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IT Infrastructure Architect

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Location
Mansfield, MA
Salary
$110,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Sep 07, 2017
Job ID
2519747
The IT Infrastructure Architect is a key team member of my client’s nationwide IT organization, responsible for the planning, design, and deployment of both the on Premise and Cloud Infrastructure, supporting +2600 internal customers. Excellent opportunity for the right candidate who is self-driven, organized, efficient, innovative, and passionate about being an integral part of a growing company.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Create and translate business requirements into IT Architectural designs and solutions
  • Analyze existing systems for appropriate security and recommend hardening
  • Provide high-level consultative services to the business
  • Plan, design, and ensure the technical design and deployment of Platform Services and related applications are held to the highest level of standards
  • Focus on Platform Services (Cloud, Data Centers) and infrastructure initiatives, with initial focus on assisting with SSO implementation for JDE deployment
  • Collaborates with the Sr Director of Infrastructure Services to plan, design, build, and deploy enterprise solutions nationwide
  • Provides regular updates on infrastructure plans and designs
  • Actively participates in the development of systems
  • Assesses and analyzes business needs, including creation of BRDs, for current and future growth
  • Develops operational processes and SOPs
  • Adheres to best practice and standards
  • Proactively engages with all key stakeholders; to include 3rd party vendors
  • Presents infrastructure solutions to all levels within the organization
  • Actively engages in DR planning, design, documentation, testing, and implementation
  • Infrastructure growth projection and recommendations
  • Benchmarking, monitoring, and tuning
  • Stays abreast of all current technologies and understands how, why, when, what, and where to implement

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • MUST HAVES:
    • Working experience with Cloud solutions o Heightened sense of urgency and organizational skills o Proven experience with SSO
    • Communication skills with proven ability to present at all levels o Proven experience with ERP; JDE considered a bonus 
       
  • Working experience with Oracle VM, VMware, DR, HA/Fault Tolerance, Cisco switches, AD, O365, VoIP
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Team player; willing to share ideas and openly ‘whiteboard’ ideas
  • Understands the importance of presenting IT as a Service 
  • Ability to translate business requirements into reliable, secure, and scalable solutions

Education & Experience

           -   Bachelor's degree and/or 4 years or more progressive relevant experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of Infrastructure design and implementation, which includes Cloud, Hosting, Storage, Network, Middleware
  • Excellent written and verbal communications