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Infrastructure Enterprise Architect

Birmingham, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £90000 - £120000/annum Fantastic Benefits

Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall)

The UK's leading provider of IT Solutions and Services is looking to hire an experienced Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall) to work with operational and project teams to provide expert guidance on various aspects of infrastructure and application-based solutions.

The Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall)

will be responsible for producing business case, solution overview and high-level designs, and providing guidance and support for the delivery on a variety of initiatives.

The Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall) will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise to design systems to support our customer needs.

Responsibilities for the Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall):

* Direct several other Technical Design, Application and Network Communications architects during the design and delivery phase.

* Assist with the coordination of other technical SMEs to support the delivery and implementation phases of a programme or project

* Understand the challenges and complexities that exists within each stream or area of a programme and be able to integrate these activities.

* Promote co-operation and facilitate coordination of all technical and non-technical streams within a programme to achieve the successful delivery of an integrated solution.

* Be an excellent communicator and comfortable at explaining and presenting both solutions and rationale for decision making to a technical and non-technical audience via documentation and presentations.

* Provide consultancy to determine and understand the dependencies that exist between technical and non-technical components across streams.

* Support the project / programme manager/Director in understanding the risks, dependencies and issues that exist and the impact that these may have on the project / programme.

* Understand what the project / programme will deliver from a business and benefits perspective and to advise on areas where this in not congruent with the proposed solution.

* Leverage and influence change Programmes to develop and enhance the relevant standards, policies and guidelines whilst driving adoption of standards.

* Be an active team member of the architecture team and support colleagues through collaborative transparent peer reviews, audits, standards compliance checks and due diligence as required.

Skills Expertise required for the Infrastructure Enterprise Architect (Cisco, CCNP, CCIE, Routing, Switching, Cisco ACI, Firewall):

* Working in a BPO environment involved in growth of our business, and the working on the transformation of the IT estate into target architecture.

* Cisco networking and Hitachi Data systems equipment would be beneficial.

* Ability to familiarise yourself with the application environment and understand how they can be amended to meet new customer requirements is going to be an essential skill.

* Possesses a broad knowledge of solution areas such as transformation and migration, security, business analysis, applications, integration and infrastructure, service management, including trends in the current marketplace and understands how these interact to arrive at a solution.

* Significant experience of adopting and enforcing governance and assurance methods.

* Experience of designing implementing solutions as part of multi-stream change Programmes.

* Familiarity with business and technical concepts such as business process design, service management, applications, servers, networks and security (both technical and process).

* Understands complex business problems and commercial frameworks and how to apply a logical, systematic approach to arrive at an appropriate solution.

* Good Communicator able to reduce complex ideas to simple terms and express these to both a non-technical and technical audience.

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Role: Infrastructure Enterprise Architect
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands (County),

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