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Infrastructure Architect - Server Technologies

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect - Server Technologies
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: IA/C/DP_1627050297
Contact Name: Deepthi Praveen
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Currently recruiting for Infrastructure Architect - Server Technologies to join my client - a leading Telecom Company, on a contract basis. This position will be remote until pandemic, then 1-2 days in office (Reading).

Role Title : Infrastructure Architect - Server Technologies

Postion : Contract

You will be a key player within a small empowered team focusing on technical and commercial deliveries for server infrastructure.The role will require considerable amount of team working, collaboration and influencing skills to deliver the server infrastructure services required for on premise transformation work streams.

Role Description:

  • Own technical and commercial deliveries for server infrastructure deliveries, including
    • Hardware Technologies (Compute + Storage)
    • Server operating systems such as Microsoft, RHEL
    • Database Technologies such as Oracle, MongoDB etc.
    • Virtualisation technology such as VMWare, KVM etc.
  • To provide technical governance for server infrastructure services delivered by partners.
  • Provide consultation and expertise for any new on premise Infrastructure solution requirements.
  • Effective management of the server infrastructure to ensure sufficient capacity, performance and availability needed for continuous business operation and acceptable customer experience
  • Work with key technology vendors to understand industry trends and drive future state architectures.
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to teams within business and strategic partners for server infrastructure services.
  • Build excellent working relationships with senior management across the business, with our managed service partners and vendors.
  • Creation of technical requirement specification documents.
  • Define and govern processes for asset and license management.
  • Work with procurement teams to support license requests from business teams.

Required Skiils:

  • Significant experience of delivering Infrastructure solutions that meet business requirements within telecoms or service provider industry.
  • Demonstrable skills and excellent understanding of IT infrastructure technology fundamentals including
    • Server hardware technology
    • Storage technology such as CEPHs, SAN
    • Cloud services such as IaaS, PaaS
    • Virtualisation technologies such as VMWare, KVM, containerisation.
    • Server OS and Database technologies.
  • Good working understanding of Cloud Orchestration and automation technologies.
  • Good understanding of open source infrastructure technologies.
  • Proven track record of formulating and deploying processes and procedures to improve the infrastructure technology and delivery.
  • Proven capability to interface, influence and negotiate with third party managed service partners.
  • Proven capability to deliver Infrastructure programs utilising 3rd party partners
  • Experience in technology, telecoms and commercial contracting.
  • An effective communicator and presenter, with the ability to build relationships at all levels across the business

**IF interested in above role, please share your CV to have detailed discussion**

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