Solaris\Linux Systems Architect Sr
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Solaris/Linux Systems Architect Sr (Job Number: 009278)

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Job Summary:

Responsible for providing an advanced level expertise and guidance on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprise's systems architecture. Demonstrates a broad knowledge of systems products, services, tools across technical areas and business segments. May coach more junior staff members.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides senior advanced expertise and guidance to groups across the enterprise in design and support of architecture and/or infrastructure solutions for business applications.
  • Defines and implements standards, methodologies and best practices that guide the design of technology solutions including architecting and implementing solutions requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise.
  • Provides senior level expertise in the design, implementation, administration and support of systems architecture and infrastructure products and services to ensure security, availability, reliability, and scalability for the applications services and users of the environments, including development test, UAT, and production.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and new technologies for potential application within the enterprise.
  • Performs advanced research, analysis, and formulates recommendations regarding technologies, products, and solutions to fulfill requirements within the enterprise. Communicates with vendors and service providers to gain a clear understanding of product or service capabilities and costs.
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and work effort needed to design and implement complex technical solutions.
  • May provide oversight and coaching to more junior team members.
  • Works on complex projects and issues that require in-depth knowledge of some technical areas and business segments.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree & at least 8 years of IT experience or a High School Diploma/GED and at least 10 years of experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience at an IT Systems Architect.
  • At least 7 years of experience in the design, implementation, and administration of application software, server and client hardware and system software, networks, databases, or middleware products.
  • Experience working with Enterprise Architecture standards and processes.
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience communicating technical information both verbally (on phone, one-on-one, to groups) and in writing (emails, letters, reports, presentations) to various technical and non-technical audiences (work group, team, company management, prospective acquisitions, external clients).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree or Certified Equivalent

  • 10 years of experience in Architecting on SUN-SOLARIS (10, 9)

  • 5 years of experience in Architecting on VMware

  • 5 years of experience in Architecting on RHEL 4/5 and SuSe 11

  • 8 years of experience in Administration VERITAS Storage Foundation Suite, LVM, etc.

  • HW Experience Architecting Proficient on Sun M-Series, T-Series, T4 Blades, Sun Fire E25K,etc)

  • HW Experience Architecting Proficient on HP DL380, DL585 DL580, 460c Blade Module, VM Ware.
  • Expertise in Architecting of Sun Solaris and building high end Sun Servers for production environment. Building sun Servers with Solaris 10, Jumpstart, Kickstart, Zones LDOMS, ZF Sboot etc.
  • Expertise networking skills FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP0IP, SSH, NFS, DNS.

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