Infrastructure Architect

Infrastructure Architect

Job Title: Infrastructure Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: €600 - €800 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7506
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2018 09:31

Job Description

Our client is a leading Telecoms company in the Belgium Market. Due to additional demands on the business they require an Infrastructure Architect to join the team.

*Lead or contribute to the analysis of large development initiatives
*Express technical leadership to the IT Infrastructure engineering team for delivering solutions meeting functional and non-functional infrastructure requirements:
*ensure architecture principles are understood and translated into design and implementation
*Steer & review the most complex design packages, manage their technical exposure and risk
*Ensure proper oversight for quality assurance of engineering deliveries
*Develop and maintain the infrastructure architecture roadmap
*Maintain strong collaboration, information sharing and support connections with all his architect peers within the company's Solution Delivery department
*Evangelize re-use & programmability through implementation of shared engineering assets
*Develops, monitors and uses influence to encourage utilization of technology standards, guidelines and policies
*Proactively provide feedback regarding infrastructure engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices
*Creates and articulates infrastructure solution architectures that meet business requirements, encompassing the business, application, data and infrastructure elements of the solution
*Compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact and proposes actionable plans
*Identifies opportunities to upgrade, stabilize or improve existing infrastructure services to ensure on-going high performance and supportability, and evaluate emerging technologies against business and IT strategic needs, via R&D and vendor engagement
*Provide internal workshops on roadmaps, technologies or specific solutions to various audience (technical & managerial)
*Ensures good interaction and communication with: Product Managers, Customers, Engineering teams, Security, Operational teams, Program Managers and Suppliers.
*Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future proof global solutions
*Experience Windows, architecture and systems design & associated management tools
*Linux and Unix, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, architecture and systems design & associated management tools
*Virtualization, architecture and systems design: VMWare vSphere, KVM
*Storage & storage virtualization, architecture and systems design, incl fiber channel networks, storage replication techniques including backups solution.
*Common IT technologies like IIS, Active Directory, SCCM/SCOM, PKI, VDI, Remote Desktop Server, DNS
*Identity & Access Management and integration with Active Directory
*End Point compute solutions, including asset management, build automation and Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)
*Enterprise server hardware (HP, EMC, Simplivity)
*High available infrastructure architectures & associated DR management, including the design of real-time, event-driven systems and service oriented architectures
*System monitoring tools (Nagios, Cacti, …), system capacity management, system profiling & application performance tools (Dynatrace, …)
*Security best practices, standards & architecture within the software, system and network engineering in production
*Datacenter routing & switching (incl. integration with firewalling layers) : OSPF, 802.1Q, QinQ, Vswitch, Virtual Connect, VXLAN, NSX

This could be a long term position in Brussels.

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