Salary: $117,000.00 – $145,000.00
Client is seeking a Infrastructure Architect to join their team.
The ideal candidate will have experience architecting/designing complex, highly scalable/available infrastructure preferably hosting live services. We are creating the infrastructure which hosts online gaming, so experience in a high transaction, low latency environment is a must.
What an Infrastructure Architect does:
An Infrastructure Architect provides the senior technical leadership, architectural vision – conceptualizing functional requirements, architectural approaches, integration methodology and application and infrastructure design guidance to deliver high-quality and timely solutions and services that continuously meet our Online business needs.
·Provides business architecture solutioning representation in support of IT architecture activities, particularly within the online gaming area.
·Lead and define application analysis for infrastructure design, capacity planning, monitoring and operational requirements.
·Provide project leadership and ownership over all aspects of service delivery. Support multiple projects simultaneously.
·Closely partner with development partners to assess feasibility, complexity and scope of new capabilities and solutions.
·Collaborates with the architecture and infrastructure delivery teams to ensure consistent solution design and integration.
·Define technology roadmaps and infrastructure direction.
·Ensure that all capabilities delivered align with original business objectives, service levels, IT strategies and design intent.
·Prepares technical quality of infrastructure delivery enter/exit gates for design, integration testing, deployment and operations.
·Drive continuous improvement including design, service strategy, and standardization of process and methodologies.
·Possess a sound understanding of functional and business objectives that drive and shape technology requirements and design deliverables.
·Collaborate with other engineers and architects, within online and other parts, to drive guidelines and documentation.
·Demonstrate strong partnership with other service delivery teams in the successful execution of standard processes and adoption of service standards.
·Provides advanced technical expertise, oversight and accountability for resolution of outages, service level issues and other events in partnership with support teams.
·Define proactive activities and tasks required for optimization of stability, performance and architecture.
·Closely partner with information security in insuring all applicable security and compliance standards and requirements are incorporated into service design.
The next great Infrastructure Architect needs:
·BS Degree in MIS/Computer science or equivalent experience with 8+ years in a highly complex, dynamic IT environment with leadership responsibilities.
·Must have experience with public cloud technologies. Preferably AWS.
·Ability to multi-task, managing multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifting attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy.
·Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into IT solutions.
·Ability to articulate end-to end technical requirements across delivery functions.
·Extensive experience of designing, developing, testing complex infrastructure solutions to support distributed, scalable and highly available applications.
·Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and customer service skills.
·Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff.
·Good capabilities around capacity planning and analysis.
·Understands systems dependencies and interrelation to the business.
·Able to analyze complex cross functional and cross platform issues.
·Able to define process improvements.
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