Infrastructure Architect - FMCG

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  • Design and implement IT systems that support an enterprise infrastructure. Working with business leaders, solution delivery, and infrastructure management teams to determine the outcomes that a technical project or system should deliver, then design, build and deploy as part of a larger project. In addition, the infrastructure architect should identify the business requirements and incorporate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions.

  • Technical ability being only one aspect of the internal infrastructure architect role. Creative thinking, project management and research also play a key part in the sourcing and design of new solutions which are fit for business purpose.

  • Not just tasked with creating new core infrastructure elements, the job/role includes assessing current systems for security and suitability and researching potential upgrades.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Assessing existing systems to ensure they meet business requirements

  • Monitoring the security of existing business systems

  • Predicting and overseeing infrastructure or software upgrades based on business needs

  • Technical direction of new system implementations

  • Creating detailed project plans for new system designs and rollouts

  • Reporting on project deployments

Job Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • The successful candidate should be experienced in the following:

  • Network Engineering

  • Computer science

  • Software development and scripting (not mandatory but would be a plus)

  • Project Management

  • IT Service Management

Other beneficial technical skills would include experience with:

  • Develop Network and Telecommunications solutions

  • Proficient in network security, network infrastructure, and TCP/IP

  • Profound knowledge of network architecture and virtualization technologies

  • Proficient in Open Systems and Compute/Storage infrastructure

  • Cloud methodologies

  • Solid understanding in Project Lifecycle, Statement of Work, and Structural design principles

  • Planning and designing support processes and adhere to best practices

The successful candidate should possess the following soft skills:

  • The ability to solve problems fast

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audience

Certifications include any of the following:

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional in Security (CCNP Security)

  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Prince2 Foundation for Project Management

  • ITIL Foundation

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