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Group IT Infrastructure Architect (Wintel)

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Recruiter: Dixons Carphone
Listed on: 10th October 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Role summary
To act as the primary technical authority on architectural design requirements for primarily Microsoft-based systems, authentication and related infrastructure -on premise, cloud and hybrid.  Providing support to applications architects on network and security infrastructure requirements.  Working with supplier architects to ensure delivery or review and sign-off of solution designs, high level and low level design documents.  
Key Responsibilities:

Technical design authority over all Microsoft, Citrix, and related infrastructure services within Dixons Carphone Group IT, plus responsibility for influencing strategy across infrastructure globally           
Responsible for influencing budget decisions in excess of up to £20m per year Gain organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans, and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans
Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Senior Management, Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, and other Systems Architects.
Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company's existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.

Skills & Experience:

Expert (proven) experience in systems design and development and Microsoft Active Directory 
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud based technologies
Strong knowledge of Server, PC, and platform operating systems and related management technologies
Good hands-on experience with Citrix technologies

Benefits 

DCG Pension Plan 
Life Assurance 
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.