Technical Architect - SC Cleared

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Required: Technical Architect

Location: Base location is Newcastle or Erskine

Duration: 3-6 months+

Clearance level: SC level

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who will have proven hands-on experience in an engineering background specialising in either VMWare and Virtualisation or Linux. The candidate should also be passionate about conceptualising, designing, and resolving architectural problems and be able to switch between system design/architecture, hands on development, implementation, and client engagement activities.

Desirable Skills and Technologies:

* Either strong Linux sys admin and KVM skills or VMware - ESX, vCentre, Clustering, HA, DRS, vRealize, Update Manager, hardening, storage integration, deep trouble shooting

* A proven track record in technical computing-based environments

* A deep understanding of Linux and its broader eco system

* Deployment automation technologies

* The ability to code, especially Infrastructure as code

* Network design, implementation, and administration

* A track record in the design and application of systems, leveraging automation technologies

* A deep understanding of Virtualisation and Container technologies

* Design of large, complex systems including practical experimentation and development skills

* Has both technical breadth and depth and great client engagement skills

* Knowledge or appreciation of some the listed technologies;

Foreman; Puppet; Satellite; Ansible; Nagios; AI/ML; Big Data; Elastic Search; IaaS; PaaS; HPC; DevOps; AWS; Azure; Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift; Linux based applications

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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