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Group IT Infrastructure Architect (Wintel)
Premium Job From Dixons Carphone
Recruiter: Dixons Carphone
Listed on: 10th October
Location: Acton, London
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 24880
Contact Name: Dixons Carphone

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.



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