IT Architect

SCIGON has an immediate need for an IT architect for a Full-Time opportunity in Lincolnshire, IL

Experience:

  • Strong foundational infrastructure skills, including architecture principles and design patterns of distributed systems in private and public cloud (VMWare and AWS).
  • Passionate about IaC (Infrastructure as Code) philosophy and adept in IaC methodology.
  • Hands-on experience implementing programmable infrastructure: beyond mere automation scripts to using IaC methodologies and tools to manage infrastructure configuration and automatic provisioning.
  • Deep understanding of VMware technology stack in converged/hyper-converged environments, including vSphere, NSX, vRealize, vRA, vROps. Consideration for those certified with VMware products.
  • Evangelist in VMWare Cloud Management Platform (CMP), able to architect, deploy and implement, define best practices, review and enhance software components, and mentor others.
  • Expertise in VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), including DR automation experience.
  • Hand-on experience automating configuration management and deploying PaaS solutions in private and public cloud (AWS) using any of the following IaC tool: Terraform, Ansible, Cloud Formation, Docker, etc.
  • Scripting skills using any of the following: PowerShell, PowerCLI, Python, JSON, JavaScript, etc. Experience working with REST APIs is a big plus.
  • Hands-on experience designing, building, maintaining, and securing AWS microservices, IaaS and PaaS solutions for highly available business critical cloud-based systems.
  • Support global organization as an infrastructure automation and cloud (AWS) SME.

Competencies:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with emphasis on fostering relationships with other teams.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to identify risks early, fails fast, and improve on the next iteration.
  • Being a strong believer in infrastructure modernization and the power of automation.

Education and Certifications:

  • Required years of Infrastructure Experience: 10+
  • BS level technical degree
  • VMWare Certified Preferred
  • AWS Certified Preferred
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