Infrastructure Architect, Jobs, Scotland, Edinburgh/Midlothian, 5745

Infrastructure Architect - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Technology - IT- Application
Ref: 5745 Date Posted: Monday 17 Sep 2018
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Nine Twenty are currently recruiting for an Infrastructure Architect to join one of our clients who reside in the medical space.  The infrastructure Architect is responsible for the day to day running of the infrastructure and technology architecture, reviewing new technologies, assisting in reviewing and developing infrastructure architecture models, plans and act as a final point of escalation in events of extensive failure within the business.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary £45,000
  • Bonus Structure
  • Onsite Gym (Edinburgh office)
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Contributory Pension scheme 
  • Relocation Package 
  • Contemporary open planned offices 
  • Company events

You’ll be:

  • Performing Server hardware configuration and provisioning to provide a secure and performant compute platform
  • Maintaining the security and integrity of network infrastructure and services such that unauthorised activity can be recognised and prevented
  • Managing secure and resilient datacentres to support products and internal services
  • Identifying issues proactively and taking any corrective actions necessary to sustain the environment
  •  Assisting with the resolution of unusual or escalated customer service issues related to datacentre and network services to ensure that any disruption is minimised
  • Responding in a timely manner to datacentre and network issues in order to maintain a highly available service to the business
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with technical colleagues working in Engineering, allowing closer collaboration
  • Reviewing and recommending new technologies with the aim of improving existing services
  • Training and mentoring junior colleagues to raise their levels of expertise and minimise the number of required ticket escalation
  • Assisting in the analysis of trends in load/throughput and performance against benchmarks
  • Assisting in the analysis of outages and working on preventative plans

We are looking for:

Knowledge:

  • A previous track record in a similar role

Skills:

  • Excellent Problem solving using logical and systematic approaches
  • Self-Motivated
  • Time Management
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to understand the long term impact of decisions
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of network security tools and security practices
  • Oral and written communication skills
  •  Solid understanding of computer network architecture
  • Awareness of Disaster Recovery planning and implementation
  •  Awareness of Business continuity planning and implementation
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of network security tools and security practices

Experience of the following technologies:

  • Routers, Switches and Firewalls
  • TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, iSCSI
  • SSL, VPN and IP Sub-netting
  •  Network Quality of Service configuration
  • Solid analytical troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Microsoft Windows server operating systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Server Virtualisation technologies
  • Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please apply today or call Sophie at Nine Twenty.