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Lead Infrastructure Architect

  • Job reference: 23692
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services, Strategy and Architecture
  • Salary: £700 - £800 per day

Lead Infrastructure Architect

A global Insurance provider urgently requires a Lead Infrastructure Architect to join their architecture practice as part of a Global IT Transformation.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following

  • The ability to act as an architectural ambassador and technical advisor to the business, able to clearly articulate and gain stakeholder agreement and support with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Able to clearly communicate complex IT concepts to non-technical business recipients
  • Proven capability for both high- level strategic and pragmatic "common sense" thinking
  • Considerable experience within a complex, global organisation (ideally within a Financial Services or other highly regulated environments)
  • Significant experience with the production of both "As-Is" and "To-Be" technology landscapes and associated roadmaps
  • Experience in designing or implementing IaaS/PaaS based solutions on AWS or Azure, and the adoption of 3rd party vendor SaaS software solutions
  • Experience in migrating workloads from on-Premise data centres to the public cloud
  • Experience configuring automation for Public/Private cloud based workloads
  • A detailed understanding of Microsoft technologies including Windows Server, Desktops Active Directory, Server & Hosting technologies including VMware, Blades, Clustering, Azure, AWS, End User Technologies including Citrix, Exchange, Windows Desktop, collaboration tools, SharePoint
  • An understanding of Storage, Network technology, security concepts, database platforms including SQL, Oracle, tools, automation & monitoring

Should you feel you are a good fit, please do not hesitate to contact Lucas Howman - lucas.howman@lafosse.com / 0207 9321685

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