Network Architect

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Network Analyst
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JN-112021-221240
  • OrganizationType
    IT

Location - Remote working
Duration - 6 months
Rate - £650pd (inside ir35)

My financial services client is looking for an expert Network Architect, someone to be responsible for the systems integration of infrastructure solutions to support key transformational project (Value Stream) aligned OKRs to time and quality.

What would you be doing?
*You'll provide technical systems integration expertise in collaboration with your Group Transformation colleagues by working within a squad/lab/project team.
*You'll transform business requirements and specifications into detailed designs and explore the infrastructure delivery options, developing design ideas as you go.
*Building in infrastructure specific requirements for delivery, for example Non-functional Requirements (NFR), infrastructure detail, volumetrics, and test environments you'll bring the best solution to life.
*Taking the lead in all aspects of infrastructure change within the Lab/project goals throughout their lifecycle means you could be involved with infrastructure build activities or leading the resources supporting the project through the testing cycles and into the live environment.
*You'll support Group Transformation to ensure all the Service Introduction Gateway work is produced by the various CIO supply lines and ensure a smooth handover to Business as Usual.
*Finally you'll support Disaster Recovery tests if applicable and lead resources to address infrastructure defects found over the Warranty Period
It's a truly collaborative set up where you'll get to discuss solutions with domain experts to validate solutions and work with Software Engineers to describe and refine NFT needs.


Key knowledge my client is looking for:
*Microservice Design using Liberty Containers
*Understanding Server.XML and Bootstrap configuration
*VM Ware / Liberty Performance and Capacity Analysis for Infrastructure design
*Dynatrace / Splunk Knowledge
*M-TLS Application Design
*SSO Design including Kerberos
*URI Context Design
*Understanding Urban code project and environment design
*Exposure to multiple infrastructure technologies (Server, Storage, Network) in a Design and/or implementation role.
*Experience of Cloud migration would be desirable.
*Experience of end-to-end project delivery.
*A PSM qualification or Agile environment experience
*A Systems Thinking qualification or exposure to the methodology and working practices will set your application apart.
*Previous Banking/Finance industry experience will be very useful.

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