Network Infrastructure Architect

Job Category:
Management
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
South Dublin
Location:
Unspecified
Salary:
€80,000 to €90,000 per annum
Posted:
29/11/2016
Recruiter:
Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
Job Ref:
LI- 1000

Network Infrastructure Architect

 

SUMMARY:

·         Developing & governing IT Infrastructure roadmap regionally as well as for major ITI programs

·         Building relationships to key external suppliers to promote partnership based working

·         Advising business partners (like ADM partners, Project managers, etc. ) on IT Infrastructure roadmap including technology roadmap

·         Assisting service owners in order to develop and keep their services up to date

·         Influencing & providing consultancy to ensure ADM (Application Development & Maintenance) are design with fit for purpose infrastructure

 

KEY TASKS & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

·         Develop and lead activities in the scope of 2 or more Infrastructure technologies within ITI Architecture

·         Maintains knowledge of IT Infrastructure strategy &  architecture, standards and practices and consistently applies these standards

·         Defines, develops, documents & maintains IT Infrastructure architecture by continually evaluating trends in technology, industry & business needs

·         Drive & define IT Infrastructure architecture , technical solutions and  global IT standards as well as practices for IT Infrastructure in the realms of specializations

·         Provides consultation & direction on IT Infrastructure strategy & architecture to various stakeholders including internal & external service providers as applicable

·         Ensures a close alignment of the ITI architecture and technical assurance function in terms of IT Infrastructure architecture, road map, standards, etc.

·         Has in-depth of knowledge in given assigned technology areas or topics

·         Maintains understanding of the functionality and the use of the IT application portfolio for specific business functions

·         Actively communicates and promotes the IT Infrastructure strategy & architecture

·         Leads strategic partnerships for technology and enterprise-wide solution adaption

·         Provides architectural design approval and ensures that IT Infrastructure architectural standards and practices are followed through project and program involvement

·         Provides formal and informal leadership and direction to other architects and ITI personnel, particularly in the areas of specialization.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

 

Qualifications

Bachelor in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent professional experience is required.

 

Experience

·         5+ years of professional experience

·         3+ years on projects of a program, with proven track record of successful delivery

·         Line / people management experience is desirable

·         Executive stakeholder skills with proven capability of building & managing relationships

·         Experience in major information management programs in key business areas for banks, insurance companies and/or investment banks

·         Solid experience in working in matrixed environments and diverse global stakeholder networks

 

KNOWLEDGE:

·         English: Able to participate in and facilitate discussions with complex content. Composes reports with almost no grammatical errors and can communicate proficiently.

·         Holistic infrastructure architecture capable of providing an integrated vision of all infrastructure technologies.

·         Specialization in 1 of the following infrastructure technologies groupings:

·         Specialization in datacentre, storage, compute, virtualization, utility services (AD, CMDB, provisioning, automation), and application stack platforming. (location Germany)

·         Specialization in network (both LAN and WAN), security (DMZ, WAF, network tagging) Proxy services, and load balancing. (location Ireland)

·         Specialization in migration and transformation, interoperability and interface to application development. End to end including process and telecommunications.(location UK)

·         Strong leadership and C-Suite/Board communication skills

·         Expertise in business and IT architecture, including familiarity with leading architectural standards such as TOGAF, FEA and/or Zachman

·         Expertise in creating and deploying best practices and methodologies

·         Very good team player who is skilled at building up and managing stakeholder relationships successfully

·         Highly self-driven personality and ability to think “out of the box” and raise the bar; using one’s own initiative

·         High personal maturity to interact with senior people within the   organization

·         Credibility to work across multiple functions and geographies

·         Ambitious, team-oriented, results-driven, growth-oriented mentality

·         Excellent complex program management skills,

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills

 

Contact Details:
Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
Tel: +353 1 661 0444
Contact: Liam Irvine

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