Solutions Designer

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March 25, 2021

Job details

at SOLOS Consultants
Location Work from home / Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted March 25, 2021
Category IT & Communications
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £500 per day inside IR35
Start Date ASAP


Our established client is currently looking to recruit a Solutions Designer on an initial 3 month contract to work within the existing Solution Design team on various projects developing the existing infrastructure, creating new solutions to growing requirements and delivering mission-critical IT systems in an Enterprise environment.

The successful candidate will have previous experience working as a Solutions Designer in an Enterprise environment and be confident working on large scale, complex projects and programmes.  You will hold a strong varied technical skillset, be able to write clear and concise technical documentation and hold a broad knowledge of solution areas including infrastructure, transformation and migration, security, Business Analysis and applications amongst others.

Key duties

  • Provide technical consultancy services for cross-functional and cross-technology projects. This will include engaging internal IT teams and 3rd party vendors across the client. Designing end-to-end solutions to meet the requirements of the business and ensure these are successfully delivered
  • Work with Enterprise and Technical Architects to provide consistent technical designs and proposals in response to internal customer requests and project demands
  • Work with the rest of the delivery and operations teams to support problem resolution as a point of escalation for root cause analysis and remediation planning. Be able to lead activities and deliver challenging initiatives to business units across multiple countries
  • Utilise existing architecture framework, patterns and standards along with combining external, market and technology trends and expert knowledge to help develop and promote use of new ones
  • Be an active team member of the Solution Design team and support colleagues through collaborative peer reviews, standards compliance checks and due diligence

Technical Skills

You will hold a deep understanding and functional experience in at least 4 of the following areas

  • Network solutions – Cisco switching, routing, wireless, load balancers, VPN, MPLS WAN, SD-WAN, QoS, ACI, Azure ExpressRoute,
  • Security solutions - Email, endpoint, web, firewalls, IPS, IDS, WAF, PKI, VPN, MFA and other identity management services
  • Telephony and collaboration
  • Server infrastructure – Virtualisation, storage, managed backup, hyper-converged platforms
  • Client mobility
  • Private and public Cloud technologies – Particularly Azure Cloud migration and co-existence techniques. Full range of Azure IaaS, PaaS, SaaS products including Azure SQL, Cosmos DB and Azure App services
  • Office 365 – Full product stack and supporting technologies
  • SAP – SAP Architecture and SAP Basis across multiple SAP components and versions (Netweaver & HANA), operating on UNIX and Windows platforms, both on-premise and Azure Cloud. Associated experience of high availability patterns, resilience, backup and recovery
  • Databases platforms – Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, MySQL, operating in clustered environments
  • Experience in Unix and Linux – AIX and Red Hat Enterprise
  • Microsoft Enterprise product suite - Windows Server, AD, ADFS, NPS, DHCP, DNS, Cluster services

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation with opportunities for long term contract extensions.

  • £500 per day inside IR35
  • Work from home
  • 3 month initial contract


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