Ensuring Chart’s Success…
Chart's corporate IT group is critical to building, operating, maintaining, and securing access to our global on-premise and cloud server environments. The Cloud Architect will provide day-to-day administration of on-premise virtual platforms, cloud platforms, storage, performance and troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they arise. Position will also evaluate solutions, technology acquisitions and technical designs to ensure alignment with target state architecture, policies and standards, and perform regular application installations and configurations.
Please note, this position could be located out of any of our Chart offices or, for the right candidiate, a remote home office.
What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…
Responsible for the platform used for installing servers (on-premise data centers, hosted data centers and cloud), applications and storage systems.
Perform regular application and security installations, manage configuration changes, and day-to-day performance. Troubleshoot both hardware and software configuration and performance issues as they arise.
Lead the virtual server modernization strategies and lead other cloud hosting discovery activities - Lead evaluation, technology acquisitions and technical designs to ensure alignment with target state architecture, policies and standards.
Deploy platforms that are beneficial in the global disaster recovery and business continuity.
Adopt the role of SME and act as primary point of contact for technical questions of virtual/cloud infrastructure.
Develop and manage project plans - create schedule, assign tasks and review system objectives associated with the role.
Perform assessment, evaluation and quantification of the risk of architecture deviations.
Lead training, awareness and promotion of adoption of targeted state.
Monitor enterprise processes to manage alignment with target state.
Mentor and aid in the development of other IT team members in the areas of Virtual/Cloud technologies.
M&A - Evaluate, develop project plan, prepare budget and lead server/cloud activities.
Your Professional Experience Should Be…
A Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a similar technology support role
Be able to design, support and troubleshoot:
Hosted and distributed virtual computing environments - VMware, Cisco UCS, Microsoft Azure Platform & Amazon AWS
Dell, EMC & Nimble Storage Infrastructure.
Dell & Cisco Server Infrastructure.
Application virtualization and desktop virtualization.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and newer Administration and Management.
Your Education Should Be…
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Certification in at least one of the following areas: Microsoft Server, VMware, CompTIA or Cloud.
Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…
Requires physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift and carry up to 40 lbs. in an office & datacenter setting.
Chart is an equal opportunity employer