Infrastructure & Architecture Manager

Infrastructure & Architecture Manager Job Advert


Based at:            Stockton-On-Tees, Head Office

Hours:                  35 hours per week

Reporting to:     Head of Technology


An exciting new opportunity has opened for a talented individual who is seeking a new challenge the purpose of the role is to  architect and lead the implementation of robust, scalable, cloud-first infrastructure upon which the organisation’s external and internal products & services are developed and maintained. The successful candidate will be accountable for ensuring all systems across the data centres, platforms and network & telephony environments remain highly available, stable, secure, monitored and maintained.

There are some essential experience and leadership skills you will need to have:

  • Proven experience of leading teams to accomplish key transformation activities.
  • Excellent client facing/stakeholder management experience.
  • Ability to define, implement and enforce processes to ensure business continuity.
  • Knowledge of standard design methodologies such as TOGAF.
  • Substantial experience of:
    • Managing complex IT systems, services, and infrastructure.
    • Project and change management.
    • Managing budgets.
    • Managing the response to complex IT incidents.
    • Procuring IT equipment and services and managing supplier relationships.
    • Managing virtualised server and cloud-hosted environments.
    • Contributing to the development and monitoring of IT policies.
    • Managing Windows-based environments.
    • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
    • Designing and implementing authentication strategy based on Active Directory
    • Implementation of cloud environments with Azure, AWS or other major cloud service provider.
    • Supporting critical business systems and designing disaster recovery strategies.
    • Working within an ITIL environment.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV to  Alternatively, if you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact our Talent Acquisition Advisor on 01642 358800.




Our Benefits

Stakeholder pensionStakeholder pension
33 days holidays33 days holidays
Health & well-being initiativeHealth & well-being initiative
Bi–annual company eventsBi–annual company events
Sick paySick pay
Free car parkingFree car parking
Eye care schemeEye care scheme
Cycle to work schemeCycle to work scheme
Gym and Leisure DiscountsGym and Leisure Discounts
Phone discountPhone discount
Death in serviceDeath in service
Hospitality football ticketsHospitality football tickets

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