Principal Infrastructure Solution Architect

Remote Contract - HCI - Machine-to-machine Solutions

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Principal Infrastructure Solution Architect in Winchester or Remote

This is a 3 month contract for an experienced Infrastruction Solution Architect. It can either be on site in Winchester or carried out fully remotely, depending on your preference and the current climate on start date.

You’ll be delivering a new infrastructure platform in this company’s business unit. You’ll be working on machine-to-machine solutions on a shared platform and while completing your individual, hands-on work you will also be taking charge of the team which includes designers and SME’s to deliver the project as planned.

Principal Infrastructure Solution Architect Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for producing commercial proposals, RFIs RFPs for the complex technical requirements of the project
  • Problem solve your way through the intricate technical problems as they arise
  • Use your extensive knowledge of architecture best practices to ensure these are implemented as needed in this project
  • Interpret business requirements provided from stakeholders to become technical requirements
  • Organise projects, programmes and portfolios to ensure the delivery of future architecture is effective
  • Make sure that technical requirements and standards are upheld through robust quality assurance processes
  • Control technical risks and issues
  • Review and improve existing program and project architecture to ensure it is compliant with IT standards, policies and architectural plans

Requirements for this role:

  • Extensive background of work with technology infrastructure and architecture. This should include: tradition, converged and hyper converged systems.
  • Examples of high quality work with private and public cloud server virtualisation IaaS PaaS Hyper-v, AWS, Azure, VMware, SDN platforms VMWare NSX and Cisco ACI
  • Knowledge of, and experience with physical, data, network and transport technology layers
  • Good understanding of engineering principles as a whole, with expertise in at least one area.
  • Background of work where you have identified and mitigated operational risks and constraints
  • Experience leading the development of technical road map
  • Examples of work where you have evaluated and set quality standards within legal and statutory requirements
  • Experience with: cross-functional technical design authorities, the shift from on-premise to cloud computing, applying architecture framework in a practical context
  • A personal interest in emerging technology and the surrounding market


A little bit about the city: Winchester

Topping the list of the best places to live in the UK in 2016, Winchester is a small city with an incredible cathedral and much more. As the former capital of England, this city is brimming with history and culture and is a great place to live and work in. Despite being a busy little city with heaps of character, Winchester is right on the edge of the South Downs, meaning that rural life is only minutes away if you fancy escaping the city life for a moment of countryside peace.

Winchester Cathedral is certainly what the city is famous for, it is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe and as a Grade I listed building, is home to many historical and treasured artefacts. The stunning building hosts a variety of events throughout the year from concerts, theatre and an amazing market and ice rink at Christmas time. Winchester is a short 45-minute train journey away from London and is very close to the major cities of Portsmouth and Southampton. As for getting around the city itself, the most efficient way is on foot as the compact city centre is very pedestrian friendly, however Winchester also offers a widespread bus service (also extending to surrounding towns) and an excellent bicycle subscription scheme making borrowing a bike in the city extremely easy and cost effective.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Reference: ML/10748

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