Leading multinational company - end client - is looking for a - Global IT Infrastructure Architecture Manager -
for their office in Madrid.
Reporting to & aligning with the Global IT Infrastructure and Communications Head the position is responsible for the technical infrastructure strategy, design & benefits entablement.
Working with vendors in an outsourced environment the position establishes the design-authority responsible for producing high and low-level designs, support for transition, transformation, IT M&A and supporting delivery in areas of Data Centre, Hybrid Cloud, LAN / WAN, End User Workplace, Service Management, Tooling & Frameworks.
Ideally you will have proven abilities in products and services that span all infrastructure technologies.
Your main responsibilities :
Lead the CIO Design authority & governance with internal stakeholders and vendors to drive consistent experiences & deliver new globally deployed solutions, projects or changes enabling key business metrics
Act as Chief Architect for Global IT services and drive the business transition to a Service Oriented architecture prioritizing consolidation and security improvement
Hold a data-driven mindset when working with technical teams, stakeholders and vendors to define, own & ensure a coherent and consistent technology strategy, roadmap & topology
Ensure all current and future solutions meet security, quality, policy and compliance requirements
Identify opportunities to provide innovative enterprise solutions by leading PoC s for technology that strengthen the global service offerings & capabilities.
Ensure tight alignment & partnerships with key technology vendors to ensure forward thinking & proactivity
Establish close working relationships with geographically diverse business stakeholders to scope requirements, construct high & low-level technical designs (functional & non-functional), configurations and operational processes to drive Local, Country or Divisional projects
Become a trusted advisor & ownership focal point for ensuring technical integrity of the landscape architecture
Foster a Virtual community of Architects which includes Architects from Divisions, Vendors, Verticals and Project teams
Own, define, evolve and implement the global service catalogue & portfolio
Identify, implement and optimize Global IT services, policies, processes, internal toolsets and global frameworks on a regular basis
Manage and oversee Global IT Infrastructure projects
Prepare & drive lifecycle management and assess innovative solutions
Your profile :
A proven background in presales, professional services and solutions design from previous SME roles
At least 10years experience within IT Systems & leading technical design within Customer environments
Technical SME covering areas of Microsoft products (AD, SCCM, WSUS, 365), Linux, AIX, Citrix, VMware, Storage in both Data center & Hybrid-Cloud environments, Mainframe is a plus
Have an existing understanding of infrastructure technologies & solutions required to enable high performing business critical global SAP & VDI environments in both datacenter & cloud
Clear understanding of LAN / WAN architecture with technologies such as DMVPN & SDWAN
Strong in IT Technology Leadership, Project Management and ITIL processes
Experience in managing global transformations, transitions, M&A IT, change programs
Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification, LPI certification, CISSP certification
Experience within the rapidly changing consumer Retail environment
DevOps CI / CD methodologies including Agile project delivery
TOGAF, PRINCE2, ITILv3
IoT, Analytics and AI
Microsoft Office 365
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