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Contract Infrastructure Architect

  • Location:

    Eastleigh, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT Architect

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  • Contact:

    Ryan Lomax

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

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Role: Contract Infrastructure Engineer/ Architect

Length: 3-6 Months

Rate: Negotiable

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire

IR35 Determination: Inside


  • Experience in IT infrastructure, LAN/WAN connectivity, IP, VoIP/SIP, Firewalls,
  • Experience of trend and pattern analysis and technologies
  • Experience of IDS/IPS and SIEM solutions
  • Understanding of Industry best practice
  • Understanding of risk management and controls to mitigate
  • Significant experience of practices and methodologies
  • Delivered solutions to allow business continuity
  • Ownership of IT backup/recovery and continuity
  • Co-ordination of IT business continuity exercises
  • Experience in the use of monitoring equipment
  • Experience in providing advice and guidance to the business
  • Experience in working with staff at all levels
  • Exposure to implementation to Data classification specifically GPMS
  • Working in an ISO27001 environment is preferred
  • Creation and maintenance of information asset database
  • Use of log management software and interrogation to provide proactive reporting
  • Use of monitoring tools such as Wireshark for investigations
  • Use of Nessus, MBSA and vulnerability scanners
  • Knowledge PRTG Network monitor
  • Knowledge Wireshark
  • Knowledge CCNP
  • Writing business cases and presentation of recommendations at appropriate level
  • Experience in working with Councillors

Skills & Attributes

  • Commitment to continuous service improvement
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to balance competing priorities
  • Experience of (or ability to) lead people and projects
  • Professional and positive approach to work
  • Logical and analytical approach to problems
  • Able to manage contentious situations calmly and professionally
  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Strong commitment to accuracy
  • Ability to analyse complex


  • HP Procurve,
  • Cisco
  • VMWare
  • MS stack i.e. Active Directory, Exchange, etc

Specialist Knowledge

  • Understanding of compliance authorities e.g. PCI, PSN
  • Significant knowledge of relevant legislation in these areas


  • Educated to degree level in an IT discipline (or relevant demonstrable experience)
  • Relevant recognised industry qualifications from, e.g. CCNP.