Cloud Technology Architect Principal Leader w/ Strong VM Ware Exp; Downtown DC; Must Be Clearable
Technology Architect 7
USA-DC: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON
Seeking a Sr. Principal Cloud Architect to join our team. - US Citizenship Required- EOD a plus
Essential Job Functions:
The Cloud Architect will provide support to CSC's FDCCI (Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative) planning and architecting detailed virtualization solutions for CSC's client base. The Virtualization Architect supports client migrations into the CSC cloud, designs solutions for data center optimization, and supports client engagements as necessary. Excellent documentation and communication skillsare required for this position.
The Architect will also establish system information requirements using analysis from the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large scale information systems. Designs architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications for the Cloud Project. Provides account team support for moderately complex projects/programs to include business and technical solutions for the bid process and the planning, design, implementation and support to ensure the information technology (IT) solutions strategy meets customer requirements.
Position requires knowledge of virtual environments, to include VMware products and solutions. The candidate must be able to present proposed solutions to both internal and client facing audiences. Desired training/certifications include:
Essential Job Functions
- VCP (VMware Certified Professional)
- VDI (Virtual Desktop) desired
- ITIL v3 Foundation Certification or willingness to become certified required
Serves as technology expert on delivering technological requirements such as server, desktop, local service, Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, data centers, mainframes, medium sized server configuration, and backup services to meet business needs.
Provides technical expertise and guidance; participates in design reviews; validates technology approach and associated work products on medium sized projects to ensure adherence to company guidelines. Conducts cost analysis studies to determine feasibility of various approaches.
Captures technical requirements and defines technology solutions; creates the conceptual, logical and physical design of the solution to ensure appropriate technology is acquired and implemented.
Works with team members, on-site consultants, partners, companies, third parties, and clients to define, develop and deploy technology solutions.
Assists client in defining strategic technology direction for solution. Provides input in selecting business application packages and vendors.
Evaluates technologies and determines strengths and weaknesses of technology architecture, implementation and suitability; recommends solutions to ensure consistency with the company vision.
Works on project life cycle from requirements through design, implementation, and support to ensure implementation of appropriate technology in every stage.
Researches technological advancements to ensure that information systems are continuously improved and aligned with industry and company standards; designs and provides updates to standards to enhance company solutions.
May collaborate with and provide direction and guidance to other systems analysts/programmers and may act as a Project Leader.
Assists in increasing the productivity and effectiveness of the organization by defining standards, best practices and promoting reuse as it relates to technology.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, or related field preferred
Nine or more years of technical consulting or computer science experience
Experience working with technology industry and architecture
Experience working with technical products, vendors, and families of technology
Experience working with mainframes, scheduling software, and other related technologies
Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting knowledge
Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
Good communication skills to communicate with clients, support personnel, and management
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good interpersonal skills to communicate with clients and management
Basic leadership skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Willingness to travel
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