Interim National Infrastructure Lead – ICT

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Interim National Infrastructure Lead - ICT
West Brompton, London
Interim Position

MPS 0006 50E6 / 1

Posted: 28th July 2022 16:23
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £628.55 per day PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months

  • West Brompton, London,

    SW6 1TR

What's involved with this role:

Interim National Infrastructure Lead

Job Ref: MPS 0006 50E6 / 1

DV (STRAP) Clearance

Hybrid role

The post holder may be required to travel to sites around the UK

The National Infrastructure Lead will report to the Architecture and Security Design Authority (aka Chief Technical Architect) to provide Infrastructure technical design and support expertise for a range of ICT Projects and the overall Infrastructure Architecture. This role is vital to ensure the National infrastructure is built, designed and architected to ensure that it is secure and efficient in use.

This role requires a flexible working approach and for the post holder to be self-motivated to help ensure that the various environments are well architected and documented.


Key accountabilities:

  • Document current and future infrastructure designs.
  • Work with projects and Solution architects to ensure that these are aligned to the Strategic vision.
  • Develop Strategies in the infrastructure space and align these will the Application and network/Security leads.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience and knowledge of the Government Security Classifications levels and an understanding of the Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework.
  • At least 2 years recent experience of working on network server designs in a secure environment.
  • Good understanding of project management principles and in particular risk and issue management.
  • Experienced in effectively transferring knowledge and skills to junior staff.
  • Ability to prioritise, execute tasks and achieve results against competing project demands.


Technical skills:

  • Experience in writing Design Documentation suitable for accreditation at IL5.
  • Experience of working with Accreditor to ensure the design meets the needs of the security standards being applied for IL5.
  • Expert knowledge and experience of Microsoft SQL server.
  • Enterprise class Microsoft Windows environment with following key technologies: Windows Server / Microsoft SQL server / Active Directory / GPO / High Availability services. / Thin Client/thick client / Windows Hyper V / VMWare ESX Virtualisation technologies.
  • Active Directory certificate services and integration with RSA Tokens.
  • SAN hardware
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of network skills, Routing Switching, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and NTP
  • Understanding of TOGAF or another Architecture framework
  • Familiarity with standards, hardware, software, communications circuits, protocols, security countermeasures and management mechanisms.


  • Some knowledge of Linux (or *nix systems).
  • TOGAF qualified.
  • ITIL V3 Foundation certified.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. DV (STRAP) Clearance.
  5. Desirable - Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.
  6. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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