Lead Infrastructure Architect (Data Protection)

Lead Infrastructure Architect (Data Protection)
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Job Description

My leading Financial Services client looking for a Lead Architect, responsible for developing and governing the architecture that implements the vision and roadmap for the Data Protection Programme.

Job Responsibilities

  • Certify alignment with and/or contribute to the development and definition of the Data Protection architecture
  • Contribute to the development of the roadmap, defining the steps required to deliver the Data Protection Strategy
  • Develop and/or contribute to reference and solution architectures (transitions and targets) including developing the fully integrated end-to-end architecture for the programme
  • Contribute to the Total Cost of Ownership of the architectural change
  • Support and manage various design workstreams
  • Maintain oversight and govern the project architecture, verify, and evidence alignment with strategy, standards, principals.
  • Support the collection of architecture metrics/data on the project to facilitate IT Strategy and Architecture reporting

The Lead Data Protection architect will develop and/or contribute to following architectural artefacts;

  • Architecture Vision
  • Architecture Summary
  • ARB Solution Architecture
  • Data Protection Patterns
  • Data Protection Product lifecycle
  • Update to Infrastructure Standards with respect to Data Protection elements

Experience Required

  • Senior level experience in a similar role
  • Enterprise data protection and cyber resilience solution architecture
  • Previous experience in development of patterns, practices and standards for data protection technology
  • Working knowledge of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF
  • Track record of use of ITIL Service Management Framework
  • Knowledge of Cloud based vault and recovery technologies, AWS preferable
  • Strong knowledge of Storage and Data Protection technologies i.e. Continuous Data Protection, Copy Data Management, Vaulting, Archival, SnapShots, Database backup and recovery etc.
  • DELL Data Protection and Cyber Recovery technologies
  • Familiarity with TSM, Spectrum Protect

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • The individual should demonstrate business and technical knowledge
  • Display innovation and an ability to conceptualize new initiatives and provide enhanced business capabilities via technical solutions
  • Challenge the status quo and introduce innovation to company processes, ways of working and engagement, and solutions
  • Create and develop relationships across Business and IT to ensure that the architecture(s) proposed are aligned to the Business need, are fit for purpose and provide value for the investments made
  • User tailored communication techniques e.g. Visualization to share strategy, roadmap, landscape knowledge, challenges, options and complex technical concepts with stakeholders
  • Be an ambassador for Group IT, influencing stakeholders, colleagues and peers internally and external to Group IT

Educational Requirements

  • Third Level Degree or equivalent experience in similar role

Consultant Details

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