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The Solution Design Organization is looking for a senior, highly accomplished, visionary infrastructure Solutions Architect that is passionate about building scalable, secure and highly reliable, mission-critical infrastructure in a fast-paced agile environment.
You'll be responsible for leading critical platform infrastructure engineering efforts in analyzing and translating business information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives
You'll work with application and infrastructure teams to review or produce optimal, high level designs
You'll conduct proof-of-concept projects to validate new feature sets and 3rd party technologies
You will analyze the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for
continuous improvement such as improving business processes, expanding capacity, reducing cost and increasing effectiveness
Because you already have the ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems you will also:
Document all solution architecture design and analysis work
Interface with internal IT management leadership, technical leadership and external requestors as a strategic value-add point to improve IT for completeness, consistency, availability, satisfaction, and to deliver quality services
Lead and establish system requirements, designs/architecture and manage critical infrastructure deliverables while driving Technology Standards
Utilize data-driven approaches and methodologies to reduce IT process gaps and enhance process effectiveness through automation
Monitor the processes, policies, procedures and standards applicability, effectiveness and efficiency
Ability to review complex processes, manage customer service and provide regular technical reports both verbal and statistical showing status of ongoing projects and goals.
Lead Continuous Availability programs and initiatives for specific platforms to strengthen resiliency and recovery capabilities to 5'9s
Minimum 8+ years of experience in a Infrastructure Engineering or software Development role for Platform Services with a preference for 3 years in a Solutions Architectural role.
Bachelor's with preference for Master Degree in Engineering or Computer Science with relevant industry experience
Underrstanding of Application Architecture is highly preferable
Preference for Systems Engineering background with focus to Hadoop based platforms (compute, middleware, DB, and/or storage engineering)
Proven ability to develop detailed solution achitecture. Understands Architecture Constructs - (Architecture & Design patterns, protocols SOAP, REST, etc.), Development Methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
Demonstrable ability to deliver results with large-scale & cross-functional teams leveraging efficient processes via automation
Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor; including financial modeling skills
Expertise in information technology industry with HA & High Volume processing environments
Superior communication (written/verbal), presentation, and facilitation skills
Familiar with ITIL concepts; especially Service Design and Service Orientation
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.