Navisite, a Charter Communications Company, is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud services, managed applications and managed hosting solutions. Navisite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable solutions for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on Navisite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information, please visit www.navisite.com.
As a member of the Navisite Professional Services team, the IT Architect leads the technical architecture, design and delivery aspects of cloud project solutions for Navisite's growing Professional Services team. This role meets with clients to shape professional services solutions that will meet their business needs. This role is assigned the most complex and critical cloud-based projects that require working closely with partners and clients. This position serves as a point of technical escalation, review for technical aspects of project-based solutions.
The ideal candidate keeps current with trends and technological innovations in the Cloud Services industry and makes appropriate development recommendations. This position formulates technological vision and direction while developing long-term technology roadmaps for project services. This role is responsible for a high-level of collaboration with other groups across the Navisite Product Management and Implementation organizations, external partners and clients and communicates and promotes the technology vision with the broader Navisite organization and externally.
Competitive Compensation Package
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
100% Company Match 401(k) up to 6%
Company Funded Retirement Accumulation Plan for an additional 3%
Pretax Child Care Spending Account
Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Personal Days and Sick Days
Employee Discounts on Spectrum Services
Formal Training and Certification Program
What you will do
Provide subject matter expertise for public cloud (Azure), VMware cloud solutions and cloud migration technology domains.
Lead the Professional Services technical pre-sales activities including migration solution design, client workshops and RFP responses.
Lead technical aspects of client cloud migrations to Azure and VMware based cloud platforms
Lead discovery and assessment activities.
Provide technical assistance and escalation to implementation and operations personnel on new cloud projects and cloud assessments, and provide formal technical offer enablement training and informal mentoring to other employees.
Formulate and review new cloud platform, software, tools and technical methodologies for professional services offerings and delivery capabilities.
Formulate criteria for and execute proof-of-concept projects for new approaches and platforms.
Oversee and conduct a technical review of professional services proposed projects.
Required keys for success
Five or more years of technical architect experience in IT infrastructure and cloud
Proven delivery of cloud-based technical projects such as cloud migrations
Proficiency with Windows, Linux and cloud platforms especially Azure
Experience with cloud migration tools such as ASR, Movere, Cloudendure and Carbonite Move and methodologies
Demonstrated experience with technical pre-sales activities including leading the technical solution development.
Experience in software and tooling evaluation and recommendations for adoption
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience with DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and infrastructure automation especially with Microsoft stack
Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to clearly communicate with clients, product constituents and senior management.
Advanced knowledge of cloud computing, migration, disaster recovery, DevOps, Virtualization and managed services
Familiar with common cloud migration techniques such as rehost, replatform, refactor etc..
Proven analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems.
Ability to effectively translate clients business needs into technical solutions
Ability to influence technology direction with solid analysis
Ability to learn and act as a change agent
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills to all levels of a client organization including senior management
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines and achieve results
Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
How you will stand out from the crowd
What you can expect