Solution Architect

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: UK - United Kingdom - Reading United Kingdom Reading
  • Date Posted: March 18, 2020
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    Solution Architect – Virtual Infrastructure

    Our client, a multinational and leading telecom organisation, is looking to hire an Infrastructure Solution Architect to join them for a 6-month extendable contract based in Reading.

    The role responsibilities, & key skills and experience required:

    • 10+ years? experience in Infrastructure Solution Architect role
    • Hands-on experience in deploying, configuring and troubleshooting software or networking equipment (like: Guardicore, VMware NSX ) – a must
    • In-depth knowledge in four out of the five technologies: Networking, Virtualization, Micro-segmentation, Active Directory, Operating System (Win+Lnx) – a must
    • Expertise in design of Active Directory, ADFS architecture and Integration of core infrastructure technologies.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Linux architecture & integration with Active Directory
    • Hands-on experience with the following is an advantage: Config management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes, CloudFormation etc.)
    • Strong communication skills and business orientation – a must
    • Work with the customer throughout a delivery project life cycle – project management, planning, architecture (including HLD, LLD etc.), deploying and configuring state of the art Segmentation platform
    • Deliver advanced professional services (such as training / expansions / configurations / optimizations) according to SoW
    • Work closely with members of Support and Engineering teams to quickly resolve any client issues
    • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Experience collaborating with a remote/global team
    • Experience in TOGAF, Agile and DevOps are all advantages with experience in relevant consultancy and/or architecture roles.
    • Experience in Enterprise IT Lifecycle Management
    • Ability to design and implement new systems
    • Basic knowledge in core enterprise network design & infrastructure
    • Knowledge of Telco OSS Platforms

    Software Development Methodologies:

    • Agile and DevOps

    Key Qualifications:

    • Education: Educated to degree level or holds a professional qualification
    • Minimum Years of experience: 15+ years

    To apply, or for more information, please contact pjones@firstpointgroup.com or call 07971 751 477. Thanks!