Solution Designer (IT Infrastructure Architect)

Solution Designer (IT Infrastructure Architect)

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced Solution Designer with a background in IT Infrastructure design, to join their team in their clients’ office in Nottingham. This is a 6 months temporary contract, to start on 18th of January 2021.

The right candidate will be working on projects developing existing infrastructure and creating new solutions in response to growing business requirements. The Solution Designer will also be working and delivering solutions on mission-critical IT systems in a large enterprise environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical consultancy services for cross-functional and cross-technology projects
  2. This will include engaging internal IT teams and 3rd party vendors
  3. Designing end-to-end solutions to meet the requirements of the business and ensure these are successfully delivered
  4. Work with Enterprise and Technical Architects to provide consistent technical designs and proposals in response to internal customer requests and project demands
  5. Work with the rest of the delivery and operations teams to support problem resolution as a point of escalation for root cause analysis and remediation planning
  6. Be able to lead activities and deliver challenging initiatives to business units across multiple countries
  7. Utilise existing architecture framework, patterns and standards along with combining external, market and technology trends and expert knowledge to help develop and promote use of new ones
  8. Be an active team member of the Solution Design team and support colleagues through collaborative peer reviews, standards compliance checks and due diligence
  9. Ability to take a creative approach to problem solving, with a passion to be deeply technical
  10. Have an acute eye for detail and demonstrate ability to assimilate diverse and complex technologies
  11. Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation covering High-Level Design and Low-Level Design
  12. Must be looking for a challenging workplace and capable of working in a high-output environment
  13. Possess a high degree of self-management and motivation to prioritise multiple tasks and deadlines with competing demands
  14. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  15. Must be able to effectively work with various customers, from senior leadership to 3rd party vendors
  16. The ability to rapidly understand the business, commercial and technical requirements to build solutions is vital
  17. Experience with large scale, complex projects and programmes, requiring highly available, disaster recovery and business continuity compliant systems in an international context
  18. Be able to reduce complex ideas to simple terms and express rationale for decision making to both a non-technical and technical audience
  19. Possesses a broad knowledge of solution areas such as infrastructure, transformation and migration, security, business analysis, applications, integration, service management and understands how these interact to arrive to a solution
  20. Co-ordination and frequent progress updates with all required stakeholders
  21. Owning and participating technical calls to understanding business requirements and providing solutions
  22. Will be responsible for analysing and providing solutions for IT/Business systems requirements

Key Skills/Knowledge:

  1. 15+ years of IT experience and ability to manage complex business requirements and provide technical solutions
  2. Have a deep understanding and functional experience in listed key skill sets
  3. Experienced in Cloud technologies, especially Azure
  4. Working in complex environments and experience of conflict resolution
  5. Databases platforms – Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, MySQL, operating in clustered environments
  6. Experience in Unix and Linux – AIX and Red Hat Enterprise
  7. Microsoft Enterprise product suite – Windows Server, AD, ADFS, NPS, DHCP, DNS, Cluster services
  8. Server infrastructure – virtualisation, storage, managed backup, hyper-converged platforms
  9. Private and public Cloud technologies – particularly Azure Cloud migration and co-existence techniques
  10. Full range of Azure IaaS, PaaS, SaaS products including Azure SQL, Cosmos DB and Azure App services
  11. SAP – SAP Architecture and SAP Basis across multiple SAP components and versions (NetWeaver & HANA), operating on UNIX and Windows platforms, both on-premise and Azure Cloud. Associated experience of high availability patterns, resilience, backup and recovery
  12. Network solutions – Cisco switching, routing, wireless, load balancers, VPN, MPLS WAN, SD-WAN, QoS, ACI, Azure ExpressRoute
  13. Security solutions – Email, endpoint, web, firewalls, IPS, IDS, WAF, PKI, VPN, MFA and other identity management services
  14. Telephony and collaboration – Traditional PBX and VOIP platforms across an international setting
  15. Microsoft Skype and Teams voice integration
  16. Client mobility – Mobile device and app management, security
  17. Office 365 – Full product stack and supporting technologies
  18. Experience of middleware technologies -Software AG, WebSphere, JBoss
  19. Experience in Citrix technologies
  20. Knowledge of formal methodologies and frameworks – TOGAF, ITIL, COBIT, AGILE
  21. Working knowledge of data protection and compliance standards of PCI-DSS and GDPR
  22. Containerisation, microservices and orchestration technologies – Kubernetes, Docker, CloudBot

IPAM Automation Engineer (GCP)

IPAM Automation Engineer (GCP)

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced IPAM Automation Engineer with GCP & Terraform experience to join their team in their clients’ office in London. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 6 month rolling temporary contract to start on 01st March.

The right candidate should have expert knowledge in IP services technologies (DNS,DHCP,GSLB), IPAM solutions (at least in one), GSLB products/ solutions and UNIX (incl shell, perl) and you will be responsible for defining and enhancing the global DNS/ DHCP/ IP management/ Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) infrastructure for Intranet and Internet based IP services.

