Data Center Architect

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31/03/2017, met optie op verlenging

Aantal uren per week


Project Summary
As part of several merger and divestment activities, the client is consolidating multiple Data Centers. The Data Center architect will be involved in planning, designing and building the new target locations in the different regions. The Data Center architect is responsible for both the Passive and Active infrastructures. The goal is to have 4 consolidated Regional Data Centers, one in each region: EMEA, AMEC, India and China. Currently the AMEC RDC is being built and preparations are made for the EMEA RDC. The APAC and China RDC are on the roadmap.

Scope of work
We are looking for a Data Center architect to support multiple Data Center consolidation projects and govern the build of the new Infrastructures. The Data Center architect will have the following responsibilities:

  • Plan Data Center solutions for each Regional Data Centers based on the Architectural building blocks

  • Align with suppliers to prepare the Data Center building process

  • Participate in the entire Data Center built process (Plan / Design / Build)

  • Act on behalf of the Data Center lead architect to support the Data Center project

  • The Data Center architect is the linking-pin between both internal and external stakeholders in order to implement the right solution

Requested skills

  • Experienced Data Center architect with preferable minimum 8 years relevant experience

  • Experience in large Data Center environments (VDI, storage, compute, network, High Availability, Disaster Recovery design)

  • Passive infrastructure
    o Knowledge of Data Center concepts (co-location)
    o Knowledge of structured cabling concepts

  • Active infrastructure
    o Knowledge of Cisco technologies (ACI)
    o Knowledge of Firewall technologies (Palo Alto & Cisco)
    o Knowledge of Load Balancing concepts

  • Knowledge of secure infrastructure environments

  • Knowledge of High Availability concepts

  • Knowledge of Agile-PM

  • Able to control that all service providers deliver the solutions according the design

  • Fluent in English and Dutch

  • Good communication skills

Personal Characteristics

  • Energetic, eager

  • Result and Quality driven

  • Conscientious person with eye for detail.

  • Hands-on mentality

  • Finisher

  • Independent, pro-active and takes up responsibility.

Reageer voor woensdag 14 september 10.00 uur met;

  • Engels CV in Word-formaat;

  • All-in uurtarief;

  • Per wanneer beschikbaar;

  • Vakantieplannen.

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