Technical Architect - Remote / VMware / AD / SIEM

Job Title: Technical Architect - Remote / VMware / AD / SIEM
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 17330
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2021 11:46

Job Description

GSA are currently working with a client to recruit a Technical architect, this is a remote based role inside IR35.
In this role you will assist in the pre-sales process to ensure designs fulfil both customer requirements and operational efficiency goals.

  • Work within project teams as a Technical Lead on solution design, deployment, and support transition
  • Work closely with delivery and operational teams within the client.
  • Be an ongoing technical design authority for larger customers after go-live (TDA)
  • For named TDA accounts, integrate into the customer design and architecture boards/forums.
  • Consult with new and existing customers to deliver value added technical and professional services such as capacity planning, security audits, performance optimization, customer premise deployments and migrations.
  • Create and maintain design documentation for internal and external use.
  • Fulfil occasional out of hours responsibilities to support project implementation (e.g. migrations).
  • Maintain technical competencies across a wide-ranging set of data centre and Internet technologies.
  • Employ soft skills to assist in creating a positive experience for the customer.
  • Ensure time spent on customer engagements is in-line with the services sold, highlighting any misalignment to the management team.
Key Skills:
  • Strong collaborative mindset working with both customer and service provider seamlessly
  • Strong Wintel skillset with knowledge in:
  • Server Infrastructure (OS and build standard experience)
  • Active Directory (including GPO)
  • Certificate Authorities
  • VMware
  • Proven data center migration experience (capacity planning, application analysis etc)
  • Backup and Recovery
  • DR Recovery processes
Networking knowledge including:
  • Firewalls
  • Routing
  • Load balancing
  • Security service knowledge including:
  • Anti-virus
  • SIEM
  • Vulnerability management
  • Infrastructure monitoring and alerting

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