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Lead Infrastructure Architect – Product Development

Summary

Salary
ECompetitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.
Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

Accountabilities

Our Global Infrastructure team
  • Spanning across Dyson’s presence online, transactional capabilities, customer care, marketing support, front and back office and product development, manufacturing and supply chain it's technology that makes Dyson work, IT is the nerve centre of Dyson.
  • Like Dyson products, we embrace the latest technologies, excelling in quality and usability and challenging established markets and business models
  • Our mission is to empower Dyson by innovating in a connected, digital world. To be a trusted business partner and advisor, delivering world class, global, smart technology and services that are reliable, fit for purpose, innovative and value-orientated in support of our people and processes.

The Lead Infrastructure Architect – Product Development, reporting to the Global Head of Infrastructure Architecture, will be responsible for:
  • Developing and supporting Dyson’s datacenter technology roadmap – spanning private and public cloud.
  • Architecting, designing and delivering technical solutions using Google Cloud, AWS, or Azure as well as hosted and Dyson operated private cloud. Resolving challenges, leading implementations, and developing creative solutions that meet project needs.
  • Providing support in the areas of IT DR/BCP Strategy, including scenario design.
  • Collaborating daily with Application, Security and Enterprise architects to make sure that new solutions and roadmaps align.
  • Developing practical solutions and methodologies; developing "point-of-view" documents, and strategy papers.
  • Investigating the market, identifying technology trends and bringing new solutions to Dyson.
  • Designing and implementing big data projects with a focus on collecting, parsing, cleaning, managing,
  • Taking ownership and responsibility for solution development in an end-to-end manner.
  • Leading the migration of numerous on-premise solutions to our cloud platforms.
  • Developing and standardising the use of automation and orchestration platforms in deployment and operation of key infrastructure elements
  • Leading on key technical capabilities supporting Dyson engineers working day to day to develop products as part of Dyson’s RDD operation. Key technical areas include PLM, CAD and VDI.

Skills

Self-driven individual with the capability to break out of their comfort zone and technology area
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written), proficient presenting and explaining technical information in a non-technical way
  • Good communicator and collaborator, able to share your skills with others
  • Decision making/problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Strong people management skills - interpersonal skills, performance management skills, interviewing
  • Manages time effectively, meets deadlines, and achieves objectives
  • Good communicator and collaborator, able to share your skills with others
  • Able to demonstrate a passion for technology and an ability to adopt quickly

Essential:Experience with:
  • Siemens Teamcenter and NX
  • VMware Horizon
  • F5 LTM / GTM
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2016:
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010/2016/Exchange Online:
  • Linux RHEL/SUSE or others in an enterprise environment
  • Office 365 knowledge including Skype for Business
  • Telephony solutions and contact centres
  • Thorough understanding of networking technologies, including Firewalls & VPN
  • Strong datacenter hardware experience, including HPE/Dell servers, Cisco Nexus, HPE SAN, HVAC/Environmental controls

Desirable:
  • Commvault or other enterprise backup tools
  • Cloudera or generic Hadoop environment experience
  • Microsoft System Center tools – SCOM, SCCM, Orchestrator
  • SQL/Oracle hosting
  • Enterprise monitoring/management tools – New Relic, Dynatrace, BMC, Solarwinds etc

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines