Senior Infrastructure Architect - London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £410.00 - £430.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Connah O'Keeffe

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    24 months

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Senior Infrastructure Architect

Morson are recruiting for a Senior Infrastructure Architect to join our client in London. This is a contract role which lasts for 24 months.

*Development and industry best practices
*Given a set of business requirements create an Infrastructure design which meets the requirements and is in line with Technology Development Infrastructure roadmap. Specific business non-functional requirements will include performance, security, reliability and availability of service
*Ensure that infrastructure solutions proposed by third parties suppliers meet our clients business and technical requirements
*Analyse the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies in the infrastructure and recommend solutions for improvement
*Ensure that Technology Development processes are not hindered by infrastructure issues
*Ensure that project impacts on the infrastructure are identified, assessed, assured, and documented
*Develop and define future roadmaps for the infrastructure according to industry trends and best practice
*Ensure that the capacity planning process for the key systems is manage efficiently. Approval of the capacity plans and, potentially, infrastructure purchases based on future capacity requirements
*Perform infrastructure audits on third party contractors. These will include asset management, disaster recovery and servicing of the infrastructure.

What we are looking for from you:

*Detailed knowledge of Windows and/or Unix infrastructure and respective operating systems.
*Detailed knowledge of network designs including security or detailed knowledge of SAN infrastructure and SAN Fabric
*Detailed knowledge of Microsoft SQL database and/or Oracle database technologies
*Detailed knowledge of public cloud technologies and trends
*Broad knowledge and understanding of planning and project management tools and techniques
*Degree or equivalent qualification such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework).
*Office 365 and Modern Desktop

*Strong infrastructure architecture skills in architecting technology components across software, infrastructure and networks.
*Ability to take a loose set of requirements and build a high level architecture using common standards. Refining the architecture as more information is discovered, decisions identified and choices are made.
*Proven ability to analyse complex components, identify decision points, draw conclusions and produce architecture roadmaps.
*Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people within the delivery team including project managers, business analysts, developers, and testers.

*Have a detailed understanding and experience in profiling applications, migration techniques of such has rehost, replatform and refactor.
*Has experience of designing business applications. Has an understanding of the non functional requirements such as reliability, scalability, performance and resilience.
*Proven experience in leading datacentre or cloud migrations projects
*Experience of communicating a technical issue to team members.

If you are interested and have relevant qualifications and experience, apply now and I will be in touch with you shortly.

Alternatively, contact Connah OKeeffe at Morson International for more information about this position.