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Infrastructure Architect

Ref: BROADBEAN_009301668768837

on 18 November 2022
Location
Manchester
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
£75,000 - £80,000

Infrastructure Architect

Akkodis are currently working in partnership with a market leading solutions provider to recruit an experienced Infrastructure Architect to work as part of a leading Architecture Practice and work on assignments within project teams to provide technical designs and guidance on various aspects of infrastructure solutions to address customer requests.

This role is fully homebased with very infrequent travel and offers a highly competitive salary with the opportunity to upskill on Azure.

The Role

As an Infrastructure Architect you will be responsible for producing high-level and low-level designs, and providing advice and support for transition, transformation and delivery on a variety of initiatives such as SAN migrations, data centre moves, server-based computing and desktop transformation technologies such as VDI and application virtualisation.

The Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the creation of high-level and low-level designs in support of defined customer requirements
  • To understand the technical problems, challenges and complexities that exist within each stream or area of a programme and be able to manage and/or liaise with other technical stream lead to arrive at an integrated technology solution that meets the business requirements.
  • Work independently, be self-motivated to produce quality designs, and or advise for your peers and customers
  • Promote co-operation, and where necessary, coach and facilitate co-ordination of all technical streams leaders of a programme to achieve the successful delivery of an integrated technology solution.
  • Identifies, understands and quantifies technical risk and advises on strategies to mitigate that risk.
  • Support the project/programme manager in understanding the technical risks, dependencies and issues that exist, be able to quantify these and the impact that they may have on the project/programme.
  • Ensures that all the agreed business requirements to be satisfied by the project are implemented in the overall solution, are traceable and are compatible with the project's technical architecture.
  • Support the Solutions Architect to develop and enhance standards, policies/guidelines whilst to drive adoption of standards.
  • Perform audits, peer reviews and due diligence as required.
  • Leverage and influence change programmes to develop/enhance the standards, policies/guidelines whilst driving the adoption of standards.

The Requirements

  • Confident in creating high-quality design documentation, including the creation of supporting diagrams, complemented with well written accurate supporting text.
  • Experience of reviewing and creating infrastructure design documents as the subject matter expert
  • Able to demonstrate a history of technical designing, configuration, and implementation expertise as part of transformation and or migration projects
  • Expertise in two or more of the core Microsoft Products (AD, SQL Server, SCCM/WSUS/MDT, App-V/VDI, Hyper-V, Exchange, Teams, SharePoint and Forefront), VMware, Citrix, SAN and Hyperconverged Solutions technologies is also useful
  • Understanding of project delivery including Agile
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure migrations would be desirable but not essential
  • Eligible for SC Clearance

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge to join a leading organisation that makes a real and impacting difference, please apply now.

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