Network Architect - Regional role

Network Architect - Regional role

Job Title: Network Architect - Regional role
Contract Type: Contract to Perm
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 1631
Contact Name: Ben Davey
Job Published: September 04, 2019 16:34

Job Description

Our client, a leading Blue-Chip Organisation in Hong Kong, are looking for a strong, seasoned Network Infrastructure Architect, to join a team responsible for the technical design and implementation of new infrastructure technology frameworks, to support the business and infrastructure initiatives across the region and globe. The Organisation is going through a large amount of Transformation creating an exciting time to join. 

Responsibilities of the role: 
• Be responsible for, and ensure, the infrastructure strategy, roadmap and standards at enterprise level is robust, agile, cost-efficient and meets the various business needs.

• Be responsible for the technical design and governance of network infrastructure framework, to support the business and infrastructure initiatives of the Organisation across the globe.

• Conduct research and make recommendations on infrastructure technology platforms & services.

• Act as technical lead on infrastructure related RFI/RFPs, contracts, scope of work, and negotiate with vendors who provide cloud platforms and services to understand who offers the best solution in line with goals.

• Together with Technology Risk function, ensure effectiveness of infrastructure security.

• Works with suppliers and partner organisations to offer solution leadership and design. 
• Be responsible for delivering functional objectives within timeframe and budget.

• Communicate with various key stakeholders across the Business and externally (Vendors and Partners). 

Requirements of the role: 
• Degree holder in IT / Computer Science or equivalent discipline.

• At least 10 years work experience within IT Infrastructure functions with at least 5 years in architecture & design role.

• Strong architecture and design skills on global enterprise network infrastructure.

• Proficiency in Data centre networks, Global & domestic WAN & WAN optimisation.

• Internet gateway and extranet network infrastructure experience and knowledge in Web/Application firewalls.

• Load balancing infrastructure exposure with knowledge in DNS, CDN, SDN & VPN; TACACS.

• Preferably experienced in Unified Communications; Video/Voice conferencing technologies etc.

• Familiar with VMware technologies; Active Directory, Office 365, Windows & Linux platforms; Middleware, DB and SAN technologies, etc.

• Ability to drive multiple vendors to support a complex enterprise infrastructure environment

• Strong project management skills, and handle multiple projects simultaneously

• Excellent communication skills in English with Mandarin being a big advantage. 
If interested in the position or would like to know more, please contact Ben Davey: ben @ - 3956 1562 

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