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Infrastructure Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 31/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91714

Infrastructure Architect- Bracknell- 5 Months.

Valid SC Clearance required.

Role Purpose

The role holder is self-sufficient and has recognised specialist skills in supporting multiple products and systems for multiple customers to maintain the availability of the IT service delivered to end users. The role holder also delivers medium complexity work packages as part of customer implementation projects.

Key Accountabilities

  • Technical Capability. Works within a team as an established systems/product specialist (e.g. detailed knowledge of the configuration of interlinked systems, implementing technical changes, building software regimes and contributing technically to service development) to support end users.
    * Process. Follows established processes, releasing to the change control process verified, validated and documented enhancements to eliminate problems and proactively develop the service.
    * Service Level. Recognizes opportunities to improve performance against Service Level. Acts as a point of escalation to resolve service delivery issues. Monitors performance through statistical reporting and analysis.
    * Project Work. Works within a team or under guidance from the project manager with implementation of technical designs to meet service delivery requirements within own area of responsibility.
    * Customer Relationship. Establishes relationships with customer's organization to deliver and enhance the service.
    * Problem Solving. Takes ownership in obtaining the information, evidence and data required to diagnose and resolve more complex problems (both new and known), Escalates or gains support where appropriate. Proactively analyzes, trends and reports on information (e.g. on performance service levels) in a timely manner to resolve problems, maintain and enhance service.
    * Team Working. Trains and coaches members of the team to provide knowledge, assistance and advice. Works in a problem solving team to resolve service issues. Able to act as team manager if needed.
    * Business Awareness. Understands the requirements of the customer's business, the scope of the contract and knows how issues impact the delivery of service. Recognizes and reports opportunities to team manager and other relevant parties for additional business.
    * Professional Development. Maintains awareness of technical and service developments, taking the initiative to extend own knowledge to learn about products, technologies and techniques to deliver enhanced service.

Mandatory Skills Required:

Architecture and design knowledge of the IaaS Management Stack. Will design and team lead other Infra Architects for the following components and needs to be dynamic and customer responsive for the following components:

VMware & Storage, NTP, Server 2012 R2, Active Directory (incl. DNS & DHCP, Remote Desktop Services, SCOM, SQL, SolarWinds, Windows certificate authority, Secure admin workstation Design incl. remote management, NetBackup, Endpoint Protect, Application Control, Device Control, HP Protect Tools and SCCM
Experience in producing high and low level design documentation.
SC Clearance

Desirable Skills Required:
DV Clearance

Desirable Skills Required:
DV Clearance

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