Solutions Architect - Infrastructure

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Ben.McRae@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH125352_1597664764

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-28

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Role: Solutions Architect - Infrastructure

Location: Coventry / Remote working

Duration: 3 months

Pay: up to £500/day - PAYE only

Purpose:

We are now looking for an exceptional Principal Solutions Architect who can set us apart from our peers and build the saliency of the brand. In this role you will be responsible for solution design across platform, network, and end user compute technology domains, determining the current and future principals, policies and standards for each technology domain, driving initial requirements gathering, as well as the creating high/low level designs for infrastructure projects. You will provide input to the technical direction of the group, working with enterprise architects, and specialist solution designers. This will be a challenging but varied role that will require you to use your tenacity, technical expertise and knowledge, as well as project management skills. We are looking for a strong lead to provide agile, scalable solutions to business requirements and challenges.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for defining and documenting the principals, policies and standards for infrastructure technology domains (storage, platforms, end user compute, and network).
  • Plan and manage the different phases of design work, requirements gathering, high level design, low level design, technical design reviews, post implementation reviews.
  • Ensure all projects have detailed requirements defined and agreed with the project stakeholders.
  • Create high level designs spanning the infrastructure technology domains.
  • Chair the technical design authority board.
  • Create low level designs, with support from specialist solution designs.
  • Perform post implementation reviews to validate builds against design.
  • Work closely with Enterprise Architects, other Solutions Architect s, Operations, and Suppliers, to define the present and future for:
  • Citrix/VMware Horizon View
  • Microsoft system Centre (SCCM, Intune, MEM) and Application packaging
  • Azure AD/OneDrive/Desktop Group Policy/MFA
  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems/Office365/End Point Protection
  • Storage technologies (Netapp/HP/JBOD)
  • VxRail SDDC
  • VMware vSphere
  • Cisco/HP LAN/WAN/WiFi (ZeroTrust/NAC)
  • Requirements capture/mapping
  • Solutions High/Low level design
  • Costs and project cost modelling
  • SME coverage and escalation points for other teams
  • Knowledge and technical training analysis
  • Standards, global design and operating policies/procedures

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.