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Technical Architect

Location: GLAN-YR-AFON, CLWYD Salary: 300.00 - 390.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Technology Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3122827
A Technical Architect is required for a Large Public Sector Client for a 5 Month + Contract.

The Infrastructure Design team are looking for an experienced Senior Infrastructure Design Architect to perform a migration from VMWare to Hyper V for a number of distinctly different services that run from two geographical sites, understanding the needs of each of the bespoke services will be key factor to the role.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Managing a number of additional infrastructure design activities
• Conduct infrastructure R&D to identify and validate emerging and proposed technologies
• Define infrastructure standard hardware and software configurations for deployment
• Validate the behaviour of applications affecting the National Infrastructure throughout the design, build, test and deployment of solutions;
• Certify all new corporate wide applications for use on the National Infrastructure;
• Plan and forecast capacity needs for the National Infrastructure;
• Assist in designing and developing value for money hosting and service management arrangements for the national infrastructure;
• Assist the service management team with the creation of policies, services and tools necessary for monitoring and managing all corporate services remotely;
• Work with other NWIS directorates and NHS Wales organisations to develop new and appropriate infrastructure maintenance and troubleshooting procedures;
• Design and assist with the implementation of systems and procedures for ensuring business continuity and disaster recovery;
• Design procedures for backups of corporate systems on the National Infrastructure;
• Design ongoing measures for recognizing and handling various levels of disasters;
• Engineer procedures for recovery testing;
• Provide technical input and a quality assurance role
• Provide professional leadership and support to infrastructure professionals;

The Senior Infrastructure Design Architect must have the following qualifications:
• Educated to masters (at least one degree engineering related) or equivalent experience (degree alone will not be sufficient)
• Evidenced higher professional development (e.g. Microsoft, VMware)

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are essential for this role. All CV’s submitted must evidence the candidates proven experience and strong skills in the following areas:

• strong infrastructure design and implementation skills
• strong solutions design / implementation skills, include highly available site resilient systems
• strong migration skills for legacy systems
• key Technical skills:
o VMWare
o Hyper V
o HP / Dell storage and servers – design and implementation
o Citrix Load balancing- design
o Microsoft system centre suite
o Cloud technologies
• Business continuity application design and testing
• Prince 2
• Ability to documentation thoroughly
• High level of NHS experience
• Customer focused – ability to discuss technical issues with customers (Internal and external)

We are looking for an experienced Senior Infrastructure Design Architect who can quickly learn our systems and deliver against objectives without close supervision.

Job Closes 24/10/17  15:00 

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