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Infrastructure Solutions Architect - Outside IR35

  • Location
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH121017
  • Salary £600 - £630 per day
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted September 01, 2021

Investigo's major client is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Solutions architect to work as part of a large IT Transformation programme.

Key responsibilities

  • Design solution architecture for business streams aligned with their strategy, in collaboration with technology and business colleagues
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and articulate the functional and non-functional requirements of the business stream or function
  • Ensure solution architecture is designed to align with the current and target technology estate
  • Participate in quality reviews of solution architecture components and ensure compliance to the solution architectural design during the implementation phase
  • Contribute to formal reviews and evaluations when project and programmes end. Document and socialise the lessons learned from the architecture development
  • Provide architectural guidance to the project implementation team, approving changes to the agreed design in the relevant governance forums
  • Review vendor and supplier proposals to ensure that quality inputs are delivered to provide maximum benefit to the organisation
  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with solution architecture
  • Update global architecture artefacts following approved solution design changes

Key Skills

  • Core Microsoft platforms - Security, Identity (AD, Azure AD, B2C, SSO, MFA, Conditional Access), Microsoft Azure cloud technologies, Intune/MEM, Office 365, on-premise server infrastructure and migration principles)
  • Security foundations and best practices
  • Understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Networking principles and best practices
  • Data storage fundamentals
  • Integration technologies and best practices