Our IT Team is looking for a new Infrastructure Architect
Your RoleInfrastructure Architects design and implement information systems to support the enterprise infrastructure of KN. They ensure that all systems are working at optimal levels and support the development of new technologies and system requirements. Infra-structure Architects generally lead and direct a team and report directly to top management.
o Support customers during the design phase of application development
o Create a solution design with the customers to meet IT infrastructure requirements
o Give advisories how to use our IT infrastructure and appropriate services
o Ensure compliance and security seal for provided solution design
o Explore new technologies and make them production ready
o Make infrastructure more efficient and cost effective
o Offer innovative technology stack for our customers
o Create ready-to-implement prototypes including configuration standard and service description, handover to production
•Hybrid Cloud technology stack
o Design of the private cloud technology stack. This includes all needed technologies like network & network security, compute, storage, virtualization & containers, databases and backup components.
o Make use of Public Cloud technology offerings to improve overall functionality and efficiency.
•Cost calculations as preparation for GPRB project approval process (cost book)
•Definitions + documentation
o Create configuration standard for products we use for service offering
o Service descriptions and KPI definitions
o Align configuration standards with Information Security Officers (compliance)
o Describe advisories / obligations for offered ser-vices
•Product Owner (if this is the case)
o Responsible for configuration standard, service description, architectural decisions, new feature offers, overall ownership
•Project management for small projects e.g. PoC`s or the introduction of new products which affects the topics the architect is responsible for.
•Single point of contact - one face to the customer before a dedicated project is started
Your Skills and Experiences•At least 3-5 years hands-on experience as an infrastructure architect, gathering infrastructure centric requirements and creating solutions.
•Written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills in English. Outstanding interviewing, listening and negotiation skills are required.
•Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
•The ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis.
•Business case development.
•Modeling techniques and methods.
•Experience facilitation discussions, leading focus groups with various levels of end-users, including senior management is required.
•Innovative and creative approach.
•Strong customer orientation.
•Structured and methodical way of working and professional appearance.