Infrastructure Architect & Security Analyst

    €80,000 to €100,000
    200619 SHA

    Outstanding opportunity to lead and deliver an IT architecture to support our client’s ongoing global expansion plans.

    The Position:

    Reporting to and working closely with the IT Director, the successful candidate will  evaluate, define and deliver IT solutions that will improve business processes with an agile cost-effective approach, principal responsibilities to include:

    • Leading and supporting major new IT design efforts including cloud strategy, infrastructure strategy and enterprise system replacement
    • Providing strategic technology leadership to ensure the IT architecture across the enterprise implements best practices and standards to ensure availability, security and cost effectiveness
    • Staying current on best practices for Information security, leading on security assessments and working with leadership to implement appropriate measures
    • Participating in project RFPs and assisting in formulating technical solution blueprints, architecture and effort estimates
    • Technical architecture for IT standards policy and design: Application data, infrastructure domains, enterprise applications business tools
    • Actively participating in as-is and to-be solutions for enterprise systems, developing plans and roadmaps
    • Leading, coaching and mentoring architectural and development resources on complex projects
    • Translating logical designs into physical designs, taking account of business requirements
    • Interfacing with designers and planners from external providers, ensuring all external IT services are designed to meet their agreed service levels
    • Working with development teams to ensure application technologies will work within proposed solution architecture
    • Working with the IT Director in the preparing the IT budget for the build of the New IT organization and solution

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • A minimum degree qualification in computer science, information systems or closely related
    • 10 plus years’ experience in a senior technical IT position including specific design and architecture for large scale enterprise solutions
    • Strong technical knowledge of IT enterprise systems at all layers including SaaS applications, custom applications, middleware operating systems, database servers and networks
    • Hands on experience in deploying ERP, CRM, Middleware and/or eCommerce solutions
    • Strong knowledge of security, application, information, integration, infrastructure and disaster recovery architecture
    • Experience of managing and negotiating third party vendor contracts including SLAs
    • A willingness to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes
    • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English and, ideally, one other European language

    The Company:

    A leading player in the flexographic printing industry, our client helps its customers produce better quality and more cost effective printed packaging for its consumers. From its thermal imaging systems and ground-breaking digital flat top dot technology, the company delivers true manufacturing productivity with added flexibility, focus and ambition to shape the future of the industry.

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