Cloud Solutions Infrastructure Architect

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
1 year
From:
Synergis
Place:
Missouri
Date:
06/29/2018
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
1589946

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Cloud Solutions Infrastructure Architect

Saint Louis, MO 63146

4 openings

One year contract or contract to perm

$85/hr

Our client is a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.

Synergis is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Architect. We are looking for experienced and motivated technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills to act in the role of a Senior Infrastructure Solutions Architect. You will partner with customers, Blue Bird Product, Public Cloud and Center of Excellence teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems. As a trusted customer advocate, the Solutions Architect will help organizations understand best practices around private brick and mortar and public cloud hybrid solutions, and how to migrate existing Legacy workloads successfully to these platforms. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in solutions architecture or consulting.

Here Are Some Other Qualities We Are Looking For

Enjoy working with customers. A passion for educating, training, designing, and building infrastructure solutions for a diverse and challenging set of customers.

Have a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a solutions architect, software developer, or infrastructure engineer. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive design exercises to create world-class solutions built on the Blue Bird Platform.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a key member of the implementation team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the Blue Bird Platform.

Engage with business representatives to elicit and capture requirements within new project initiatives and convert the vision into technical specifications

Educate customers on the value proposition of Blue Bird, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the Blue Bird ecosystem.

Capture and share Blue Bird best-practice knowledge amongst the Blue Bird Solutions Architect and customer community.

Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be Blue Bird advocates.

Act as a technical liaison between customers, engineering teams and operations.

In conjunction with fellow Architects, capture business requirements and tranpose them into technical specifications in order to derive imperically defined infrastructure solutions and provide structured cost estimates for these.

Review designs created by Architects and provide guidance to ensure that solution implementations occur in accordance to Blue Bird best practices

Basic Qualifications

7+ years design & implementation experience with distributed applications

7+ years experience working in complex midrange environments, including Linux, Windows Server, and cloud

Extensive product and engineering knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems.

5+ years experience in networking/infrastructure or database architecture/softwaredevelopment/middleware.

Proficient with open source software development tools and methodologies

Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired

Preferred Qualifications

3+ years software/technology customer facing experience, preferably in a Professional Services organization.

DevOps experience is a huge plus. Experience with Chef, Rundeck, Katello, Jenkins, Puppet, Git is favored.

Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers

Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations

Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

For immediate consideration - please forward resume to (see below)