Infrasturcture Architect - SC Cleared

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Infrastructure Architect

MOD Corsham

SC Cleared

Role Description:

  • The primary focus of this role is to advise and assure the proposed design is conformant with vendor best practice and any security considerations.

  • Architecture and development of secure Hardware and Software solutions with successful delivery on complex, large scale programmes utilising emerging technologies where possible.

  • Strong Platform Engineering background with experience working with an Engineering team to ensure compliance.

  • Proven demonstrable experience operating both as a Platform Engineer and Platform Architect

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of JSP and over-arching HMG policy.

  • Writing technical requirements and producing detailed solution architectures.

  • Designing and implementing secure platform solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions.

  • Identity access management (IAM)

  • An understanding of Defence Lines of Development and MOD Capability Integration.

At least one of the following professional certifications that have been obtained within the last five years:

  • Windows Server certification

  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)

  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert)

At least 3 years demonstrable hands on design of:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2;

  • AD and NTFS permissions

  • DNS

  • DHCP

  • Group Policy / SCCM (Including Security Hardening)

  • NTP

  • PKI

  • Mail

  • Microsoft Exchange up to version 2016 where possible

  • Voice and Video Conferencing

  • Skype for Business

  • SIP with TLS federation

  • Database Services

  • Microsoft SQL Server up to version 2016 where possible

  • PostgreSQL

  • Replication and Backup Technologies

  • Cross-site failure and resiliency

  • Veeam Backup and Replication

  • Storage Technologies

  • SAN Design and Configuration

  • Desktop Management

  • Windows 10 Deployment

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Design and configuration of Wide Area Networks, high grade encryption and DSCP traffic management.

  • Military Information Services such as NATO FAS, UK Base Services and MOD Business management apps.

  • Design and configuration of Two Factor Authentication Solutions

  • Automation and Orchestration technologies and principals.

  • Security implementations such as PKI and proxy services in line with MOD Security assurance processes.

  • Delivering in Agile and Waterfall project management environments

  • Experience with the Atlassian Toolset - JIRA, Confluence and BitBucket for delivering Agile based projects.