Infrastructure Architect

London, UK
Posted 4 hours ago
Full time

Job description

About the role

The Infrastructure Architect will be responsible for the end-to-end Infrastructure architecture across Harrods, supporting us as we navigate through the next part of our journey. This will cover both our current on Premises data centres and driving our move to cloud as part of our strategy.

This role will be responsible for taking on the current Harrods cloud strategy and driving through the creation of the roadmaps, principles, and guidelines while continuing to evolve the strategy to ensure we have a modern and agile infrastructure/cloud platform. You will play a key role in delivering our infrastructure transformation over the next 3/5 years and will be responsible for the design, build and delivery of the platform that will be at the core of Harrods IT going forward.

About You

We are looking for someone that thinks conceptually; recognising connections to larger frames of reference (the big picture) and translates between abstract ideas and practical use. Additionally, you must be able to demonstrates clear leadership skills, the ability to influence and persuade at all levels, with well-developed written and communications skills.

You will have in-depth knowledge of the core cloud public cloud platforms with CSP certifications or strong on the job experience. You will oversee architecting, designing, building and deploying both on premises and Cloud Capabilities. You will require a good understanding of modern infrastructure engineering concepts e.g., containers, serverless and detailed knowledge around the delivery of Infrastructure Automation and orchestration.

We expect you to have strong technical knowledge including Microsoft Technologies, Red Hat Linux, VMWare, Data Centre, Enterprise networking, WAN/LAN/WLAN, Routing, Firewall, IDS/IPS, WAN optimization, Proxy, VPN services, Load Balancing. Experience in using CI/CD & DevOps practices, configuring tools "as-code" is also key, as is a solid understanding of Cloud Security, IAM, Cloud Authentication.

Our Promise to you

At Harrods, we ask everyone to believe in the Art of the Possible, to challenge the conventional view of what is possible and turn delivery into an art form. Our brand needs us to be Master of Luxury, Experts of Exceptional and Creators of Magic, as brands are made by people, our people have a really important role to play.

We have five employee values that show us the way; We take pride, We Strive to Exceed, We are One, We are Human and We Build Trust. These values are the behaviours and ways of working that we attach the most importance to at Harrods. We use our values to illustrate how we want to be with each other, with customers, with suppliers and other stakeholders.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people, our culture and careers opportunities search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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