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Infrastructure Architect

Ref #: ScoopInfrasArch
Alan Parker 24/11/2021
Location: Worthing, Remote Not Disclosed Worthing, Remote
Salary: £575 Per day £
Type: Contract
Duration: 6 Months (Rolling)
Date: 24/11/2021
Infrastructure Architect

Infrastructure Architect - Worthing, West Sussex/Initially Remote

£575 per day, Outside IR35 - 6 months rolling/Initially remote, then 2/3 days per week in the office in Worthing, West Sussex

Person requirements - Any UK Nationality or Right to Work in the UK experienced Infrastructure Architect required.

A leading technology strong professional services company seek an experienced Infrastructure Architect to work on High Level infrastructure designs, in collaboration Business Analyst and Solutions Architect teams.

The Infrastructure Architect will define best practices in the evaluation and selection of software components and related hardware/infrastructure requirements of the applications and its data, and the development of the application, including evaluation and selection of development methods, support processes, best practices and tools. You will be responsible for application non-functional aspects for example usability, accessibility, quality, security, performance, availability, scalability, and integrity

Responsibilities for the Infrastructure Architect position:

  • The Infrastructure Architect needs to be able to work on the high level design for infrastructure and a number of our business change projects.
  • You must be comfortable taking that into lower level design with the solution build teams.
  • You will work in collaboration with solution architects, application developers and IT ops.
  • Provide architectural oversight and support for the application and infrastructure environment.
  • Capacity planning, availability, performance, house-keeping, monitoring.
  • Using Component-Based Architectures and also Application Packages.
  • Architecting new IT Solutions as required.
  • Designing and maintaining the application solution delivery and infrastructure environment.
  • Liaising with 3rd party product providers to understand future enhancements, product roadmaps, new developments and communicate as required to business, user and IT Stakeholders.
  • Reviewing proposals to enhance or modify the configuration or functionality of Firewalls, Servers, applications, databases and other critical elements of the infrastructure.
  • Leading technical teams as appropriate in application development/support activities.

Experience required for the Infrastructure Architect position:

  • Experience of end-to-end application solution architecture/design methods and patterns for example design in areas such as COTS, Web/Digital, operational technologies, Back Office and Front Office.
  • Experience in product evaluation, gap-fit analysis, design, delivery and support.
  • Experience in Windows, virtualised hardware and VM (eg Citrix) environments.
  • Experience in application integration using services-oriented and/or Middleware approaches.
  • Experience in deployment of applications into hosted/data centre environments and associated configuration of application and infrastructure.

Key technologies for the Infrastructure Architect to be aware of:

  • VMWare.
  • Hyperconverged/zero trust.
  • Both Windows and Linux (RHEL) - Windows Server 2016/2019.
  • Oracle/SQLserver.
  • Core services are Microsoft AD/Active Directory - DNS/DHCP/MSSQL.
  • Java based web server.
  • SCCM.
  • Useful if you have experience of delivering infrastructure solutions within an agile/devops environment, but Waterfall is the standard.

Infrastructure Architect - Worthing, West Sussex/Initially Remote

£575 per day, Outside IR35 - 6 months rolling/Initially remote, then 2/3 days per week in the office in Worthing, West Sussex

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