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Networks Facilities IT Solution Architect

Job Description

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Our client is a globally respected engineering organisation, providing white collar, Blue collar and engineering services to many sectors including energy, aerospace, marine and defence. They are committed to innovation and the continual pursuit of improvement, and with a brand holding over 100 years of service they are now developing their technology capabilities, venturing into new markets and building their customer base further.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Networks Facilities IT Solution Architect for a 6 months contract based in Derby and Bristol locations.

Purpose of the Role:

We embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.

As a Networks Facilities IT Solution Architect you will be responsible for:

  • Creation of the Delivery technology strategy for Networks and Office and Shop Floor across the client, incorporating LAN, WAN, and wireless technologies
  • Ownership of the roadmap of investments for Networks and Shopfloor, including indicative cost, scales, and development of supporting business case
  • Identification of new technologies and products for exploitation across the enterprise
  • Definition and communication of capable Reference Architectures and other Architecture Building Blocks (ABB) for use in the design and delivery of solutions.
  • Liaison with other internal teams and stakeholders, including Enterprise Architecture, Solution Teams, and IT Security, as well as outsourced service providers to enable the execution of the strategy.
  • Architecture experience with proven track record of developing and delivering Enterprise level Solution and enterprise scale strategies

What we require from the candidate:

  • Extensive experience of building enterprise-scale networks across a global estate, with strong domain knowledge of LAN, WAN, and wireless technologies
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Cisco networking and security portfolios and of Engineering and Manufacturing environments
  • Broad technical knowledge of current, emerging, and future technology market trends and their impact on the business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to adapt style to audience

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

Please note that due to recent changes in Off Payroll (IR35) legislation, our client only operates with contractors that operate via a PAYE or Umbrella model. We are unable to accept applications from candidates wishing to operate under their own Limited Company.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.