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Infrastructure Architect

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Date: Feb 7, 2021

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

 

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.

Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of 8 apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.

 

Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.

 

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.

 

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.

 

 

Primary objective of the job: 

To lead and mature the Enterprise infrastructure strategy in Digicel Group by delivering on the current IT Strategy & Roadmap and helping shape the future evolution. Define and drive the transformation of bespoke legacy application architecture to a best in class Cloud enabled enterprise embodying standardization, simplification and governance. Defining the Hybrid environment to ensure Legacy and Cloud co-exist effectively during the transition and maintain the highest levels of availability, security and integrity to all markets. Drive the evolution of the Enterprise Office Infrastructure and tooling to enable a best in class digital employee experience offering for the business

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and govern the overarching policies for Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud ensuring adherence to industry best practice
  • Design and oversee the implementation of new applications within the Cloud environment working closely with product vendors and internal development teams
  • Ensure architectural adherence to security and business continuity objectives for all Application & Services
  • Collaborate with the operational teams to analyze capacity and performance across the environments and ensure appropriate tooling is in place to proactively monitor and alert
  • Actively engage with cloud provider to develop deep understanding of new capabilities and features and advise on the opportunities these present for the ongoing operational and development teams
  • Actively engage with technical and business owners to drive optimization of their applications and overall cost efficiency in the environment
  • Lead the adoption of industry standards for reference architecture, data models and process definition & automation
  • Pioneers new technologies and standards
  • Maintain overall infrastructure portfolio health and gap analysis that reflects current state and its readiness to contribute to future-state business capabilities
  • Own the Office IT infrastructure strategy to ensure the digital employee experience is best in class seamlessly integrating the users with the application estate


Academic qualifications and experience required for job:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline
  • Certification in TOGAF or similar Architecture Frameworks
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in Infrastructure Architecture, Solution Architecture, Security Architecture or Engineering
  • Minimum  three (3) years’ experience in cloud technology covering IaaS/ PaaS & SaaS in a complex Public/Private hybrid model
  • MCSA or equivalent expert level certification
  • Extensive experience working with technology platforms and applications within the Communications Service Provider or closely related industry
  • Extensive experience of Office infrastructure and security related considerations


Functional Skills:

  • Highly proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent Written and Oral Skills, able to present and interact at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent collaboration skills  
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Technically creative and open-minded
  • High attention to detail


DISCLAIMER:

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.


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