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Senior Systems Architect
Ref No.: 18-03055
Location: Greenwhich, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 170,000.00 - 185,000.00 /Year
Our Client is the largest US electronic brokerage firm in the US and they currently experiencing explosive growth in their client base. They are currently looking to a fulltime Senior Systems Architect  to their Global Windows Platform & Services team is responsible for planning, designing, automating, orchestrating and implementing the entire stack of Microsoft, VMware and Dell /EMC solutions in our data centers.
The successful candidate will be utilizing on premise VMWare infrastructure, IaaS, SaaS and software defined networking (SDN) solutions. The individual will have expert knowledge of Microsoft, VMware, Dell/ EMC, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and other 3rd party cloud technologies.
Responsibilities for Senior Systems Architect:
  • Create conceptual, logical and physical design for all Microsoft, VMware and Cloud based solutions.
  • Gather and document business requirements, assess technical capabilities and analyze findings to translate into technology solutions. 
  • Perform in-depth technical research and analyze results to recommend various technical approaches for solving complex and challenging technical and integration problems.
  • Follow policies and procedures for change, problem and incident management. 
  • Plan, design, implement, and configure Active Directory and Group Policy in our domain environment. 
  • Lead global Windows & Virtualization Engineers and interact with project managers. 
  • Share the leading industry best practices with other Windows team members. 
  • Proactively participate in L3 problem escalations and resolve desktop, server and virtualization support issues. 
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of Physical / Virtual Data Center Servers & Business Applications and maintain the CMDB database. 
  • Participate in the 24x7 on-call rotation and planned maintenance activities after hours and on weekends when needed. 
Qualifications Senior Systems Architect:
  • Expert knowledge of Dell PowerEdge, VxRail - Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) and Client ProLiant server hardware portfolio and enterprise solutions. 
  • Expert knowledge of VMware VSphere & Horizon View in high-availability (HA) environments. 
  • Expert-level experience with Active Directory federation services (ADFS, SAML, Single Sign-On (SSO), Two-Factor authentication and other related Identify and Access Management (IAM) technologies. 
  • Expert-level technical experience with enterprise NAS / SAN storage arrays such EMC, NetApp, Nimble, Pure, VSAN, etc. 
  • Expert understanding of networking concepts, LAN/WAN, DNS/DHCP, routing, switching and firewalls.
  • Expert experience in Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Microsoft SQL & Windows clustering technologies, Active Directory, Group Policy and Client file systems.
  • Expert knowledge of cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google (IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS) and other relevant cloud technologies.
  • Expert-level knowledge of enterprise data backup, recovery and replication using various enterprise solutions (Symantec, EMC, etc.).
  • Enterprise knowledge of Load Balancers, Security Certificates and Reverse proxies. 
  • Enterprise knowledge of Windows and 3rd party Patch Management technologies (SCCM/WSUS, Shavlik, Manage Engine, etc.) 
  • Enterprise knowledge of MDM solutions (Airwatch, Good, Mobile Iron, etc.) 
  • Enterprise knowledge of Windows System Center Operation Manager (SCOM), System Center Configuration Manger (SCCM), and other hardware & software monitoring and performance tuning tools. 
  • Enterprise knowledge of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), NSX, vRealize Operation manager and configuration and update manager.
  • Experience with SQL, VB, Batch, PowerShell and other scripting languages. 
  • Experience with MS Exchange & Office 365 is a plus. 
  • Experience with Horizon Air & DaaS, Airwatch is a plus. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V / Citrix is a plus. 
Their Amazing Benefits you will receive Senior Systems Architect
  • Fully cover medical and dental benefits- No Co-Pay either!
  • Very competitive bonuses
  • Stock Options
  • 401k match-5%
  • Great work live balance !
  • Free Lunch!