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.
Description:  

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