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Sunday, 3 February 2013

Infrastructure Architect

About this job
Our client Wipro focuses on the IT services & BPO business, and is one of the world's leading software and outsourcing service providers. Wipro is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above:


The role will provide a Technical Authority across IT Infrastructure both in the ( for example India/US/UK and with a Global remit.)

The Technical Architect will act as the Technical Authority:
• Overseeing cross functional designs, implementation and approve compliance with or variance from the standard.
• Ensuring that there are robust and repeatable solutions to deliver our business objectives strategy around the world.
• Defining the standard building blocks of infrastructure.
• Provide technical roadmaps and technical guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Skills & Competencies:-

Proven skills in solutioning and designing architectures across the whole IT stack
Proven track record of delivery in a variety of Technical Architecture roles
Experience of working for an organisation in the IT services or consultancy arena
Be an expert in one or more of the following Infrastructure / Data Centre / Networks / Storage Workplace / Identity / Sharepoint / Unified Comms / Disaster Recovery / Collaboration / Virtualisation / Sustainability (Greener IT) / Security Technology arenas.
Involvement in presentations to senior management levels with both the business and Infrastructure team.
Good analytical skills and an ability to define and articulate the precise nature of any given situation appropriately to the target audience whether technical or non technical
Candidate Profile
Specific Technical skills

Candidates should specialise in one or more of the following areas:
Data Centre Transformation: Architecture, discovery, design and data migration activities using disciplines such as Virtualisation, Asset Management, Systems, Networks and Storage, Service Management and Automation with products including VMware, Oracle, Citrix, AIX, Linux, SQL Server, Windows, PlateSpin
Storage: Consolidation & Virtualisation, Data Migration and Data Protection with products including HP StorageWorks Disk Arrays (XP24000 and EVA Family), EMC Disk Arrays (Symmetrix and Clarion), Hitachi Disk Arrays (USP and AMS) and IBM Disk Arrays (DS series), Brocade and Cisco networking products, and Symantec, EMC and CommVault Backup/Recovery solutions.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Architecture, design and implementation with products including Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View, hypervisor technologies (Citrix XenServer, Hyper-V, VMware) and application virtualisation technologies (Citrix XenApp, App-V and VMware ThinApp).
SharePoint: Architecture, discovery, design and data migration activities with Microsoft SharePoint and associated technologies including Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange, Forefront, SQL Server, IIS, load balancers and firewalls. Experience of migration from competitive portal and collaboration products is an advantage
Security: Integration of different products to provide solutions to customer problems including governance and compliance, identity and access management, and security management. Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.Inst.ISP) is preferable

Presence and credibility in front of customers, with the gravitas to work effectively with representatives from our customers' technical and business teams at all levels
Customer relationship development and influencing skills.
Strong communication skills at all levels (verbal, written, presentation).
Ability to work under pressure and remain decisive.
Ability to appraise and quality assure the work produced by others.
The ability to identify new potential business opportunities within the customer’s organisation.
The ability to effectively communicate technical issues to a non technical audience.

• Experienced in a similar role
• Experience working in ( Telecom/Health care/Banking)

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Kampala, Uganda, Africa
Career Level:
Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
Apply before:
15 Feb, 2013