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IT Hosting Infrastructure Architect

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Newport
Salary/Rate: £45,000
Type: Permanent


Airbus is one of the world's largest space businesses, working with technologies designed to travel to infinity and beyond. From satellites providing our planet with images and communications, to rovers that wonder foreign planets, and the rockets that launch them there...we make it happen, we make it fly!

We now have an exciting opportunity for an IT Hosting Infrastructure Architect based in Newport.

The IT Hosting Infrastructure Architect performs the technical/functional design of the hosting infrastructure components of a new solution according to the defined functional design. They will align IT architecture with the organization's business goals and long- term strategic planning for the organization's Information systems

Role responsibilities:

  • Performs the technical/functional design of the hosting infrastructure components of a new solution according to the defined functional design, addressing any issues related to ICT security and performance, and taking charge of the software and hardware installations, specification, testing and service transition

  • Assessing existing hosting infrastructure to ensure they meet business requirements, predicting and overseeing infrastructure or software upgrades based on business needs

  • Delivers the global design including technical requirements, principles and models that guides solution design for the IT Hosting Product, in line with the Enterprise Architecture guidelines in strong collaboration with Technology Specialists.

  • Collaborates with other Architects, systems analysts, and developers to deliver the highest quality solutions via cutting edge technologies. Acts as visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction for future IT Products & Services and validates product designs.

  • Analyze business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions. Aligns architecture strategy with the organization's business goals and long- term strategic planning for the organization's Information systems.

  • Participates in all phases of the infrastructure development life cycle including research and design, development, testing, implementation and support. Also in evaluating the success of the project, identifying best practices and lessons learned. Maintains alignment between business evolution and technology developments and services to ensure capacity of IT solutions according to SLA.

  • Develop Innovation Roadmaps, and effectively manage risk throughout the innovation lifecycle. Devises innovative solutions for the adoption or integration of new technology and/or ideas into existing products, or services or for the creation of new ones

  • Partners with stakeholders and customers across the organization to inform the product vision, strategy, features, and prioritization.

Skills and experience required:

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a server system engineer or similar role

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences

  • Good at solving problems and thinking creatively

  • Strong hold on designing, integrating and managing complex infrastructure solutions

  • Project management experience

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary with annual profit share

  • An ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and generous pension contributions

  • Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading company

  • A hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotely

  • Flexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including home working. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.


This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Contact Name: Airbus
Reference: TJ/7674/531688168
Job ID: 3125665

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