Job Description

Infrastructure Architect -Migration/Implementation -Outside IR35

Based in London (working from home until further notice) an Infrastructure Architect is required on a contract basis to work on the Infrastructure work stream of a Data Centre Migration programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Principal Infrastructure Architect and Core Project Team to shape the technical engagement with the awarded infrastructure partner across the following towers:-
    • Networking
    • Core Infrastructure (Compute, Storage, Services)
    • Security
    • End User Computing
  • Participate in workshops, providing quality assurance and gathering requirements to shape programme deliverables.
  • Understand the As-Is Infrastructure components.
  • Formulate and document DC Migration programme technology artefacts that help to articulate desired direction of travel:
    • Design principles and policies
    • Requirements (Functional and Non-Functional)
    • Technical standards
    • Key Decisions
    • Solution briefs and high level designs
  • Oversee and assure the work of in-house and external design and delivery streams.
  • Challenge delivery partner(s) proposals where necessary to protect the interests and needs.
  • Engage with internal teams to ensure all interests are taken into account.
  • Support the transition of this Scope of Services to a Third Party Provider once appointed.

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience in Infrastructure Architecture across multiple domains such as Networking, Compute, Storage, Security and End User Compute.
  • Experience of green field datacentre programme design, implementation and migration.
  • Technical vendor relationship and management.

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