Senior Domain Architect

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  • Location:

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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    inside ir35

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    Luke Horner

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Senior Domain Architect - DV Cleared

Primary Location

  • Basingstoke

Market rates inside ir35

6 month conntract with likely extension

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone to join a dynamic team and provide expertise in DNS/DHCP and Bluecat. Can you design/implement and provide better, more effective solutions by building upon your existing knowledge and ability? Do you want to be proud to work for a company that respects its people and is at the forefront of technology? We are looking to grow our team with committed people to work in a challenging, but extremely rewarding environment and offer ground-breaking solutions to everyday problems for our customers.

We are looking for Domain Architects with experience of DNS/DNCP infrastructure to work and deliver cutting-edge solutions. The post holder will own all aspects of the architecture, design and implementations of solutions, ensuring they are aligned to the requirements. The work packages will be a combination of delivering requests for change and providing technical proposals to support the impacting process of change requests.

Key Skills

  • Proven experience of architecture and design of network infrastructure solutions including DNS, DHCP, IPAM and Bluecat, including hands-on implementation and configuration.
  • Proven experience of producing concise technical documentation, high-level and low-level designs as well as build guides.
  • Proven experience of working within the programme methodology, through different project stages, troubleshooting technical issues in different test environments and successfully handing solutions or changes over to service support.
  • Demonstrable experience to impact requests for change and documenting solutions to the given requirements and customer's vision.
  • Experienced in reporting progress and supporting the Project Manager on a day to day basis.
  • Proven experience of Linux, and scripting (VBS and PowerShell).
  • Understands Microsoft Windows Server DNS & DHCP architecture.
  • Desirable to have experience of DNS and DHCP migrations between Windows and Linux.
  • Able to provide fourth line support in his area of specialisms as well as to other project and service teams.
  • Able to be flexible to provide support as and when required.
  • Excellent communications, team player and able to work under pressure.
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills in terms of networking and use of nslookup/dig.
  • Can work with minimum supervision and manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in a secure environment.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Demonstrably operates as the overall infrastructure Customer Solution Architect [CSA] for large, complex solutions.
  • Regularly has large, complex designs, incorporating trade-offs from the original specification, accepted by the relevant business approval review, without any requirement for design changes.
  • Authors design and test documents for large, complex infrastructures, whose risk and cost elements are accepted by the overall CSA or Project Manager.
  • Can evidence regular contributions to customer forums, conferences and professional bodies.
  • Tangible recognition from customers and/or company sales of being a major influence in the customer choosing the company
  • Using company prescribed methodologies, can demonstrate a contribution to the definition of customer overall IT architecture, including new solutions or significant size and complexity and which contain solution components from contributing specialists.
  • Regular contribution to, and user of, company knowledge repositories and events.

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