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Infrastructure Architect (Ref: MEIA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in New Germany, Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 10 December 2019
Job Description:

A company based in Durban is seeking an Infrastructure Architect. The successful incumbent will be responsible to plan & coordinate the design, installation, & connectivity of computer systems & network infrastructure to ensure the stable operation of the Company IT assets. This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all new & existing network hardware & communication links as well as telephone, data center, IT security & power infrastructure.

Please email applications to melanie@armstrongappointments.com

Main job function

Data/Voice Network

Liaise with appointed network service providers to maintain & monitor the data network according to agreed standards

Provide first line support to end users experiencing network problems & escalate when required

Analyse existing infrastructure systems to ensure they offer adequate security and are effectively meeting the needs of the organization

Analyze business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions

Lead the design and review processes for new systems by developing and documenting the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new software, working across the IT department

Server Management

Monitor the backup processes to ensure business continuity & disaster recovery standards are met & design & recommend improvements

Control access to the data centre at the various sites & ensure environmental standards are maintained

Leads the design and review processes for new systems by developing and documenting the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new software, working across the IT department

Telephony

Ensure users are provided with optimal voice communications

Moderate user requests for & if necessary, facilitate expansion to the VOIP system

Project Management

Manage infrastructure related projects according to the agreed methodology as agreed from time to time

Manage the technical delivery of non-infrastructure projects

Influence technical decisions on a variety of strategic projects and ensure that the agreed objectives are delivered within the original project scope

Procurement

Provide specifications for required equipment & request quotations in accordance with company governance standards

Assist with the creation of capital expenditure forms & purchase requisitions for IT equipment

Qualifications:

Diploma in Information Systems or equivalent

Project management qualification

Experience:

10 Years in Information Technology with specific experience in managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs

Knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, Virtualization, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

Knowledge of Cloud technology & hosted environments

Knowledge of VOIP solutions

Knowledge of infrastructure support systems such as UPS etc

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Melanie Els - melanie@armstrongappointments.com melanie@armstrongappointments.com