Client Solutions Architect

Horsham, West Sussex, £DOE
Reference: MF7016

Client Solutions Architect

Horsham, West Sussex


(Azure, Active Directory, SQL, Exchange, SharePoint)


Infrastructure Architects are required by leading Financial Services organisation based in West Sussex. This role will require a talented Technical Architect to work closely with IT colleagues on both company-wide programmes and smaller, but highly time sensitive projects sometimes involving external clients. You will be keen to utilise your in-depth technical skills to design robust and innovative solutions in line with the group IT strategy. This is a great opportunity to add a tangible benefit to a wide range of IT activities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing high level and detailed technical designs and documentation for complex technical solutions. Mapping requirements onto practical, maintainable solutions, taking into account cost, quality and complexity
  • Creating and maintaining a repository for infrastructure artefacts covering the infrastructure architecture continuum
  • Drive the process from initiation and infrastructure design through to overseeing the implementation
  • Participate in Architecture design reviews and other technical governance forums across the organisation representing the infrastructure team across multiple projects
  • Assisting in defining and maintaining architectural, security and technical standards, reflecting evolving technology and emerging best practice
  • Providing ongoing mentoring to others in IT, including support teams.


The successful candidate will have a Sound understanding of broader Data Centre technologies (Server, Storage, Networks, Server Virtualisation etc.). You will also responsible for the Design and delivery of multi-tiered application infrastructure, including designing changes to existing services. Industry certification and knowledge of architecture and delivery frameworks a distinct advantage particularly TOGAF

In depth experience of designing, securing, implementing and supporting enterprise solutions in a primarily Microsoft Windows environment, utilising Active Directory, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint deployment, configuration management and monitoring systems, such as Microsoft System Centre, and finally Knowledge of Cloud technologies, ideally Azure.

Please send your CV right now to Marcus Freeman at ARC IT for consideration

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