Computer Network Architect
Dubuque - IA
Temp / Temp to Hire
$65.00 HOUR USD
Memphis TN, 38187
The Sedona Group https://www.sedonacompass.com/images/sqlogo.png https://www.sedonacompass.com/images/sqlogo.png https://www.sedonacompass.com/ 1-888-696-8813 612 Valley View Drive, Moline, IL 61265
CONTRACT ROLE: UP TO 6 MONTHS
LOCATION: MEMPHIS, TN
To work with third party vendors, software architects, technology services, and operations teams to develop infrastructure technology solutions to meet company application requirements and meet business needs while analyzing and improving IT service, reducing operational costs, and reviewing and providing recommendations on new technology; to participate in or lead discussions on increasing the reliability of IT systems and improving processes; and to evaluate system and storage requests to understand the business and technology requirements to ensure best practices and recommend alternative designs as needed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluates and generates high level system, network, and storage requirements based on business needs and other constraints (i.e. cost and schedule).
Leads the development and ongoing maturity of automation and continuous improvement regarding physical hardware, load balancing, Hypervisor, virtual desktops, application clustering, networking, storage, backup, replication, and disaster recovery systems.
Evaluates all system, storage, and network requests to ensure best practices and cost effectiveness; makes alternative design recommendations when necessary.
Produces and maintains end-to-end network, system, and storage design documents, outlining system integration points, and application and business dependencies.
Evaluates new technologies and industry best practices and provides recommendations to management, including planning and execution of POC activities and looking for ways to leverage these activities for improving efficiency, reducing IT spending, and increasing productivity.
Works with application development, software architects, operations and third party vendors to architect networks, systems, and storage environment that effectively reflects business needs, service level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.
Leads and/or contributes on major projects utilizing a structured project management methodology.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Ten (10) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include experience as a systems engineer, network engineer, network architect, system architect, enterprise architect, or datacenter architect in a large scale and complex network environment managing Cisco, Juniper Networks, and Windows and Unix (AIX and Solaris) systems. Experience in IT infrastructure transformation and datacenter migrations; multiple platform environments (including Windows, Linux and UNIX); virtualization of servers and desktops (VMware, Citrix); SAN, Oracle and SQL server, data backup/restoration, and de-duplication; Cisco networking, MPLS, VOIP, and WAN acceleration preferred. Project management and IT enterprise experience related to disaster recovery and business continuity strongly preferred. Experience in IT enterprise infrastructure design, including enterprise storage, networking and voice preferred. Experience presenting a plan (strategy, technical, engagement model) to a broad audience preferred.
Please submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sedona Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer