The role of the IT Infrastructure Design Engineer is to design shared IT infrastructure services for Seqirus. The Infrastructure Engineering team will provide technical leadership in the initiation of new IT projects, high level technical support to the business and maintain global IT infrastructure standards.
Responsible for the design of infrastructure solutions in support of those IT services that are centrally managed by the IT Services function, including :
Identify opportunities to minimize the IT product portfolio by considering technology / provider synergies in the development of new solutions.
Carefully balance in-source / out-source / partners and package / build when making technology decisions.
Design solutions which provide adequate security against hacking attacks, unauthorized access and malicious programs (malware).
Design solutions that have suitable system and data recovery mechanisms based on the requirements (backups / restore / archival).
Design solutions with an appropriate level of resilience depending on their business use.Define global infrastructure standards and documentation, including :
Advising regional IT delivery teams on best practice.
Maintain company standards for security practices, e.g. encryption techniques, protocols, server and PC lockdown policy.
Ensure all system source and documentation is kept up-to-date, safely stored, appropriately secured and organised.
Review the contractual commitments and common practices of outsourced service providers and seek to reach a consensus on best practice.
Skills and Experience : Essential :
ITIL qualified, or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience
Operating with outsourced service providers in an international context
Deep technical knowledge covering several of the following : data centre and storage infrastructure, enterprise networking;
computer hardware and operating systems; communications infrastructure; IT security; Microsoft Exchange; Active Directory and Business Systems architectures such as SAP
Practical experience of cloud based technologies such as Office365, Amazon Web Services or other Platform As A Service solutions.
Created and delivered effective, pragmatic, timely and cost-effective technology solutions for a global enterprisePreferred :
Experience of a highly regulated IT environment or good documentation culture, including formal change management processes.
Pharmaceutical industry experience and GAMP training / qualifications.
Experienced in designing infrastructure services for ERP systems in the life sciences sector Experience of project management methodologies (such as PRINCE 2 or PMI)Education Requirements :
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field.