Infrastructure Solutions Architect

From £59 per hour - Winchester, Hants

Posted: 15th, Oct 2019

Reference N°: 21784


The minimum salary offered for this position is £600 per day however the client may pay up to £650 per day to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

Solutions Architect (BSS, OSS & Underlying Technology Infrastructure Estate)

Day Rate Contract to start immediately

Anticipated contract term is 9 months commencing Sep 19

Location; Winchester, Hampshire, UK

The Company

Our client, a UK telecommunications company that provides infrastructure and broadcast transmission facilities, commercial WiFi and smart meter facilities, is undertaking several strategic initiatives across multiple business units which include the replacement or reengineering of a large part of its existing business (BSS) operational support system (OSS) and underlying technology infrastructure estate.

The Role

The role is mostly hands-on. The solution architect should ensure that every major project takes the Company closer to its overall business and technology goals and is underpinned by well thought-through, flexible and pragmatic solution architectures rather than being designed in isolation.

The solution architect will be accountable for producing solution architecture and designs and seeking their approval by presenting at the weekly IT Design Authority Board, ensuring joined-up thinking across technical peers and business stakeholders.

Applicant Experience & Skills

Must haves;

· Comprehensive and proven technology infrastructure / architecture experience. Including converged, hyper converged and traditional systems. Private and public cloud server virtualisation IaaS PaaS Hyper-v, AWS, Azure, VMware, SDN platforms VMWare NSX and Cisco ACI

· Broad understanding of physical, data, network and transport technology layers

· Comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles with recognised expertise in one or more areas of relevant technologies

· Proven ability to identify and mitigate operational risks and constraints

· Demonstrate you understand current and emerging technology trends, research market opportunities and keep yourself and peers up to date with engineering practises

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills; with the ability to explain complex problems in a simple and effective manner

· Experience of leading or participating in cross-functional technical design authorities

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