Automation Infrastructure Lead Architect - SC CLEARED

Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£463 per day
Posted
25 May 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
TZTILA093084
Contact
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract
Job purpose & accountabilities:
Our client requires an experienced Infrastructure delivery expert to contribute to the DevOps toolchain solution ensuring infrastructure delivery requirements are met by the toolset. This toolchain will enable the Digital strategy through improving the speed of delivery and the quality of implementations through automating testing, deployment and monitoring of applications and infrastructure on customer solutions.
Working closely with the Solution Owner, the successful candidate will use their wealth of infrastructure delivery experience to inform the choice of tooling and ensure that the target benefits are achievable.
In addition to contributing to the tooling choice, this role will take the lead in configuring the toolsets and implementing any integration code/scripts as required. As such, this role is suitable for both Infrastructure Architects and Integrators as long as appropriate design input and hands-on implementation can be evidenced.
The project will be executed on Agile principles with a focus on delivering minimum viable product as quickly as possible and delivering incremental value through its lifecycle.

Skills mandatory:
-Extensive infrastructure delivery experience including a good spread across all infrastructure types e.g. Servers/Storage/Networking & Firewalls/Virtualisation
Solution/infrastructure architecture/design
- Current, usable, hands-on coding skills in either PowerShell, Python, Bash etc.
- Can evidence the ability to rapidly assess/evaluate new technology/products through hands-on experimentation and comprehend/adopt them into the overall solution
- Experience of solution delivery in a highly secure environment
- Knowledge of Agile/Incremental solution delivery
- Demonstrable knowledge of Config/Change/Release management principles

Skills useful:
- Automated infrastructure provisioning, using VMware, Ansible
- Infrastructure as Software
- Software Configured Networks
- DevOps


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 Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.