Principal Infrastructure Architect

This project has been archived and is not accepting more applications.
Browse open projects on our job board.


Principal Infrastructure Architect

Duration: 6 months
Location: Malvern on site
Clearance: Active SC needed
Pay rate: £737 max

The purpose of the Solution Architect will be:

  • Working with Client's TechOps program to support their internal and external projects and customers
  • Defining strategy and policy to increase the effectiveness of current and future infrastructure
  • Effectively aligning complex solutions with each system's/customer's unique strategic direction
  • To play a leadership role in complex implementations ensuring that the customer's goals are central in both the project design and execution.
  • To act as a contact for business areas, helping with bids, projects, and resourcing requirements.

The client would like to meet a Solution Architect with experience in the following:

  • End-to-end architecting within secured infrastructure and cloud; AWS/Azure, VMware, Servers, applications, networks, and storage
  • Ability to design effective solutions, including considerations for strategy, people, process and technology
  • Ability to articulate complex solutions to customers and prospects
  • Proven history of quickly comprehending the functions and capabilities of new technologies, understanding how new capabilities can be integrated into the solution, to add value to their customers.
  • Clear commercial understanding of the needs of the business and of their customers
  • Act as a central point of contact for business functions, supporting with bids, projects and resourcing requirements.
  • Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor, and for being more interested in results than personal preferences, along with identifying, analysing and resolving system problems

Essential experience

  • Demonstrable experience working at a technical architect level
  • Working with architectural tools and frameworks
  • Relevant industry certification(s), eg. Cisco CCNA/CCNP, VMware VCP, Microsoft MCSA/MCSE, AWS, Azure
  • Ability to keep pace and adapt to changing and emerging technologies
  • Ability to work effectively across complex Matrix organisation structures.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills - ability to communicate well at all levels, and experience of engaging stakeholders and customers at a senior level.
  • Willingness to travel and stay away from home

Desirable experience

  • Experience of Cloud technologies
  • Experience of Service Delivery, ITIL

Start date
6 months
Sanderson Government & Defence
Published at
Project ID:
To apply to this project you must log in.