GCP & Terraform experience is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and enhance the global DNS/ DHCP/ IP management/ Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) infrastructure for Intranet and Internet based IP services
  • Test, select or develop new technologies for IP-Services into standard-based products in Cloud and on-premesis
  • Automation of IP Services elements/ environments
  • Define global standard documents and guidelines for all related products and architectures
  • Serve as a SME within Network Engineering team for IP Services related topics
  • Manage global projects including close coordination with other departments
  • Engagement SME for cloud migration activities
  • Demand queue management
  • Develop IP templates for Google services
  • Automated IPAM deployments (Terraform)
  • Capacity management of IP space
  • Operational readiness documentation
  • Act as a key SME for IPAM cloud activities, attend meetings, being an early point of contact for networks and other groups
  • Document new requirements, priorities agree with management and progress feedback to clients
  • Assign IP ranges based on requirements and document accordingly using agreed methods
  • DNS updates, automate using API’s, Terraform etc
  • Monitor IP space and deployment of new ranges to maintain IP space ‘head room’
  • Document processes and procedures using standard workflows like Operational Guidelines (OGL)

Key Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge in IP Services technologies (DNS,DHCP,GSLB)
  • Expert knowledge in IPAM solutions (at least in one)
  • Expert knowledge in GSLB products/ solutions
  • Expert knowledge of UNIX (incl shell, perl)
  • Cloud infrastructure Google
  • Expert knowledge in IP Services automation and orchestration (Terraform, Ansible)
  • Thorough knowledge in other areas of networking
  • Thorough overall knowledge of IT infrastructures
  • Thorough understanding of programming and distributed applications
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong technical leadership capabilities
  • There will be some weekend work from time to time

Infrastructure Engineer (VMWare) -Banking

Infrastructure Engineer (VMWare) -Banking

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced Infrastructure Engineer (VMWare) to join their team in their clients’ office in Edinburgh. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 12 months temporary contract, to start on 01st of March.

The right candidate should have experience in VMWare management and will be responsible for monitoring and resolving the alerts triggered in the Vcenter console.

Key Requirements:

  • VMWare Management:

-Monitor and resolve the alerts triggered in the Vcenter console

-Create and manage VM templates

-Manage VMs which includes its configuration, health, snapshot creation and migration

-Vcentre, VMWare and esx patching

-VLAN creation

-Manage the LUN Storage and allocation

  • License Management:

-Vendor coordination

-Manage the license inventory (Currently managed in excel sheet)

  • Threat Management:

-Run Qualys Testing (for Windows and Linux servers) and remediation of issue if there is any

  • Web Server, Application Server, Firewall configuration etc
  • 7 – 9 years relavant experience
  • Manage the Cisco firewall rules
  • Manage the VM and SQL backup and recovery using 3rd party tools (TSM for VMs and Red Gate for SQL)
  • Basic knowledge in Unix to execute Shell Scripts, configure YUM repository and to check apache/ tomcat logs during issues
  • Client facing skills

Data Engineer – Denodo (Banking)

Data Engineer – Denodo (Banking)

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced Data Engineer – Denodo (Banking) to join their team in their clients’ office in Leeds. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 3 months temporary contract, to start on 15th March.

The right candidate should have experience in Denodo development and Denodo administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand data systems and create a platform for data virtualisation
  • Align business requirements to data capabilities
  • Assess digital requirements and align the same to data / denodo needs
  • Define modern insights and analytics platform by connecting tools to denodo layer
  • Provide design/ admin support to data/ denodo solutions
  • Deliver designs in-line with data architecture standards, patterns, principles and challenging where necessary

Key Requirements:

  • Denodo development and Denodo administration
  • Data warehousing
  • Experience of data profiling, analysing data and writing SQL
  • Must have experience working as a Data Virtualization Developer on Denodo tool
  • Experience in designing data management solutions and Virtualization layer on Denodo using heterogeneous data sources
  • Experience of best industry practices of Data Virtualization
  • Experience of data and data warehousing management across the lifecycle of data
  • Experience of release management and admin process in Denodo
  • Experience of requirement gathering, analysing and documenting data requirements & business terms
  • Ability to work with autonomy and make operational decisions
  • Any knowledge of Data Visualisation tool Tableau is an added advantage

FileNet IBM Case Manager Senior Developer/ Designer

FileNet IBM Case Manager Senior Developer/ Designer

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced FileNet IBM Case Manager Senior Developer/ Designer to join their team in their clients’ office in Guildford. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 6 months temporary contract, to start on 15th March.

The right candidate should have 7+ years’ experience with IBM FileNet and prior experience in client facing role and you will be responsible for IBM Case Manager design or development.

