We are looking for a seasoned Architect with expert knowledge within networks including moving businesses towards cloud and what is entailed in this. This includes the move towards Automation technologies and the strategy behind this, the alignment with security policies and that they are implemented and that whatever is implemented is consistent with the companies goals and visions.
Along with this you would be working with customers of the business to ensure customer requirements are at the forefront of priorities.
This is a great opportunity for a well-versed Architect to really make a stamp on an organisation in which there is less red tape than you would find at something larger. An ability to move a company forward in the way of thinking and in working practices towards their goal of being a true 'DevOps' environment.
- Develop the strategy and design for enterprise networks including cloud services
- Ability to be a key Stakeholder in developing the strategy behind cloud and automation technologies
- Ensure procedures are followed to maintain focus on security and quality
- Be the final escalation point for major technical issues relating to network services
- Help in pre and post sales with technical enquires when required
- Liaise with customers to ensure projects are designed and delivered as planned
- Minimum 5 years in a similar position
- Strong understanding of networking principles as they relate to data centres and cloud services
- A long history of working as a network engineer including cloud and SDN
- Experience in working in regulated environments
- Understanding of ITIL standards
- Deep understanding of designing and deploying networks in a hybrid cloud environment
- Strong understanding of AWS and cloud-based tech
- Experience in implementing IaaS, SaaS, PaaS either on-premise or cloud.
- Exposure to CI/CD with tools such as Kubernetes
The following would be desirable
- Previous experience in the financial industry is an advantage
- Experience in payments is a strong advantage
- PCI DSS understanding
- Degree qualified