DV Cleared Infrastructure Architect

Ref: ZR_8573_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 July 2024


Our client is working on a highly critical project within a key government client, and they are actively looking for an Architect to play a crucial role!

The Infrastructure Architect will drive the design and implementation of robust, scalable, and secure infrastructure solutions that supports the client’s delivery of key capabilities.

This role requires a deep understanding of infrastructure components, including servers, storage, networking, and cloud technologies, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality solutions.

This is a hybrid role with at least 3 days per week on site, more will be required sometimes.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive infrastructure architecture blueprints and roadmaps that align with the client’s objectives and technical requirements.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and tools, and provide recommendations for adoption.
  • Lead the implementation of infrastructure projects, ensuring they are completed on time/budget.
  • Work closely with application development, security, and operations teams to ensure seamless integration.
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation of infrastructure designs, configurations, and processes.
  • Monitor and analyse infrastructure performance, identify bottlenecks, and implement improvements to optimise system performance.
  • Have a strong focus on security best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure the availability and reliability of critical systems and data.
  • Manage relationships with third-party vendors and service providers.


Skills & experience
  • Experience as an Architect in a highly secure environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of servers, storage, data centres, networking, virtualization.
  • Have strong experience of working with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and implement tactical solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead and mentor technical teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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