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Infrastructure Technical Lead

Republic of Ireland, Dublin

Job description

Infrastructure Technical Lead


Role - Infrastructure Technical Lead

Location - Remote (Client Based in Dublin)

Duration - 6 Months + Extensions

Start - ASAP

Rate - 500 Euros/Day (No IR35 Implications)


I am working with an IT Consultancy who are looking to bring on an Infrastructure Technical Lead - the end client are based in Dublin, but this position will be fully-remote.

We have a budget of 500 Euros/Day and due to the end client being in Dublin, there are no implications with IR35.

They're looking to get someone started here ASAP and we've got an initial 6 month contract on offer, but they are fully expecting that to extend.

The most important requirement here is for proven experience with Linux, Openshift & Red Hat.


* Lead an infrastructure implementation team on a range of projects within an overall program of work
* Review project technical deliverables for quality
* Work with our Senior Infrastructure and Solution Architects to turn the customers brief into low level technical designs and solutions
* Work with the Infrastructure project manager to develop the required project approach, phases, deliverables, tasks and estimates
* Coordinate with the Application Development Team on any cross-stream project issues or touchpoints
* Coordinate with Third Parties (e.g. Networking service provider) to identify project integration touchpoints and agree their scopes of work


The Infrastructure Team Lead must have the following attributes:

* A highly motivated individual with a project consultant and solution orientated mindset
* 5+ years of infrastructure design and consultancy experience
* Strong documentation skills with particular focus on technical designs
* Display a breadth and depth of knowledge across a wide spectrum of existing technologies used within the customers IT estate (see below)
* Ability to quickly adapt to further new technologies when required
* Proven team management, organisational, analytical, risk management, and problem-solving skills
* Qualification in Computer Science / Computer Engineering OR equivalent work experience.
* Strong communication skills - can describe complex technical concepts/issues with non-technical stakeholders
* Ability to quickly arbitrate, prioritise and filter project issues to identify solutions
* Ability to make balanced and pragmatic technical decisions to ensure timely project completion

Mandatory Technical Skills:

* Design and consultancy experience in the following technologies
* Containerised Microservice Architectures using Docker/Kubernetes (ideally OpenShift)
* Building highly available API services (ideally using RedHat 3Scale and SSO)
* Building and migrating to Public Cloud or hybrid-Cloud
* Solid understanding of DevOps concepts and technologies (e.g. CI/CD pipelines)
* Security Concepts and Standards (PCI an advantage)
* VMware ESXI and SRM
* SAN technologies (ideally EMC VNX5200 family)
* A solid understanding of network and firewall design concepts - while we do not provide this as a core service, this knowledge is beneficial to effectively coordinate with third party providers

Desirable Technical Skills:

* Exposure to other technical components in the estate: Redis/Sentinel, Red Hat Data Grid, MariaDB Galera, HA-Proxy, NetScaler services integration, NetBackup, RecoverPoint, SSL certificates, IdM server management, MSAD integration