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Sofia

Infrastructure Architect

Infrastructure
 
 

Responsibilities

  • Architect new solutions or re-architect existing solutions for public, private and hybrid Cloud infrastructures and services based on Microsoft and other major vendor server technologies
  • Building strong partnership relationships with customers through presales and thought leadership activities
  • Owning the coordination and delivery of technical input to proposals, RFP responses and bids
    • Validating client propositions and gathering both business and non-functional requirements
    • Delivery modelling, service scoping and price estimations
    • Proposing solutions in line with Endava’s commercial targets, delivery capabilities and processes
    • Writing detailed technical documents making sure the non-functional requirements are addressed by the technical design of the solution, with minimal subject-matter expert assistance
    • Balancing client needs, SLAs, critical success factors with delivery capabilities and risks
  • Technical leadership of customer projects and oversee solution implementation
  • Proactively review customer solutions and propose improvements and strategic direction, anticipating client goals
  • Working with commercial and sales management and participating in reviews
  • Product selection and capability testing for specific technology and versions
  • Promoting common delivery standards and processes
  • Activity reporting and time management

 

Qualifications and Experience

Mandatory:

  • Experience leading client facing engagements, and able to write and present suitable content as well as make good on the spot judgements
  • Hands-on delivery of public, private and hybrid Cloud infrastructure projects
  • Proven track record of detailed infrastructure design and accurate solutions estimations (including scalability, performance, availability, reliability and security) in the following technology areas:
  • VMware virtualisation
  • Microsoft Windows Server and back office services (e.g. Exchange, SCCM)
  • Clustering and Load Balancing
  • Database services
  • Enterprise storage
  • Backup and recovery
  • Basic networking and security
  • Public cloud experience or exposure –Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
  • Performance planning, measurement and impact assessment
  • Excellent soft-skills particularly in client expectation management
  • Able to articulate ambiguous client requests into guaranteed-performance solutions
  • Highly articulate and literate, with excellent levels of written and spoken English
  • Ability to maintain initiative and focus during negotiations

Desirable:

  • AWS Solutions Architect or Azure certification
  • Experience with:
  • Microsoft Office 365 and Azure AD
  • Linux – Redhat/CentOS
  • Citrix XenApp and/or XenDesktop
  • HP 3Par Enterprise Storage

 

Additional Information

BENEFITS

  • Fast-paced international environment
  • Work on projects for some of the biggest brands worldwide
  • Multiple career development opportunities
  • Access to tools that drive continuous learning
  • Involvement in multiple initiatives to drive technical excellence
  • Training/ certifications and career development
  • Additional holiday days
  • Food vouchers
  • Medical care
  • Special discounts and offers
  • Endava shares
  • Open office space with various entertainment games – PS, table tennis, football and more
  • Endava referral bonus

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