Chief Solution Architect (infrastructure)

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£70000 - £100000 per annum
09 May 2017
17 May 2017
Chief Solution Architect (infrastructure) up to £100,000 based in central Cardiff Salary up to £100,000 excellent package and potential relocation for the right candidate We`re sourcing for a chief solution architect with an excellent background in Linux and Networking who never says no to a challenge and is keen to work with one of the fastest grown tech companies around. This is mixed position where we`re looking for someone who is hands on as well as someone who has experience as a manager; the ideal candidate will be someone who has designed and built something in the last 6 months and someone not afraid of developing goals, strategies, plans, processes and selecting appropriate architecture and vendors. They will also ensure co-location partners provide robust high availability, network, storage, computing environments to deliver high uptime (99.9%) with nominal service level impacts or diminished capacity incidents. The successful candidate will build and lead a European DevOps and Network Operations team and oversee the European NOC with real time 24/7 system health evaluation, monitoring tool selection and audit reports. We`re looking for a chief solution architect who`s not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in to the technical side of things with experience of building / implementing systems from scratch. We`re also looking for someone who can get things done with minimal handholding and become the go to person for the European operation. Other beneficial experience will be - - Experience of working with Linux, networks, server, cloud, storage, voice, communication - Prior experience evaluating multiple vendors, conducting and presenting vendor trade-off analysis and negotiating cost effective contracts - Experience in implementing industry leading security protocols (IPSEC, SSL, VPN,) - Experience with Amazon AWS, services such as S3, EC2, CloudFront, CloudWatch, OpsWorks, RDS, and Redshift - Web server experience with maintaining, monitoring and scaling. This should include skills to do load balancing and redundancy. - Release and change management experience Also, anyone with experience in working with broadcasters, media or advertising is highly preferred and any experience working in Europe would have big plus points This is a great role with one of the fastest growing and challenging companies around, however what will you get? - Very competitive salary from a cash rich billionaire backed company, - Team building - including team lunches every week, 5-a-side football, socials, open air movies and regular games tournaments against US counterparts - Passion - work with a team that is heavily invested in their work and believe strongly in what they do. - Flexible working hours - Don`t forget the 5% matched pension, Healthcare and company stock options - Based in Central Cardiff they are easy to get to with great transport links Their commitment to innovation has helped them more than double our size over the last 2 years alone; they`ve created a place to work that has no boundaries and put simply, they`re the kind of team that you really do want to be part of. For more details please apply for an initial call back regarding the role / your experience or call Jon Edwards on [Phone number removed] for a confidential chat. ``The services advertised by IntaPeople are those of an Employment Agency and an Employment Business``