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Infrastructure Architect in Toronto, ON at Inteqna

Date Posted: 1/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are hiring a Senior Solution Infrastructure Architect for our global financial services client. This role is principally accountable for the successful design and implementation of infrastructure solutions for projects supporting Unified Communications systems.

You will be responsible for the translation of technical requirements into solutions that align to our clients' enterprise infrastructure architectural standards as well as their strategic business focus.

The position requires in-depth knowledge of Infrastructure Technologies as well as project management principles in order to effectively design and deploy stable, efficient solutions. Additionally, the role is responsible to provide high level solution assessments to support early business decisions.

Overall the Infrastructure architect will partner with the Enterprise Architect to provide end-to-end technical oversight for IT project solutions.


Requirements

  • Degree qualification in computer technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 year experience as an IT Architect (or related role) working in a large, enterprise environment (scope: cross-divisional, international, etc.) preferably in regulated global enterprises within the financial industry.
  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills at all levels (e.g. confidence & conviction) and ability to explain complex technical concepts.
  • Ability to develop concise and literate design documents and position papers.
  • Understanding of architectural governance practices such as standards and technical reviews.

Leadership & Communication

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to assert oneself
  • Ability to communicate with, question and challenge senior stakeholders from across multiple areas.
  • Strong negotiating, influencing and change management skills.

Technical Knowledge & Experience

  • Very strong analysis and requirements definition skills in complex global communication systems environments.
  • Good knowledge of IT functions, processes and principles (preferably in a financial services environment).
  • Practical understanding of broad infrastructure architecture and design.
  • Expertise in one or more infrastructure domains and working knowledge of the components that make up the infrastructure technology stack – VoIP telephony, SIP, gateways and related technology, video conferencing / video streaming, with working knowledge of Servers (Unix/Linux/WINTEL/Cloud), web(Web application servers), Network( Firewall/F5 load balancer), Directories, etc.
  • Experience in capacity and performance management, (i.e., system measurement, analysis, and sizing) and High Availability designs is an advantage.
  • Ability to design and deliver infrastructure architecture improvements.
  • Ability to pilot the use of new technology or architectures, documenting and communicating blue-prints for wider adoption.

Apply:

Please apply directly online of submit your resume to Hubert D’Souza hdsouza@inteqna.com

Inteqna would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this position.  Due to the volume of resumes we received, we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

Alternative format available upon request.  We encourage you to visit www.inteqna.com regularly as new and exciting employment opportunities become available daily!

Keywords:

UCM, Solution Architect