Enterprise Design Architect

Clearpointe Holdings - Little Rock, AR (30+ days ago)


TITLE

Enterprise Design Architect

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

JOB STATUS

Exempt

COMPENSATION

Commensurate upon experience

DEPARTMENT(S)

ClearPointe Technology

REPORTS TO

Director of Professional Services

JOB SUMMARY

The Enterprise Design Architect leads scoping, design and implementation efforts on behalf of the ClearPointe Professional Services Group. This position reports to the Director of Professional Services and will assist the Director in the evaluation, scoping and writing of Statements of Work, RFIs, RFPs, and Technology Roadmaps while also owning implementation deliverables on agreed upon engagements.

The Enterprise Design Architect must possess and maintain a deep, diverse technology skill set and exude an “expert” level of technical maturity and implementation skill – both with peers and clients. This position requires expert communication/listening/writing skills as the Enterprise Design Architect is responsible for hearing, validating, developing and executing on technical strategies that are in alignment with client business drivers and demands. A deep understanding of virtualization and cloud technologies/direction is critical to the success of this position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Must be effectively able to translate client business drivers to technical design & implementation of:
Network Infrastructure (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Load Balancers)
Microsoft Core Applications (Exchange / SQL / Data Protection Manager / System Center)
Virtualization Technologies (Citrix, Microsoft, VMWare) and associated dependencies
Backup Technologies encompassing both Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
Security offerings and “best practice” configurations to limit client exposure; HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOX and/or FDA compliance experience preferred
Private Cloud and Datacenter Technologies
Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and other cloud offerings
Evaluates and develops proficiency in new and emerging technologies
Listens and translates client non-technical business requirements into technical solutions
Capable of producing thorough, well-written deliverables for SOW RFI, RFP and Technology Roadmap engagements
Must continually meet and/or exceed mutually agreed upon implementation timelines and deliverables for scoped project work
Must be a “self-starter” – capable of owning and delivering on tasks with limited supervision
Assists ClearPointe Operations with peer review and guidance on technology details that affect ClearPointe Managed Services
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Strong experience in interfacing with customers
Proven ability to “write” and “present” technology solutions to clients
10+ years of broad IT experience, with exposure to the following focus areas:
Core network infrastructure
Virtualization and storage technologies in “highly available” configurations
Microsoft Server Operating Systems, “core critical” applications and associated roles/features/services
Backup solutions for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Cloud technologies and private/public workload dependencies
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCNA, VCA-DCV preferred