.
  • Network Management toolsets.
  • Networking protocols such as TCP and UDP.
  • IP Addressing design.
  • Core Infrastructure troubleshooting.
  • Passive infrastructure - i.e. OM3 fibre, 62.5 /50 micron, fibre termination types.

Due to the secure nature of this role the successful candidate will be required to be SC Cleared prior to starting.

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