Infrastructure Architect, London / Edinburgh (Contract)

 Location: London
 Salary: £450-600 a day
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Infrastructure Architect, London / Edinburgh (Contract)

The Infrastructure Architecture role is to join a team of Infrastructure Architects who are responsible for global infrastructure design, standards and governance. The successful candidate should have a broad technical knowledge and be able to produce designs as well as peer review in-depth technical solutions.

You will have a strong background in infrastructure and be comfortable translating business requirements into infrastructure solutions with scalability, security and resilience in mind.  

You will have a genuine passion for technology, keeping yourself informed with industry trends and be comfortable constructively challenging decisions.


  • Ownership of infrastructure solutions, turning requirements into detailed designs through requirements analysis and working closely with Solutions Architects
  • Own all infrastructure and non-functional aspects for designs
  • Detailed solution analysis with options presentation in conjunction with other members of the architecture team
  • Ensure designs and technical architecture changes are approved via the appropriate design governance boards, e.g. Infrastructure Design Authority
  • Evaluation and recommendation of software, solutions and toolsets
  • Adopt industry best practices and methodologies in the proposed solutions
  • Development of the right and appropriate documentation at both business and technical level
  • Identifying, recommending and delivering opportunities for improvement to enhance quality, efficiency and effectiveness of deliverables
  • Stakeholder management

General Skills

  • Creation of high level and low level solution designs
  • Creation of roadmaps and blueprints
  • Highly motivated, with a ‘can do’ attitude with a keen attention to detail
  • Good communicator across all levels and can translate technical challenges to the lay person
  • Conduct research into issues and technologies as required
  • Good presentation and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of architectural frameworks, e.g. TOGAF / CISSP / Agile / SCRUM / Zachman / ITIL

Required Skills

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have previously worked on large-scale projects with a focus on the following technical areas:

  • Strong Server, Compute and Virtualisation technologies
  • Storage technologies, including SAN architecture/design
  • Network, firewall and lod balancing Design considerations
  • End User Computing/Workplace technologies with specific exposure to VDI
  • Design-level understanding of SQL Server RDBMS resilience models
  • Exposure to hype-scale Public Cloud capabilities, e.g. Microsoft Azure

Please contact me ASAP mfor further information.


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