Data Center Architect
Summary:  A Systems Architect performs a wide variety of evaluation, design, configuration, tier 4 support, mentoring, and training tasks to ensure the server and storage infrastructure performance meets company and user satisfaction. A Systems Architect has authority to set technical policies, approve configuration changes, & set design standards for the Data Center Pillar.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Be primary technical lead on enhancements & projects related to Data Centers to ensure proper design & policies are followed
  • Create & maintain technical roadmap for the Data Center Pillar
  • Create & maintain technical polices for network connectivity
  • Design & Create enhancement, project, policy, process, and procedural documentation for the Data Center Pillar
  • Review completed network related project work for adherence to design & policy specifications
  • Design, setup and configure servers, storage, and virtualization platforms
  • Improve workflow and automation tasks within the Data Center Pillar
  • Assist with escalated tier 4 server & storage infrastructure support issues
  • Mentor & assist with training systems engineers focused on Data Center
  • May be required to provide out-of-hours or on-call support for escalated support issues
  • Some national and international travel required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Requirements)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills
  • Must possess a high degree of flexibility and ability to work with constantly changing environments
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of time management and organizational skills resulting in the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Must be a problem solver and possess critical thinking skills
  • Must have the ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams
  • Ability to take initiative, can work without supervision and begin projects independently
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of LAN and WAN related technol