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IT Infrastructure Architect - Systems


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4357

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a multinational and established business in the U.A.E who is looking to hire an IT Infrastructure Architect- Systems.

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of server and network infrastructure for the PSS and corporate systems both on premise and cloud. You will ensure that the client hosted PSS and corporate systems can cope with the rapid growth of the business in both size and complexity over the next 10 years as well as ensures that the PSS and corporate systems leverages the latest server infrastructure to provide a cost effective, safe and scalable solution. You will be responsible for architect, design and build the server and storage infrastructure solution for FZ hosted PSS and corporate platform on premise and cloud, considering the parameters like current transaction volume, projected growth in transactions, current data/transaction complexity, future data/transaction complexity, data security regulatory requirements, business requirements related to storage while managing the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of server and storage infrastructure solution for FZ hosted PSS and corporate platform. You will also make sure that all PSS and corporate data is stored and backed up to ensure that in the event of a system failure, FZ data and system security is not compromised. You will create HLDs, LLDs and enterprise architecture diagrams and keep them updated, design and implement the PSS and Corporate DR system and associated processes and install and configure server and storage infrastructure, peripherals and services in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements for the PSS and corporate projects.


The successful candidate should have bachelors or master’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent with a minimum of 15 years of experience in IT Infrastructure and enterprise architecture design both on premise data centres and cloud along with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in critical highly available IT Infrastructure design in the airline commercial systems or similar domain. You should have strong command over Linux, Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory & Domain architecture, NTFS permissions, WINS, DNS, DHCP, OS security, Hyper V, MS Exchange, Office 365, VMware and Software Defined Data centers.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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