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Infrastructure Architect

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £100,000
REF: ASH16401AL_1509544281
Contact Name: Amy Lawrie
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A market leading global business within the financial services sector is looking for an Infrastructure Architect with a real passion for technology to join their team. You will provide technical expertise in the design and build of new and existing technical solutions to support their core IT systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking, progressive business that invests heavily in both their staff and technology.

The primary focus of this Infrastructure Architect role is to ensure the infrastructure component of new and existing projects is considered at the very beginning of the project lifecycle; ensuring solutions are fit for purpose. You will align yourself with the development team to ensure that technology selection is appropriate and meets industry standards.

Key responsibilities of this Infrastructure Architect role will include:

Acting as an expert for the infrastructure team throughout the planning and design of solutions delivered to the business
Analyst proposed changes to existing systems and investigate the implications for suggested modifications

To be suitable for this role you MUST possess the following:

Previous experience working within mission-critical production environments
Ability to write architectural design documents and review designs of others
Strong working knowledge of Linux
Good understanding of networking concepts; TCP, DNS, LAN/WAN and data centre architectures
Understanding of current technology trends
Proven knowledge of Public/Private cloud technologies

Any exposure to the following would be beneficial, although not essential:

Knowledge of virtualisation and storage systems
Knowledge of low latency network technologies
Understanding of network monitoring tools i.e. Corville, ExtraHop

The salary on offer for this Infrastructure Engineer role is circa £100,000 plus an outstanding benefits package and bonus.