Roles Infrastructure

Identity & Cloud Infrastructure Architect – City of London

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Payment: £90000 - 95000
  • Per: Annum
  • Role: Infrastructure

Posted by : Jacob Smith

Email : Jacob.Smith@intecselect.com

Identity & Cloud Infrastructure Architect – City of London

Overview:
An excellent opportunity has arisen with a leading investment bank (150,000 employees in over 50 countries worldwide) for a hands-on Identity & Cloud Infrastructure Architect. The chosen candidate must have the ability to provide the technical capability to support the creation of a strategic direction for the Identity Management domain and associated toolset on a global scale, together with supporting and maintaining overall service health and vendor management.

Position overview:
The Identity & Cloud Infrastructure Architect will lead a small team of Identity Access specialists whilst providing technical leadership and architecting new solutions within IAM on Global Platform. Currently concentrated primarily around MS Active Directory and focussed on all aspects of this technology, the Active Directory Services team handles the day-to-day management of the AD platform; the technical documentation, maintenance of platform standards through to the planning of technical direction and strategy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Govern and advise on technical direction for Identity Management, primarily through technical workshops and 1:1 coaching sessions, to ensure alignment to business strategy.
  • Creation and maintenance of technical guides to convey facts, simply and effectively to both peers and those less experienced.
  • Daily management and maintenance of the Identity Management platform, ensuring service availability, health and performance monitoring & alerting, and maintaining operational & technical documentation.
  • Balance technical fact/opinion against business risk / delivered service to provide well thought through guidance to support technical staff with the incident, problem investigation, and project decisions.
  • Initiate investigation and proactive improvements for standard operating processes and procedures, utilising the current owned/licensed tools available, to evidence and escalate issues to the management team. The candidate should be comfortable in communicating with all levels of the management hierarchy.
  • Produce and interpret service performance and security data to provide analysis for investigations; baseline performance and trend reports for management to highlight areas of focus/improvement and ongoing change.
  • Lead technical delivery, supporting the programme and project managers delivering specialist tasks to time and cost.
  • Work with the problem management function under the ITIL framework to investigate potential and actual service problems and recommends solutions. Follows formal procedures to plan and test proposed solutions.

Core skill for this opportunity:

  • Financial / Insurance sector exposure (would be ideal)
  • Strong technical leadership capabilities
  • Azure cloud capabilities
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting an Active Directory within a large corporate environment.
  • Experience of working in the wider Identity Management domain, with an understanding of associated areas of Security, Risk and Compliance.
  • Experience managing a Windows Server platform, especially at Windows Server 2008 R2 and above.
  • Experience managing Active Directory infrastructure: Roles, DNS, DHCP, Sites & Trusts, SPN, ADFS, ADCS, Kerberos and other authentication protocols.
  • Quest AD management tools (e.g. Quest Change Auditor; Quest Recovery Manager) SAN Storage (EMC and Hitachi)
  • Exposure to PowerShell would be highly beneficial

Package:
Circa £90,000 – £95,000 – basic salary
Annual bonus (10-15%)
12.5% of salary flexible benefits pension / training / private medical/ etc.
+ Other extensive banking benefits

Identity & Cloud Infrastructure Architect – City of London

Apply for this role

Other vacancies

Infrastructure

  • London
  • £90000 - 95000
  • Permanent
  • 19th Oct

J3449

Infrastructure

  • London
  • £90000 - 95000
  • Permanent
  • 19th Oct

J3455

Infrastructure

  • London
  • £90000 - 95000
  • Permanent
  • 19th Oct

J3339