Key Requirements:

  • Senior FileNet Developer with experience of architectural design
  • Need to be experienced in FileNet Case and Content Manager
  • 7+ experience with IBM FileNet
  • 7+ experience with IBM Case Manager
  • Experience in complete project life cycle activities on development and maintenance
  • Experience with IBM Content Navigator is required
  • Experience with common integration methods, such as message queues, web services, and API calls
  • An Understanding of a broad spectrum of technology in order to provide part or all of a detailed technical design
  • Experience with Iterative/ Agile methodologies
  • Previous technology consulting experience preferred
  • Must be skilled in building relationships with stakeholders
  • Overall 8+years experiences with prior experience in client facing role, working on a daily basis with Product Owner, Business Systems Analyst and implementation team members
  • Design and build of business applications using the IBM Case Manager/ FileNet platform
  • Implement the technical solution, in accordance with an approved technical design that includes Case Builder, Process Designer and EDS (external data service)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Content Delivery Network Design Engineer

Content Delivery Network Design Engineer (CDN)

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced Content Delivery Network (CDN) Design Engineer

to join their team in their clients’ office in London

This is a 6+ months temporary contract, to start o ASAP. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

Key Responsibilities:

Designing solutions involving CDN; Good Service provide Routing and Switching (R&S), hierarchical QOS, IPv4 & IPv6, Cisco NCS5K, ASR9K, Nokia 7750, F5 GTM, Segment routing, EPE, Telemetry, JINJA templates

Key Requirements:

CDN; Good Service provide Routing and Switching (R&S), hierarchical QOS, IPv4 & IPv6, Cisco NCS5K, ASR9K, Nokia 7750, F5 GTM, Segment routing, EPE, Telemetry, JINJA templates

EPC Test & Deployment Engineer – Mobile Data

Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Test & Deployment Engineer – Mobile Data Technologies

Our client, A leading global provider of IT services, requires an EPC Test & Deployment Engineer to join their team in London for a 6 + month temporary contract to start in January.

We require candidates who understand Mobile Data technologies and the charging and billing for Data related services, including the on-line and offline charging, PCEF, and PCRF nodes within the mobile architecture.

Key Requirements

  • Network knowledge and skills in the areas of IP, UDP, TCP, Gn/S5/S8, Radius, DIAMETER (including Gx, Gyand Sy protocols).
  • Solid Technical knowledge of 3G, 4G and 5G NSA networks specifically the PS and CS core networks and how they integrate to the real time rating platforms.
  • Understanding of NFV architecture, components and EPC virtualisation functions.
  • Some knowledge of ETSI MANO framework, VNF lifecycle and Linux is desirable

ServiceNow Administrator

ServiceNow Administrator

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires a ServiceNow Administrator to join their team in their clients’ office in London. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is 6 months temporary contract, to start on 01st of March

Key responsibilities:

  • BAU support

Key Skills/Knowledge required:

  • 4-6 years ServiceNow experience
  • Incident Management
  • Problem Management
  • Issue Resolution
  • Debugging & Troubleshooting,
  • Upgrade & Maintenance support
  • Automation experience
  • Excellent verbal/ written communication
  • Client Facing and assertive skills
  • Strong and supportive team leader/team member skills

Mobile Technical Lead – EPC

MObile Technical Lead EPC

Our client, A leading global provider of IT services, requires an EPC Designer to join their team in London for a 6 + month temporary contract to start ASAP

We require candidates who understand Mobile Data technologies and the charging and billing for Data related services, including the on-line and offline charging, PCEF, and PCRF nodes within the mobile architecture.

Key Requirements

  • Network knowledge and skills in the areas of IP, UDP, TCP, Gn/S5/S8, Radius, DIAMETER (including Gx, Gyand Sy protocols).
  • Solid Technical knowledge of 3G, 4G and 5G NSA networks specifically the PS and CS core networks and how they integrate to the real time rating platforms.
  • Understanding of NFV architecture, components and EPC virtualisation functions.
  • Some knowledge of ETSI MANO framework, VNF lifecycle and Linux is desirable

Palo Alto Tester (Test & Deployment)

Palo Alto Tester

Our client, a global supplier for IT services, requires an experienced Palo Alto Tester to join their team in their clients’ office in London. You can work remotely until Covid abates.

This is a Standard Testing & Deployment Role

This is 6 months temporary contract (extendable based on performance), to start ASAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Test planning
  • Test execution
  • Prepare MOP
  • Do upgrade in prod

Experience required:

  • Understanding of next generation firewalls
  • Technical hands-on experience with Palo alto firewalls
  • Experience with packet flow sequence and traffic analysis on Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Understanding Performance Metrics and Network Traffic
  • Understanding of core network protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, etc.)
  • Demonstrable Experience in the enterprise networking security space
  • Experience with testing tools such as IxiaLoad / Breaking Point will be advantageous
  • Understanding of next generation firewalls
  • Technical hands-on experience with Palo alto firewalls
  • Experience with packet flow sequence and traffic analysis on Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Understanding Performance Metrics and Network Traffic
  • Understanding of core network protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, etc.)
  • Demonstrable Experience in the enterprise networking security space
  • Experience with testing tools such as IxiaLoad / Breaking Point will be advantageous