3 weeks ago

Infrastructure Architect

London 60K - 70K Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: BBBH48288_1700355712

Infrastructure Architect - VMWare - Storage - Backup - Azure - PRTG

Role: Infrastructure Architect

Location: Remote

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Are you an established security solutions consultant or architect looking to work for a growing and well respected UK based MSP?

Do you have experience liaising with sales teams and customers to bridge the technical gap?

Do you have good hands on experience within project delivery and implementation, project delivery, maintenance and continuous infrastructure improvements?

Then this may be the perfect role for you!


The Infrastructure Architect's role is to drive forward continuous improvement within our hosting and cloud infrastructures. Reliability, security and stability will be of paramount importance in every aspect of their work and they will maintain a deep and extensive technical knowledge in their key subject areas.

The Infrastructure Technical Lead will be key to the ongoing development and evolution of our hosted services and maintain responsibility for the maintenance, support and continuous improvement of infrastructures that underpin our core business systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation, maintenance and development ofdatacentre systems, including:
    • Server Hosting platform (Virtual Infrastructure, Storage, and Backups)
    • Backup as a Service platform (BaaS)
    • Datacentre hardware
    • Self-service vCloud Director Provisioning Portal
    • Billing and reporting capabilities of the cloud platform
    • Monitoring service

  • Implement automation of datacentre systems, and integration with core business systems such as billing and reporting.
  • Drive improvements in resiliency, security and stability in all infrastructure areas including public cloud hybridisation.
  • Provide consultancy and advice regarding Hosting, BaaS and Monitoring services including presales assistance.
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts.
  • Act as a3rd line+ escalation point for Network Operations Centre staff, investigating and resolving IT issues regarding:
    • Virtualisation
    • Backups & DR
    • Network Monitoring
  • Provide mentorship and training to other members of the NOC team
  • Act as an advocate to the business, supporting company initiatives
  • Maintenance and updating of internal documentation, including datacentre system configuration, procedures, and asset management.

Technical Requirements

  • VMware vSphere
  • VMware Cloud Director
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Windows Server 2012 R2-2022, including Active Directory and SQL.
  • Scripting (Powershell)
  • Veeam Backup & Replication & Veeam for Microsoft 365
  • PRTG Network Monitor
  • Networking knowledge (Routing, VLANs, VPNs, Switches, Routers, Firewalls)
  • HP/Fujitsu Server and SAN Hardware
  • Appropriate technical certification (VCP, MCSA/MCSE, VMCE)
  • Linux (SUSE/Ubuntu)

Core competencies

  • Proactive
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills to engage with clients and internal staff

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