Infrastructure Architect - High Calibre Managed Service Provider
Managed Service Provider in central London requires a highly capable technical infrastructure architect to join them to assist in the design of modern technology solutions for clients across the city. Clients are typically Financial Services businesses of up to several thousand users, although the business provides IT Managed Services to a wide variety of clients.
This exceptional and long-standing MSP has a solid platform from which to expand, delivering solutions across the full infrastructure estate, with particular emphasis on cloud (Private Cloud, AWS and Azure).
This is a customer facing position encompassing the full range of responsibilities typical of a Infrastructure Architect for an IT Services Provider; Presales consulting / advisory (not the core purpose of the position), solution design, documentation, project planning and project implementation. You'll also be responsible for leading / mentoring a team of highly capable 3rd line engineers.
Key core technology experience/skills required:
- Proven track record in provision of detailed infrastructure design and solutions
- Public, private and hybrid cloud: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Experience of on premise to Azure or AWS migrations highly desirable.
- Windows Server, Active Directory, SQL, Backup and Recovery
- Excellent knowledge of Virtualisation technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.)
- Network transformation; LAN/WAN, unified communications, telephony etc.
- History of successful technical consulting and architecture engagements within the SME and enterprise space
This position will suit a "hands-on" Technical Infrastructure Architect or Technical Consultant with Architectural / Solution Design experience, a strong understanding of emerging technologies ( particularly Cloud ) and a drive to support business operations through technology solutions. Opportunity to work with prestigious Financial Services companies across the city as a senior solution designer / technical architect.
- Cloud Computing
- Project Management
- Technical Architecture
- Windows Azure
- Infrastructure Solutions