In this newly created role of Infrastructure Solutions Architect you will focus on working with our internal customers. You will work at idea and project inception stage and then turn this concept into a technical design and confidently communicate it in technical and layman terms. You will be responsible for gaining approval from the Press board to take the project forward.
You will be key in defining the remit of this new role and it will start as a department of one that will then grow and develop through additional hires into a small infrastructure and architecture team and you will have overall ownership of infrastructure road maps.
These solutions will focus on logical and physical models for the design and architecture of the full platform stack from networks, network storage, databases and compute through to virtualization, provisioning and automation within the data centre and public cloud services.
Qualified to ITIL Foundation as a minimum and with a wealth of experience in infrastructure design, you will understand IT design and project management processes. Having Prince2 accreditation would be highly advantageous and you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Infrastructure Technologies such as Cloud IaaS, VMware and Linux. You will have strong relationship building skills and previous line manager experience. With excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, you will be a strategic thinker with a strong desire and focus on continuous improvement.