Role: Solutions Architect - InfrastructureLocation: Coventry / Remote workingDuration: 3 monthsPay: 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 ViewMicrosoft system Centre (SCCM, Intune, MEM) and Application packagingAzure AD/OneDrive/Desktop Group Policy/MFAWindows Desktop Operating Systems/Office365/End Point ProtectionStorage technologies (Netapp/HP/JBOD)VxRail SDDCVMware vSphereCisco/HP LAN/WAN/WiFi (ZeroTrust/NAC)Requirements capture/mappingSolutions High/Low level designCosts and project cost modellingSME coverage and escalation points for other teamsKnowledge and technical training analysisStandards, global design and operating policies/proceduresTo apply please send your CV's in the first instance.