Technical Services Technical Architect

The role of Technical Architect involves a high degree of client engagement and is responsible for designing and implementing the infrastructure and solution architecture designs across our client’s organisations.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in infrastructure design and implementation with regards to Wintel, Storage, Virtualisation and Datacentre Network architecture. Candidates must have proven Technical Architect experience of evaluating medium to large corporate environments and providing recommendations to the client and have the skills to implement the requested changes.

As a Technical Architect you will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Create technical solutions and deployment strategies

  • Hands on configuration of complex components where required

  • Providing support to the support teams where required

  • Provide an on-going technical authority within our larger customers

  • Identify / assess the needs of client organisations

  • Agreeing plans for the system structure’s with the client

  • Making sure that systems meet quality standards and procedures

  • Advising senior IT managers about how to plan their future IT needs

  • Keep technology knowledge current 

  • Assist with creation of tender responses and bid proposals

The candidate will have considerable experience and in depth knowledge across all areas within IT Infrastructure. Including: Microsoft Windows Server products (inc. AD/GPO design, Failover Clustering), HP Server hardware (inc. Blade Architecture) HP Storage hardware (inc. SAN, NAS, DAS and Backup Technologies) Cisco Routers, Firewalls and Switches (inc. Cisco IOS), VMware (inc. vCloud, vSphere and vCenter) Networking (inc. WAN, VPN, QoS, VLAN, VRRP, PBR, Database Infrastructure, Traffic Prioritisation, VOIP, Firewalls etc.) Linux OS, Thin Client Solutions, Systems, Management Toolsets,
The ideal candidate will be Microsoft and Cisco certified, Mitel 3300 and 5000 systems experience would be a clear advantage but not required.
As travel is part of this role you must obtain a full driving licence.
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 00:00

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