Infrastructure Architect

This role is located in Irving, Tx  Direct hire

 

This individual with expert technical and analytical skills in enterprise systems architecture and software development, will be responsible for working with senior business and technical staff across all units in the company to formulate, maintain and communicate a cohesive systems architecture strategy.  A minimum of 8-10 years direct web development and software architecture experience are required.
ITIL, COBIT, Red Hat, CISSP, Enterprise Infrastructure Architect Certification Desired
RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Develops descriptions of systems and business functional boundaries – Develops and maintains the comprehensive systems architectures, frameworks and application interfaces – Works with senior IT staff and management to develop and maintain company technical processes and standards  (ITIL based) – Reviews and approves technical designs for conformance to standards and architectural requirements – Provides consultation and assists project teams in formulating solutions – Must be able to perform under tight timeframes and execute problem solving skills – Identifies and understands the key drivers that impact the business – Performs business and technical requirements analysis and review – Proactively learns about and evaluates emerging technologies (reviewing technical journals, team sharing, mentors, vendors, peer groups, special training) – Develops, monitors and enforces technical standards – Understands and leverages best practices of Information Technology – Establish technical specifications that facilitate easy, accurate coding or scripting/configuration – Develops information processing strategies and plans that add value and/or competitive advantage to customer – Executes risk assessment utilizing established methodologies – Develops relevant, repeatable criteria for assessing future risks and problems – Develops appropriate metrics to measure total system performance – Applies an understanding of the key vulnerabilities related to data transfer between internal/external systems to maximize data security and integrity
QUALIFICATIONS:
– Solid understanding and application of web services, SOAs, data base performance and networking – Solid understanding of UNIX/Linux Operating Systems – Red Hat, Solaris, AIX, Oracle Linux – Solid understanding of Clustering techniques and technologies supporting Oracle databases – Solid design and build experience of reference implementations of components and interfaces with new technologies – Solid understanding of currently used UNIX/Linux files systems – EXT2,3, GFS, NFS, XFS – Solid experience in designing for critical areas of security, performance, capacity and maintainability – Excellent design experience, including use of industry design patterns and best practices – Excellent understanding of software development lifecycle – Excellent written and verbal communication skills (emphasis on documentation) – Solid experience with data modeling tools and concepts – Solid understanding of server/application deployment techniques, methodologies, and tools – Previous Experience as a Systems or Application Architect
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
– Experience with Linux (RedHat). Experience with Migrations to Linux a big plus. Experience with Linux (RedHat). Experience with Migrations to Linux a big plus. – Performance Tuning, optimization, and advanced troubleshooting of systems Issues   – Strong Bash shell scripting, Perl etc. – Knowledge in Various Backup/Recovery Methodologies and Strategies – Familiarity with various tools and methods for administering the Unix Systems infrastructure – Deep & broad knowledge of full range of distributed messaging, email, active directory, middleware, application integration, web services, collaboration, knowledge & content management, systems management and related operating – System & supporting hardware and software technologies, architectural principles, design standards and options – Deep Technical knowledge of infrastructure services systems management and monitoring tools – Deep Technical knowledge of commonly used hardware and software products – Must possess a strong knowledge of vendor community for full range of infrastructure services architectures including but not limited to distributed messaging, email, DNS, middleware, application integration, web services,  collaboration, knowledge & content management, systems management and related operating system & supporting technologies along with broad knowledge of security best practices and intrusion detection and protection techniques and methodologies – Expert knowledge of distributed messaging, email, active directory, middleware, application integration, web services, web applications & portals, knowledge & content management, systems management and related operating system & supporting architectures (Microsoft Operating systems, IIS and .net framework, Unix operating systems, Linux operating systems, Active Directory, Exchange, SMS, DNS, LDAP, load balancing, Sun, Oracle, EMC, Cisco, F5 – Must have excellent architecture, design, operations support & troubleshooting skills (focus on systems integration and on the construction of messaging & middleware tools and frameworks to assist with systems, applications and data integration)
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATON:
– An undergraduate degree (BA/BS Computer Science) is required and a graduate degree is preferred Equivalent experience can be substituted for the degree requirement. – Red Hat, CISSP, Infrastructure Architect certifications  preferred

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