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Infrastructure Solution Architect
Welwyn Garden City
30/11/2016

PayPoint has an opening for an experienced Infrastructure Solution Architect (ISA).
The role will be to create Infrastructure architecture designs including build documentation, configuration design and the co-ordination of the installation activities. These will be targeted to multiple environments using a series of predefined catalogue items and the ITIL service Management process.
The successful candidate will primarily have a systems and infrastructure engineering background and be able to apply these to the design of compute, storage, and networking solutions utilising virtualisation technologies.
 
Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • The creation of Infrastructure/Architectural project designs;
  • The ownership of Infrastructure/Architectural project design through build and through to production handoff;
  • The responsibility for the quality of designs and implementations
 
Experience:
  • Prior hands on experience in the supporting, engineering and designing mission critical IT infrastructure solutions ;
  • A broad market awareness of IT infrastructure solutions, landscape and trends and use cases, e.g. software defined datacentre;
  • A deep understanding of Network, Database and Technical Services
 
Essential skills – you will have exposure to some of the following
  • A highly motivated, focussed, flexible and tenacious individual with excellent analytical, organisational and planning skills;
  • A detailed, conscientious and systematic in approach to work;
  • The design and implementation of server infrastructure and network solutions;
  • HP Server hardware, Netapp Storage and VMWare;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to listen effectively and be able to interact at all levels within the organisation;
  • Familiarity with:
    • Current and legacy Windows Operating Systems;
    • Enterprise Databases, e.g. SQL Server, MongoDB;
    • Management and monitoring, e.g. SCOM, Solarwinds;
    • Network routers, switches, firewalls & load balancers;
    • Major vendor storage & SAN solutions e.g. NetApp
 
Desirable skills – exposure to any of the following would be highly desirable
  • ITIL Certification;
  • VMWare network architectures and best practices;
  • Virtual network implementation
  • TOGAF qualification
 
Reporting line:
  • Position reports to the Head of Infrastructure Delivery

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