Infrastructure / Network Architect

Are you a talented & passionate Infrastructure and Network Architect?

  • Would you like to be part of a team that develops new products for a fin-tech company, specialized in attractive, secure and cost-effective payment solutions?
  • Would you like to help establish the company from scratch by setting up and finding out the needed legal regulations and standards?

Then we like YOU to join our dynamic PaySociety team.

About us

PaySociety (PS) is soon to incorporate, and will launch its own proprietary Global Payment Network & Associated Services. These new payment solutions will transform the daily payments, including shopping, restaurants, hotels, petrol stations, internet payments, payments for your business, sending funds overseas, by providing transactions which are secure, faster, and at lower cost. Following receipt of appropriate financial licenses, we anticipate a phased launch such that our Global Payment Network will enable associated services at phase 1 covering more than 30 countries, and with further phases reaching up to 70 countries.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for complete infrastructure for HQ, Operational Local Offices (OPCO’s) etc.; design, systems analysis, security, data center operation, network & voice communication;
  • Acts as expert for infrastructure teams in the plan, design, and delivery of IT solutions;
  • Drives short & long-term architecture strategy for the overall IT project portfolio for key business segments;
  • Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and enabling business strategy;
  • Communicates and validates program architecture with infrastructure team, project management team, and technology services management team;
  • Develops long-term strategy for historical data retention and archival plan for storage needs;
  • Defines data retention, backup, and recovery methods and plans;
  • Develops enterprise standards to ensure compatibility and integration of multi-vendor platforms;
  • Design and develop infrastructure blueprints for the implementation of new solutions;
  • Responsible for impact analysis and design modifications to existing systems to support new solutions;
  • Develops specifications for interfaces from existing to new systems;
  • Maintain a common documentation library of standardized procedures and configurations.

Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting service and network areas;
  • Required at least Bachelor's degree, master is a plus (or equivalent through experience);
  • Ability to write architectural design documents or review design documents provided by others;
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs; and
  • Knowledge and experiences with Cloud solutions and providers (Amazon, Azure).

Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge about C# stack and deployment standards;
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Windows concepts, Domains, Active Directory and its concepts, and the interaction between hardware, operating systems, network, data center, and application software, Linux and Unix is a plus;
  • Strong working knowledge of VMware or other virtual software;
  • Deep understanding of TCP, IP and other network protocols. Familiarity with DNS, DHCP and other network services;
  • Knowledge of disc storage Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) certifications in Windows 2008 or Windows2012;
  • Knowledge of Cisco network and voice gears and technologies, CCNA(P)is a must, CCIE is preferred;
  • Knowledge of managing a data center in terms of systems monitoring, capacity planning and performance tuning;
  • Strong ability to communicate well in English, orally and in writing;
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology;
  • Capability to work with people in different time zones.
  • Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional environment
  • Be a self-starter