IT Network Infrastructure Architect – Global Brand

  • Region: Dublin City Centre

  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin

  • Sector: Information Technology

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: €85000.00 - €90000.00 per annum

  • Reference: BBBH5408_1557739266

About this job

IT Network Infrastructure Architect

We have an exciting opportunity for a strong Infrastructure Architect to join our IT Services division. The IT Services is responsible for the global implementation and delivery of integrated end-to-end IT services, including security, infrastructure and application services.

Your Role

As an IT Network Infrastructure Architect your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Develop and lead activities in the scope of 2 or more Infrastructure technologies within ITS Architecture
  • Maintains knowledge of IT Infrastructure strategy & architecture, standards and practices and consistently applies these standards
  • Defines, develops, documents & maintains IT Infrastructure architecture by continually evaluating trends in technology, industry & business needs
  • Provides consultation & direction on IT Infrastructure strategy & architecture to various stakeholders including internal & external service providers
  • Ensures a close alignment of the ITS architecture and technical assurance function in terms of IT Infrastructure architecture, roadmap, standards, etc.
  • Actively communicates and promotes the IT Infrastructure strategy & architecture
  • Leads strategic partnerships for technology and enterprise-wide solution adaption
  • Provides architectural design approval and ensures that IT Infrastructure architectural standards and practices are followed through project and program involvement
  • Provides formal and informal leadership and direction to other architects and ITS personnel, particularly in the areas of specialization.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or Engineering or equivalent professional experience is required.
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • 3+ years on projects of a program, with proven track record of successful delivery
  • Line / people management experience is desirable
  • Executive stakeholder skills with proven capability of building & managing relationships
  • Experience in major information management programs in key business areas for banks, insurance companies and/or investment banks
  • Solid experience in working in matrixed environments and diverse global stakeholder networks


  • Holistic infrastructure architecture capable of providing an integrated vision of all infrastructure technologies.
  • Strong Knowledge of local networks (LAN, VLAN, VDC, Switching, Virtual switching)
  • Strong knowledge of wide area networks (WAN, MAN, MPLS, IAN, internet)
  • Strong knowledge of voice networks (VoIP, IP Telephony, Video, broadcasting)
  • Strong knowledge of dynamic routing (RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, IGRP/EIGRP, SDN)
  • Strong knowledge of load balancing
  • Knowledge of applications and network convergence (ACI, SDN)
  • Knowledge of virtualized compute (x86) & Storage Platforms
  • Knowledge of network security
  • Capability of sharing and presenting knowledge
  • Capability of communication to wide range of stakeholders (from CxO to builders
  • Availability for frequent travelling

Please note you must have full working rights in Ireland/ EU to be considered for this position. If you feel this position is right for you, please contact Jonathon Browne for a confidential discussion. 01 661 0444

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