Technical Architect (Infrastructure)

Location UK / Newtownabbey Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1373696

 Job Description

Working at senior technical level, you will have responsibility for the design of high-level technical and professional services projects. This role demands an understanding of customer requirements to provide innovative solutions with excellent documentation support.


Becoming a Technical Architect with Capita Managed IT Solutions:

Capita Managed IT Solutions are currently on the market to recruit a Technical Architect to design innovative technical infrastructure solutions for multiple Tier 1 managed service contracts. Our clients across the private and public sectors choose us because we’re flexible, scalable, professional, and safe. Our Managed Services are tailored to give each client their own bespoke solution.

Working at senior technical level, you will have responsibility for the design of high-level technical and professional services projects. This role demands an understanding of customer requirements to provide innovative solutions with excellent documentation support.

Excellent customer skills are a necessity for this role along with the ability to interface with major vendors and clients. Product evaluation and skills development are required along with support responsibilities to the wider Implementation Services team.

Additionally, there should be specific focus on making the role commercially successful for the Capita Business by ensuring a high level of chargeable time spent on the delivery and management of projects and consultancy engagements.

Key elements of this role:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Azure
  • Office 365 client & e-mail deployments
  • Windows 10
  • SCCM
  • Large user migrations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Skype for Business
  • Windows Server and Windows Operating Systems
  • Active Directory experience

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in the design and documentation of complex infrastructure solutions.
  • Vast knowledge of Operating Systems, Virtualisation, Storage and Cloud Technology
  • Be technically knowledgeable on different platforms and be able to demonstrate that knowledge to a very high level.
  • Ability to develop policies standards and guidelines.
  • Development of strategic infrastructure roadmaps.
  • Ability to interface with vendors and third parties to deploy innovative design solutions, develop relationships and opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills to be able to deal with Sales, Customers, Technical Consultants and other members of the wider Professional Services Team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight timelines.
  • Strong demonstrable ‘ownership’ ethic
  • Strong commercial and competitor awareness


Desired knowledge and experience:

  • Certifications in Microsoft technologies.
  • Strong Virtualisation skills (VMWare, HyperV, Citrix)
  • Good working knowledge of Storage and Backup Technologies
  • Networking Experience within a large enterprise setup
  • Good Knowledge of Antivirus and Backup Solutions within an enterprise environment
  • Ability to self-teach deployments in-house before over-seeing on customer sites

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day’s holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & well-being and leisure discounts.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country – the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact Michael Rosbotham on 07864993543 for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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