Senior Infrastructure Architect (outside of IR35) at Venesky-Brown Recruitment Ltd., Edinburgh & Lothians, £475-£525 per day

£475 - £525 per day
  • Outside Spy
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation based in Edinburgh, are currently looking to recruit a Senior Infrastructure Architect for an initial 6 month contract on a rate of £475-525/day (outside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will initially be remote based.


• Ensuring coherence and currency of relevant areas of the organisation's Technology Reference Architecture.
• Maintaining Enterprise Architecture modelling in relation to lifecycle and supportability of the organisation's infrastructure.
• Ensuring appropriate resilience and security are built into the existing and future infrastructure
• Developing strategic considerations for enhancements to the estate to reduce costs and improve delivery of digital services
• Develop and document principles, polices, standards and building blocks related to the organisation's infrastructure
• Creating and maintaining the 2 - 5 year roadmap for the organisation's infrastructure and all supporting architecture artefacts
• Providing technical delivery assurance to the organisation's projects, programmes and delivery labs, ensuring alignment with principles, policies, standards and roadmaps
• Providing technical assistance and advice with management and engagement of the organisation's suppliers


• Experience of the design and implementation of LAN, WAN, voice, data and unified communication solutions for organisations with tens of sites and thousands of users.
• Experience of network periphery security infrastructure such as firewalls, proxies, reverse-proxies, web filters, API gateways.
• Experience of working within a hybrid on-premise / cloud environment with good Azure knowledge
• Experience in the design and implementation of server infrastructure (including clusters) and storage technologies (including SAN and NAS)
• Experience of large-scale virtualisation of workloads using both VMware or Hyper-V
• Experience of implementing High-availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.
• Expertise in delivering and operating hybrid on-premise / cloud solutions with excellent Azure knowledge
• Experience of managing complex IT systems, services and infrastructure which includes Wintel, Unix and database technologies
• Ability to think innovatively and strategically and to challenge existing processes to improve efficiencies and outcomes
• An understanding of public sector procurement processes and ITO environments
• A basic understanding of enterprise architecture frameworks

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.