Reference and guide to SFIA version 7. Framework status: Requirements.

IT Infrastructure ITOP

This is SFIA 6 text

The operation and control of the IT infrastructure (typically hardware, software, data stored on various media, and all equipment within wide and local area networks) required to deliver and support IT services and products to meet the needs of a business. Includes preparation for new or changed services, operation of the change process, the maintenance of regulatory, legal and professional standards, the building and management of systems and components in virtualised computing environments and the monitoring of performance of systems and services in relation to their contribution to business performance, their security and their sustainability.

IT Infrastructure: Level 4

This is SFIA 6 text

Provides technical expertise to enable the correct application of operational procedures. Uses network management tools to determine network load and performance statistics. Contributes to the planning and implementation of maintenance and installation work, including building and management of systems and components in virtualised computing environments. Implements agreed network changes and maintenance routines. Identifies operational problems and contributes to their resolution, checking that they are managed in accordance with agreed standards and procedures. Provides reports and proposals for improvement, to specialists, users and managers.

IT Infrastructure: Level 3

This is SFIA 6 text

Carries out agreed operational procedures, including network configuration, installation and maintenance. Uses network management tools to collect and report on network load and performance statistics. Contributes to the implementation of maintenance and installation work. Uses standard procedures and tools to carry out defined system backups, restoring data where necessary. Identifies operational problems and contributes to their resolution.

IT Infrastructure: Level 2

This is SFIA 6 text

Carries out agreed operational procedures of a routine nature. Contributes to maintenance, installation and problem resolution.

IT Infrastructure: Level 1

This is SFIA 6 text

Contributes, under instruction, to system operation.