Full Job Description
Our client, a large commercial and residential propane provider, is hiring an Infrastructure and Cloud Architect to lead a small team of engineers to develop and drive the standards, development processes, systems architecture, and design patterns to support IT and business solutions. This position is fully remote forever.
You'll have overall responsibility for:
Network: Telephony, Firewalls, ISP management, Site connectivity
Workstation management/support: mobile devices & PCs
MS Azure Cloud (DEV/OPS)
Current Projects include:
Strategic SD-WAN implementation across 13 Service Centers + HQ
Develop continuous improvement plans in collaboration with the Cyber Security Lead
Site connectivity upgrades
Azure Cloud Migration
Phone system upgrades
As the Architect and Lead, you will:
Coordinate strategies, participate in technology selection activities, and work with the appropriate business and IT stakeholders to ensure the long term infrastructure technology plan.
Be accountable for direction, strategy, and implementation of the overall Enterprise (cross domain) Infrastructure Architecture.
Collaborate with executive leadership to develop and communicate long term vision and comprehensive strategic plans for infrastructure and enterprise architecture solutions
Serve as a hands on technical expert for enterprise-wide infrastructure technology
Define principles/standards for infrastructure and/or enterprise architecture
Assist in or lead vendor evaluation and selection of infrastructure technology solution
Experience and skills required:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field.
7+ years of relevant design and architecture experience.
Microsoft-based Architecture (Windows 2016/2019, Windows 10, Active Directory, Exchange, M365).
Cloud-based architecture and deployments, particularly with Azure
Strong Understanding Architecture Principles, Patterns, Guidelines, Architecture Standards, Technology trends, emerging technologies, Enterprise Architecture processes like Design Reviews, Architecture Review Boards (ARB)
Excellent communication skills and ability to influence senior leadership and key stakeholders
Experience leading multiple, complex projects including experience managing team efforts, processes, and technologies throughout project full-life cycles.
Innovative and self-motivated
Strong project leadership skills with the ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
Experience managing vendor relationships
Great attention to detail and follow through on tasks
Collaborative working style to be able to partner with IT stakeholders across organization and influence technology decisions
Great benefits include:
Full health insurance package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA and HSA
Matching 401k plan
Employee Assistance Program