Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Summary Information for vacancy - reference M568590
Mi5 (Security Service)
Circa £70k - Competitive
City of Westminster, Greater London, London
18 July 2011
No of vacancies
Field of work
MI5 safeguards the United Kingdom against threats to national security. Enhancing our IT services is critical in ensuring the business builds the capabilities it needs for the future. MI5 is recruiting exceptional Enterprise Infrastructure Architects experienced in establishing and defining technology/infrastructure standards within a managed service or outsourced model.
As an Enterprise Infrastructure Architect you will work within the Enterprise Architecture team, creating key artefacts using a variety of different sources and tools. With demonstrable experience in the design of enterprise-class technology/infrastructure architecture standards, you will own and promote the use of Enterprise standards systems in areas such as Backup, Storage, Virtualisation, Networks, Application Hosting, Databases etc, you will own and promote the use of Enterprise strategies throughout other areas of the organisation.
You will be adept at establishing and managing relationships to understand dependencies and constraints while maximising architectural component or service re-use. You will have demonstrated the ability to deliver architecture roadmaps using industry frameworks such as TOGAF that provide a multi-year business capability and architecture design. You will be able to specify the delivery of technology/infrastructure capability at a service contract or specification level and assure the subsequent designs.
A confident communicator passionate about delivering business value, you will work with project teams, contracted delivery partners and other Enterprise Architects to deliver solutions that remain aligned to EA strategies and the wider business, technical and delivery standards.
CRB check required - No
Regulated by OCSC - No
Reserved for existing civil servants - No
Reserved for UK nationals - Yes
How to apply
Applicants must be 18 or over and British citizens. Discretion is vital. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member. Processing applications may take around six months. Closing 18/0711.
To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance. For more information please visit www.mi5.gov.uk