VMware Architect

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  • Location:

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom Barrett

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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VMWare Architect

Location: Salisbury

Duration: 12 Months

Rate: £500 - £550 per day

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of end to end solution/technical design and ensuring alignment to the strategic technical architecture

  • Responsible for the ensure the solution/design process is adhered to by all SMEs

  • Provide solution and technical SME input to appropriate levels where internal skills do not exist (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated)

  • Provide an escalation point for design related issues within projects

  • To work closely with security teams to ensure that security risks are fully identified and appropriate mitigations are delivered.

  • Ensure the project adheres to the agreed design lifecycle and that the correct design documentation is produced at each stage


  1. Good understanding and knowledge of virtualisation platforms, VMware in particular

  2. Good understanding and knowledge of VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Zero clients

  3. Implementation of private and hybrid cloud technologies based on the VMware platform and automation platforms such as vRealize

  4. IT Security Solutions (Policy Based, Physical, Environment Hardening & Software) & Provisioning and Implementation)

  5. Security monitoring platforms such as SEIM

  6. Endpoint Management (Device Control, Data Protection, Application Control etc.)

  7. Good understanding of Microsoft Infrastructure covering Windows Server 2012 / 2016 administration, Active Directory design , SCCM / SCOM deployment

  8. Linux based OS Administration

  9. Windows Client OS Windows 7 - Windows 10

  10. Very good communication and written skills

  11. A good understanding of, and competent working within, architectural frameworks such as TOGAF / MODAF


  1. PRINCE 2

  2. Management of Risk

  3. Microsoft Project

  4. Project Management

  5. Archimate

  6. TOGAF 9.1 Certification

  7. Software Defined Networking and Cisco ACI deployment

  8. Cloud architecture certification (e.g. AWS / Azure)