Infrastructure Architect/Designer - Cambridge

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Cambridge, England
Job Type
Full Time
£70,000 - £80,000 Per Year
Date Posted
15 days ago

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Infrastructure Architect / Designer - £48-50K - Cambridge

My client is recruiting for a Senior IT Infrastructure Lead on an 2 yrs FTC.

Key Responsibilities:

Be the lead architect / subject matter expert for IT infrastructure:
* Implement current best practice in network architecture
* Design appropriate resilience and fault tolerance into infrastructure design
* Ensure security / governance is factored in at the design stage
* Evaluate, based on extant priorities and constraints, the optimal mix of on-premise v cloud infrastructure
Oversee multiple infrastructure projects, reporting to various stakeholders:
* Capturing business requirements and translating to technical specification
* Scheduling and resourcing with other members of the wider IT team and 3rd party providers
* Where appropriate, recommending and sourcing 3rd party expertise
Creation and maintenance of IT infrastructure for the HDR UK-funded Gut Reaction project:
* Using On-Premise, Open-Source & Microsoft Azure software tooling
* Working with external researchers to deliver scientific computing
* Making ongoing environment-specific optimisations to setup as project evolves and grows
Maintain, develop and integrate on-premise (3rd party hosted) infrastructure in a scalable and secure fashion
* Architecting and build
* Configure On-premise AD to Azure AD according to current best practice
* Deliver a robust single sign on (SSO) system to cloud / on-premise applications based on Azure AD and Conditional Access
Designing and building infrastructure that meets the most rigorous information security / governance standards
* Working with colleagues to meet Cyber Essentials Plus attestation Q2 2022
* Ensure Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery plans are realistic and tested
* Configure and test appropriate mechanisms for backup / archiving of digital data
* Advise on how best practice and technical security are implemented in our environment

Key Skills:

* Expert knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server platform
* Network infrastructure i.e. DNS, DHCP, Subnets / vLANs
* SAML/SCIM & OAuth and knowing when each is used
* Understanding, testing and working with APIs
* MS Active Directory / Azure Active Directory
* Email transport methods incl. MS Exchange Server
* On-premise to cloud and cloud to cloud migrations
* Security, encryption and information security tools
* Scripting language, ideally PowerShell and PHP

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