Principal Network Architect

Great Malvern
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17 days ago

Title: Principal Network Architect
Location: Malvern (Majority is WFH, however occasional planned visits to HQ or customer sites when needed by project)
Duration: 6 months
Rate: £690 per day via Umbrella company

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Setting architectural standards, creating reusable patterns, help to shape principles.
  • Be able to design new systems, integrate and update current systems, decommission existing systems
  • Be able to build working relationships with different parts of the business and manage stakeholders
  • Act as a consultant and advisor when working with business areas, to lead work streams and take systems through accreditation processes
  • Use cross-business thinking to define strategy and direction
  • Take complex requirements and turning into designs (ADD, HLD, LLD)
  • Ensure that security and regulatory compliance is part of all design work
  • Plan and prioritise work, handing over work to the delivery team
  • Work out BoEs and BoMs for the solutions you design
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills

Required Skills

  • Be able to translate a design into a set of delivery activities
  • Ability to hand activities off to engineering teams for implementation, whilst providing architectural oversight and governance
  • Able to undergo UK security vetting
  • Be able to travel within the UK working at secure sites
  • Ability to work under security and accreditation restraints
  • Experience of legacy architecture
  • Understanding of how to apply future trends and technology
  • Self-organising and self-managing, self-starting

Detailed knowledge / experience of

  • Servers and Infrastructure
  • Server and storage hardware, clients
  • Vitalisation and HCI
  • Windows and Linux systems/domains
  • Automation and patterns
  • HPC
  • Design and deployment of HPC systems

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please be sure to submit your CV.

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