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Lead Infrastructure Architect


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At Bank of Ireland we are changing.  We are committed to enabling our colleagues to thrive and offer agile ways of working to maximise choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Varying degrees of optionality apply depending on the role.  For more detailed information on this role, please contact us, or let us know your preferred working arrangements when you apply.

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Lead Infrastructure Architect

Dublin, Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Lead Infrastructure Architect

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time

Group Technology & Customer Solutions comprises a number of key business areas: Group Customer Origination & Fulfilment, Group Customer Services, Group Services, IT@BOI, Group Information Security, Risk Management Support and the Group Portfolio Office. These businesses are supported by HR and Finance partners

Description of business unit

The Strategy and Architecture Team define the Technology Strategy for the Bank and guide and direct change programmes in the execution of the strategy.

Purpose of the Role

A Lead Infrastructure Architect is responsible for setting the vision, strategy and roadmap for Division, a group of domains or an Enterprise Technology, and ensuring that the estate migrates over time to future end-states.

The successful candidate will be alsoresponsible for all aspects of Infrastructure Strategy and Architecture and ensures all programmes are delivering to the strategic infrastructure target. While this is an enterprise role, the Infrastructure Architect will also work with core transformation programmes and other large change programmes, to develop the infrastructure landscape.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive strategy definition for domains within the overall platform architecture
  • Develop roadmaps to define the execution of the strategy
  • Thought leadership in Infrastructure architecture and operating models
  • Deep expertise in domains within Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure including public and private cloud
  • Development of blueprints which describe the architecture of the future, clarifying the qualities achieved

What is the opportunity

The Bank has significant and critical dependencies on infrastructure. In this role the lead architecture has an opportunity to play a significant part in the transformation of the technology platform, achieving real outcomes for effectiveness, efficiency and ultimately customer success.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • In depth understanding of infrastructure domains and pertinent technologies.
  • Strategy development.
  • Reference architecture development.
  • Cloud technologies and Agile Infrastructure.

Key Competencies

  • Accountable - Leader
  • Champion Transformation - Leader
  • Customer Focused - People Manager
  • Accountable - Self
  • Amplify Capability - People Manager

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Jan 20, 2021

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Our application form takes just minutes to complete. If you have any questions about our application, you can contact our recruitment team directly.


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