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Infrastructure Specialist

Job Title: Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: 8652 INFRA SP_1518540953
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email: ellise@projectrecruit.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a major global organisation, has an excellent opportunity available for enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Infrastructure Specialist with solid experience. This will be a temporary 6 month contract initially. The office is based in Bradford

The role is a specialist in infrastructure technology, architecture and design. The purpose of the role is design, document and communicate Infrastructure Architecture across all IT programmes and projects. It is a senior role working as part of a small team and therefore excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

Role:

  • HLIA and Blueprint creation on time, to quality.
  • Pre Project estimates produced on time and to acceptable variance.
  • Acceptance by stakeholders of the proposed infrastructure solutions.

Dimensions:

  • Design with awareness of project budget constraints.
  • Design with awareness of technical landscape and strategy.
  • Governance of design through delivery and implementation.
  • Multi-vendor, multi-partner environment.

Accountabilities:

  • Work as part of a wider project team reporting to Project/Programme Manager.
  • Work with Heads of IT on new initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with 3rd parties, build and infrastructure teams.
  • Work closely with fellow Architects.
  • Form initial infrastructure solution and estimate as part of 'pre project' activity.
  • Manage delivery of necessary infrastructure design deliverables on time to required quality.
  • Lead technical decisions needed and communicate to stakeholders.
  • Ensure infrastructure solutions are best value in line with strategy and requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience required:

Infrastructure technologies knowledge;

  • Platform - Unix, Linux, Windows.
  • Database - Oracle & MS SQL.
  • Network - Data, Voice & SAN.
  • Cloud - Primarily AWS, & Google. Others optional.
  • TOGAF 9 qualification desirable
  • Exposure to DEVOPS.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication - must be articulate
  • Lead technical decision making
  • Work with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience as an Infrastructure Architect in a complex environment.
  • Experience as a Senior Technician in an infrastructure role.
  • Experience working for a retail customer is ideal