We are looking for a delivery focused (Senior) IT Infrastructure Architect to ensure quality design within and across complex projects in the context of IT Infrastructure Storage and Compute technologies, required for supporting corporate operations.
The individual will be involved in championing new relevant technologies as well as in re-build initiatives for existing infrastructure.
This is a hands-on role that requires can-do attitude to establish close collaboration with the operations / infrastructure / project teams.
Specific assignments :
Contribute to the design of new and existing IT Infrastructure environments, in accordance with relevant internal policies;
Analyze User and System requirements;
Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements;
Plan integration of different IT Components and Services;
Evaluate projects and deployment architectures proposed by other teams based on standardized IT Components and Services.
Cooperate closely with the rest of IT Infrastructure & Operations, Architecture and Security teams;
Ensure that the performance, scalability, and security are optimized during the design;
Deliver quality documentation allowing for smooth transition of built elements to operations;
Contribute to bringing Eurofins IT infrastructure to the next maturity level, by ensuring close observance of the policies, rules and processes;
Identify, document and promote best practices for IT infrastructure architecture and lead continuous improvement initiatives to drive higher efficiency and performance of the IT Infra services.
5-10 years of experience in IT Infrastructure and Operations administration, engineering or architecture;
Technically solid in corporate and enterprise scale of infrastructure implementation;
Strong prior experience with Dell, Lenovo and NetApp storage technologies and CommVault and Veeam backup technologies;
Proven experience of acting as the expert in infrastructure / operations / project teams;
Global company experience (enterprise grade).
Personal skills :
Excellent communication with technical leaders.
Systems Thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking)
Able to work under minimal supervision
English spoken and written (B2 or above), Master’s degree (Bachelor also acceptable), able to do limited travel.