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Infrastructure Architect (UKIC DV Cleared)

Ref no. BHN572915
Location Cheltenham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

The Infrastructure Architect will be responsible for designing and implementing robust, scalable, and secure infrastructure solutions that supports the client's delivery of key capabilities.

Key skills required for this role

Infrastructure Architect, eDV, UKIC DV


Infrastructure Architect - UKIC DV Cleared

Job description

Our client is seeking an experienced and visionary Infrastructure Architect to join our team and drive the design and implementation of robust, scalable, and secure infrastructure solutions within the Defence & Security sector.
The Infrastructure Architect will be responsible for designing and implementing infrastructure solutions that support the client's delivery of key capabilities. This role requires a deep understanding of infrastructure components, including servers, storage, networking, and cloud technologies, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architecture Design: Develop and maintain comprehensive infrastructure architecture blueprints and roadmaps that align with the client's objectives and technical requirements.
  • Technology Evaluation: Evaluate emerging technologies and tools, and provide recommendations for adoption to enhance system performance, scalability, and security.
  • Implementation Oversight: Lead the implementation of infrastructure projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with application development, security, and operations teams to ensure seamless integration and optimal performance of infrastructure solutions.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain detailed documentation of infrastructure designs, configurations, and processes to ensure knowledge sharing and operational efficiency.
  • Performance Tuning: Monitor and analyse infrastructure performance, identify bottlenecks, and implement improvements to optimise system performance.
  • Security: Ensure that infrastructure solutions are designed and implemented with a strong focus on security best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Disaster Recovery: Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure the availability and reliability of critical systems and data.
  • Vendor Management: Manage relationships with third-party vendors and service providers, ensuring the delivery of high-quality and cost-effective solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • Technical Skills: In-depth knowledge of servers, storage, data centres, networking, virtualisation, and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and implement tactical solutions.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and mentor technical teams, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and drive initiatives to successful completion.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing business needs and priorities.

If you are an experienced Infrastructure Architect with a passion for creating secure and scalable infrastructure solutions, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join their dynamic team in the Defence & Security sector.

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