Infrastructure Architect Job, London

Are you an Infrastructure Architect who is looking to work on a really exciting project? Fantastic opportunity based in London, our client are looking for you to join their global organisation as an Infrastructure Architect. Great room for progression and a chance to make a difference.

Infrastructure Architect – Permanent – London – Salary up to £100k + generous benefits.

(Candidates will require Full UK SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo)

Are you an Infrastructure Architect who is looking to work on a really exciting project? Fantastic opportunity based in London, our client are looking for you to join their global organisation as an Infrastructure Architect. Great room for progression and a chance to make a difference.

As an Infrastructure Architect you will be working on a specific Public Sector project: Transforming Forensics.

You will work as part of a small technical design team, within larger projects, to achieve technical and business change. All work within the projects will be in collaboration with the police and forensic services unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design of the network infrastructure for shared forensic services across forces, including mobile access from CSIs.
  • Manage the implementation of secure networking for a hybrid cloud to connect bureaux across England and Wales.
  • Work closely with police and Home Office network engineers and systems architects to understand and overcome their constraints and challenges.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of networking technologies and techniques to ensure best practice / use of proven patterns in the configuration of appliances and virtual networks.

The Infrastructure Architect will be responsible for supporting the Solution Architect and the Technical Design Authority in:

  • Development and validation of the hybrid cloud approach and design proposed for the forensic service, including preparation of and supporting network models.
  • Collaboration with police technical stakeholders to migrate to buy-into, and plan for, the transition to a national networked solution.
  • Design and implementation of feasibility studies to mitigate any technical risk.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience of networking platforms and systems in the public sector / law enforcement.

  • Able to deliver transformational change – mobile and cloud enabling enterprises.

  • Creates real and measurable business value, as evidenced by operational solutions.

  • Depth of experience in configuring secure network technology – routers, firewalls, etc.

  • Experience in the design of LANs, WANs, VPNs, virtual networks, and hybrid clouds.

  • Able to design, build, monitor, and load balance highly available secure networks.

  • Knowledge of how to setup and monitor gateways, e.g. for remote / device access.

  • Understanding of constraints with current police networks (PSNP, Airwave).

  • Proven delivery of solutions to enable access to mobile / remote / local networks and apps.

  • Working knowledge of virtualisation technology and container-based deployment.

  • Understanding of information security constraints and best practice.

  • Able to lead architecture sessions on network design in complex environments.

  • At least three years’ experience as an architect / lead designer of major network solutions.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with team members and a wide range of people.

  • Demonstrates good organisational skills giving the ability to deliver to timeframes and estimates.

  • Demonstrates good written, oral, comprehension and presentational skills.

  • Proven capability in the documenting network designs.

Desirable:

  • Have, or working towards, a qualification in technical architecture, e.g. MCSE in Cloud Platform & Infrastructure or similar.

  • Other technical qualifications / training, e.g. in secure or cloud-based network design.

  • Security certification, e.g. CISSP, CISMP, etc.

(Candidates will require Full UK SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo)

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