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Technical Architect - Networks

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Recruiter: Dixons Carphone
Listed on: 23rd September 2019
Location: Acton
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Role Summary
The Technical Architect will act as the primary technical authority on architectural design requirements for Networks, Network Security devices and related infrastructure. Provides guidance and support to Solution and Infrastructure Architects on network and security infrastructure. Works with both internal and external architects to gather, validate and analyse solution requirements. Ensures delivery, reviews and signs-off of solution designs, high level and low-level design documents. Develops technology roadmaps to help innovate and transform the Dixons Carphone IT environment.
Key responsibilities:

Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.
Create business cases for Network and Security Infrastructure strategies and roadmaps.
Review new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans.
Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Senior Management, Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, Solution Architects and other Infrastructure Architects.

Key Skills & Experience:

Have a deep understanding and experience of Cloud integration within Azure IaaS/PaaS/SaaS, ARM template, Blueprints and Policies.
Expert (proven) experience in Azure IaaS/PaaS/SaaS solutions design and development.
Expert hands-on experience of building/deploying Azure based Solutions.
Expert (proven) experience in systems design and development.
Expert hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
Expert technical knowledge of network and security technologies.


DCG Pension Plan 
Life Assurance 
Maximum bonus opportunity 
Onsite Gym & Discounted gym membership

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.