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17-00824 IT - Architecture Analyst Specialized
Ref No.: 17-00824
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/28/2017 to 12/29/2017

IT - Architecture Analyst Specialized
9+ months Contract
Eden Prairie, MN
Phone   F2F   / Webcam 

Please contact me if this is a good fit below 

Denise Portale
Contech Systems, Inc.
Direct (732)632-8815
Fax (732)632-8817

  • Manages Common Infrastructure Services
  • Integration with on-premise and/or 3rd party infrastructure: VPN, DirectConnect, Firewalls, etc...
  • Management of shared cloud services:
  • AWS Organizations and Accounts
  • VPC, IPAM, & Routing
  • Active Directory, DNS, and others
  • Consults on all aspects of AWS cloud infrastructure offerings.
Traditional datacenter infrastructure and application approaches.
Infrastructure as code, configuration management, SDLC and/or scripting languages
Experience with telemetry, performance management, logging, and reporting

Required qualifications
  • Bachelor-level degree in engineering, information technology, data communications, telecommunications, computer science, or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience in a large, diverse, server environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of the primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53, S3, IAM, & VPC, etc.) or Azure services( Virtual Machines, Load Balancer, SQL Database, Azure DNS, Blob Store, AzureAD, etc.).
  • Experience implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling.
  • Working knowledge of VMWare, Client, IBM, Cisco, VCE, Dell Systems and other major vendors of infrastructure technology
  • Working knowledge of public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc.
  • Technical proficiency including systems experience, strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and issue management in a multi-platform environment
  • Strong knowledge of emerging IT technology solutions, industry trends, and progressive operations methodology
  • Experience participating in large-scale Enterprise Architecture projects including planning and cost estimation through requirements, design, development, testing, implementation and production
  • Deployment and operational expertise Windows, Linux, and other Operating Systems.
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMWare, OpenStack, or OVM
  • Knowledge of big data and analytics solutions, and Hadoop environments
  • Knowledge of Microsoft IIS, Domains, Active Directory.
  • Familiarity with DNS and WINS
  • Experience with multiple development languages such as GoLang, c/c++, Python, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PowerShell
  • Familiarity with Agile processes (Kanban, SCRUM, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration and deployment automation (with tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)

Desired qualifications
Working knowledge of SAN technology
Experienced with networking and network/system security
Subject matter expert in server hardware and operating systems
Knowledge of project management methodology
Ability and discipline to work and succeed in a fast pace and organizationally complex environment, to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology, and to lead and manage small projects
Demonstrated record in leading and instilling service disciplines and team work
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
An advanced degree or training in the area of specialization such as AWS or Azure architect is preferred