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Montreal Associates - IT Infrastructure Architect Cloud

Montreal Associates is looking for an IT Infrastructure Architect Cloud for a client based in Brussels.



Job Description

  • The IT Infrastructure Architect will provide analytical and systems expertise in a broad range of disciplines to support the design, installation and maintenance of technology solutions across the enterprise to fulfill continuous growing business needs. Your main motivation is to ensure availability, integrity, security and performance of the Client Infrastructure.

  • Day-to-day responsibilities:

    • Participate in the design and implementation of Enterprise Infrastructure solutions, translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives, in alignment with Enterprise strategy and reference architecture;
    • Develop reference architectures (patterns, standards, implementation guides);

    • Analyze the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvement such as improving business processes, expanding capacity, increasing availability, and increasing effectiveness;

    • Ensure continuity across programs through standards enforcement ;

    • Provide documentation / linkage between requirements and integration components;

    • Assist the infrastructure teams to follow-up, report and plan the capacity/performance of our infrastructure on the short term and long term based on predicted growth;

    • Understand, advocate and ensure the compliance of our infrastructure with the highest level of security imposed by our sensitive business activities and industry standards (PCI/DSS);

    • Serve as a principal member of multiple project teams, providing leadership in infrastructure design; partner with business and technology colleagues and management to provide direction and strategy on complex issues.



  • Higher education in IT/Engineering or equivalent by experience;
  • At least 6-7 years of experience in IT Architecture;
  • Last 3 years spent in an Infrastructure Architect position in a mission critical environment with 24/7/365 availability requirements;
  • Fluent level in English (written & spoken); good knowledge of French and/or Dutch is a big asset;
  • Practical experience working with an IT Service Management framework like ITIL;
  • Used to work in a project context, and to propose and adhere to a realistic planning;
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability , with strong stress resistance;
  • Thorough, methodical and business minded;


Technical skills

  • Networking and Security: General networking (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/S, SMTP, FTP, tunneling), Firewall and VPN (CheckPoint, Juniper), routing & Switching (Cisco), load balancing (F5), BGP,  SSL Certificates,  proxy (Bluecoat), Web application Firewalls, vulnerability scanning and remediation, log correlation and event alerting systems, network monitoring;
  • Server: Virtualization (VMware ESX),  MS Windows Server (2008/2012/2016), backup/restore and assorted operations, deployment, system monitoring;
  • Experience with automation tools, infrastructure as code and open-source solutions;
  • The AWS Solution Architect certification is a nice to have.



  • Location : Brussels
  • Duration : Permanent
  • Starting date : ASAP
  • Reference: Lval - 38421


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Company description

Montreal Associates is an enterprise technology recruitment company with a focus on: ERP, SAP, Microsoft CRM, BI, Big Data, Infrastructure Cloud, Development, Cyber Security...
Since 1978 we have developed an unrivaled network and reputation, working with leading experts and companies across Europe. This is thanks to our teams of multi-lingual consultants who understand the culture of each market we operate on. We have headquarters in London and a second office in Frankfurt, Germany.
Whether you are a candidate seeking the best roles in Europe or a client looking for the best enterprise technology professionals, you can expect a market-leading service delivered by passionate, open and entrepreneurial people.
Specialism, quality and compliance are at the heart of everything we do to establish and nurture long-term relationships with our clients and candidates.

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