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Petaling Jaya (KL), MY Riga, LV

Category:  Global Business Service Jobs

IT Infrastructure Networking & Security Architect

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Do you have proven experience in designing and implementing information systems that support an enterprise infrastructure? allnex is looking for an Senior Infrastructure Solutions Architect to be part of our IT Infrastructure & Workplace Solution Delivery team.

 

As an Infrastructure Solutions Architect, you will be supporting the Infrastructure & Workplace Solution Delivery IT Manager in defining and executing the global strategy and roadmap with strong focus on Networking & Network Security Solutions. The role is expected to identify and recommend new solutions and products by creating a sustainable IT Technology roadmap that will add value to allnex as well as to align to the organization’s needs and goals. Equally important, you will drive and execute technology implementations with quality in mind.  You will also require to develop influential and trustworthy working relationships with other technology and business peers (both internally and externally) to communicate and achieve performance objectives.

 

If you are driven, goal-oriented, determined and want to take the next step in your career, we are happy to hear from you! 
 

Responsibilities

  • Carry out assessments of incoming demands and requests within the infrastructure areas which including connectivity, hosting and workplace.
  • Analyze the business impact by making directional recommendations, taking into account multiple factors such as risks, alignment with workplace strategy and roadmap as well as cost and benefit analysis.
  • Architect and design any new IT infrastructure or workplace solutions to meet allnex’s needs.
  • Responsible for implementation (build in-house or guide solution providers), testing and integration of information systems and solutions, with high quality standards.
  • Responsible for transitioning solutions and transferring knowledge into Operations.
  • Continuously contribute to the process of creating sustainable IT Technology Roadmap for Hosting, Connectivity, Workplace  and Security areas.. 
  • Proactively research and identify emerging technologies and propose strategies/ changes when needed.
  • Provide updates to the stakeholders on product development processes, including the updates for costs and budgets.

Required skills and experience

  • Proven and successful previous work experience in IT infrastructure architecture design.
  • Technical experience in designing and implementing IT Infrastructure and Workplace Architecture solutions, with a focus on Connectivity and Security.
  • Expert in applying standard industry accepted practices in the implementation of IT.
  • Experience working with IT service management tools.
  • Expert knowledge in the following areas is mandatory:
    • Connectivity: WAN, LAN, WLAN, …
    • Networking Security: Firewalls, VPN, IDS, IPS, …
  • Broad general knowledge in one or more of the following areas is expected:
    • Hosting: on-premise, private cloud, public cloud, …
    • Workplace: PC, mobile, collaboration, management tooling, …
  • Security framework and principles insights from recognized authorities is taken into account (e.g. ISO-27k, NIST, …)
  • Solution driven and possess strong problem solving skills: able to bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions.
  • Constantly keep up with innovation in Cloud, Infrastructure and Workplace.
  • Ability to work in a virtual team from different backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability in multitasking and autonomous work prioritization.
  • Efficient communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is a must.
  • Experience as a Project Manager or managing a Team is an asset.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Security or equivalent field, or equivalent trough experience.
  • Certifications from recognized authority are considered an asset  (e.g. Cisco, Microsoft Azure/ Microsoft 365, SANS, ITIL, Prince2, …)

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

Find out how you can make an impact!
Check out our career page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.

www.allnex.com

 


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