IT Infrastructure Architect

KMM Technologies INC Reston , VA 20190

Posted 2 weeks ago


  • 10-15 years of experience in IT with IBM tools and technologies.
  • Knowledge and experience working within architecture frameworks (e.g., IBM data warehouse, IBM Pure Application, Cognos, Ab Initio)
    Experience working within Service Integration and Management (SIAM) Experience with software architecture, solution architecture, software project management, SDLC, Java, SOA, UNIX, Linux
  • Experience working with DB2, Cognos, ETL tools (Ab Initio preferred), IBM PureApplication, Control-M, and Axway transfer protocol)
  • Working knowledge of IT architecture and IT governance
  • Experience with enterprise-wide platforms such as IBM, Dell, Cisco, etc. Excellent communication, facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to support day-to-day operational activities as needed

Job Description:

  • Partners with cross-functional teams (network, security etc.) to design infrastructure architecture, manage the infrastructure lifecycle, and ensure high availability and disaster recovery capability of critical systems
    Performs in an architecture role for IBM tools and technology given that CCTI data warehouse environment is an IBM-based solution (i.e. IBM Pure Application System) – this includes pro-actively identifying and planning for CCTI HW/SW and environment refresh cycles. Therefore, the CCTI Architect will perform in the role of “expert” on the IBM-based systems and solutions, and will be on point to support the projects team questions on all technical matters, including working with other technical leads and SMEs for other technology tools and platforms (i.e. AB Initio, Cognos, WebSphere, DB2, etc)
    Supports collaboration with IBM for overall vendor relationship, and participates as needed in issue resolution with IBM’s escalation support path (i.e. PMRs)
    Create and maintain CCTI architecture diagrams
    Recommend and lead technology and environment refresh activities
    Explores business and functional requirements and makes recommendations to both internal IT team and to business owners for approval
    Recommends alternatives for IT infrastructure architecture to support short- and long term planning (including capacity assessments for storage, network, usage patterns, HW/SW licenses, etc) and to ensure business sustainability.
    Elaborates functional requirements into technical specifications in order to ensure effective development processes with internal and external partners, and to support project and infrastructure-related implementations
    Leads the execution of IT deployment plan in order to ensure deployment efforts are aligned with the agreed solution
    Evaluates overall IT infrastructure strategy in order to ensure optimal system performance, availability, and maintainability.
    Lead and participate in special “Tiger Team” projects to address performance or operational issues, as required
    With support from internal IT technology teams, recommend and implement appropriate firewall, routing, and network security configurations
    Assess and provide recommendations for optimizing use of existing tools, and/or to identify recommended procurements to supplement the existing CCTI environment
    Identifies areas for improvement within existing CCTI environment, and helps to develop improvement opportunities to be reviewed and discussed with the business owners
    Support issue management activities, including evaluation, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and issue resolution with recommendations on process and/or architectural changes as part of the solution.
    Investigate and evaluate hot fixes and maintenance patches for proactive implementation
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IT Infrastructure Architect

KMM Technologies INC