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Project Manager - Data Centre

Job Title: Project Manager - Data Centre
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: £0.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54377_1499684996
Contact Name: Charlotte O'loughlin
Contact Email: c.oloughlin@parity.net
Job Published: July 10, 2017 12:10

Job Description

Senior Project Manager - Data Centre

Contract. 9 Months +. Wolverhampton. Public Sector

Senior Project Manager required to deliver a Data Centre Strategy and Technical Roadmap for Data Centre Service Delivery for the next 5 years, working with an ICT Data Centre Specialist Service Provider. The successful candidate will have experience of this type of work complemented by strong project management skills, Enterprise Architecture skills would be an advantage together with a sound Microsoft enterprise background.

The role

  • Planning of revised asset management strategy - future location may change and that may drive the need to use space currently occupied by the main data centre for a different purpose
  • Review of disaster recovery capability and requirements for future business continuity requirements
  • Plan for the future demands for ICT provision from the council wide Transformation Agenda, particularly around Insight and Information Reporting and Channel Shift
  • Assessment of current infrastructure e.g. UPS and Air Conditioning and its future life span
  • Identification of routine down time of IT services for essential maintenance conflicting with service need for 'always available' services.
  • The end of maintenance and support for key components of the corporate storage and tape library backup system which will require replacement at significant cost
  • The significant growth in storage and backup requirements
  • The maturing solutions now available within the Microsoft cloud such as Azure for Infrastructure as a service and Azure site recovery for disaster recovery could deliver significant service availability and savings opportunities
  • Recognising the increasing risk of cyber attack and need for improved resilience and business continuity.

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