IT Infrastructure Chief Architect

Location: FT belvoir, VA
Date Posted: 09-14-2017
IronArch Technology is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned provider of Next Generation Enterprise IT Solutions, Business Transformation Solutions, and Consulting and Advisory Services.
We are currently in need of an IT Infrastructure Chief Architect in FT. Belvoir, VA
As the IT Infrastructure Chief Architect, you will leverage knowledge of infrastructure technologies, including Cloud computing, storage, mail systems, virtualization, operating systems and Service Desk infrastructure to help document, shape, and direct the technology roadmap. You will work directly with senior executives and leadership to identify and address technology gaps, strategic goals, and business imperatives impacted by infrastructure technologies. You will suggest new technologies or new approaches to achieve business goals; develop methodologies to integrate technology innovation with existing governance and enterprise architecture processes; provide fully costed solution architecture to meet client and prospective client requests; maintain and update documentation related to organization-wide IT activities and technology roadmaps; and communicate progress and direction through formal presentations, collaborative meetings, and content publishing to mixed audiences. 

  • Create and maintain reference architecture for Acxiom infrastructure solutions
  • Oversee the infrastructure architecture of one or more client environments and are to be considered a subject matter expert for the entire environment within the datacenter
  • Collaborate with the client to obtain the solution and associated infrastructure requirements
  • Closely partner with development and delivery partners to assess feasibility, complexity and scope of new capabilities and solutions.
  • Design and document the infrastructure solution that meets or exceeds the requirements utilizing a reference architecture
  • Ensure that all capabilities delivered align with original business objectives, service levels, IT strategies and design intent.
  • Support multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert for implementations, ensuring the implementation adheres to the proposed design
  • Engage in project communications with the client using a consultative approach, anticipate obstacles, and recommend solution options to mitigate
  • Ensure infrastructure solution designs fulfill functional and technical requirements, adhere to processes and standards, and can consistently meet progress against service level agreements (SLAs.)
  • Provide advanced technical expertise, oversight and accountability for resolution of outages, service level issues and other events in partnership with support teams.
  • Ensure accuracy, process, integrity, quality and stewardship of client infrastructure solutions
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree
  • Must have the following certifications; PMP, ITIL & Security+
  • Ability to multi-task, managing multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifting attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into IT solutions.
  • Extensive experience of designing, developing, testing complex infrastructure solutions to support distributed, scalable and highly available applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and customer service skills.
  • Understands systems dependencies and interrelation to the business.
  • Able to analyze complex cross-functional and cross-platform issues.
  • Able to define process improvements.
  • Understanding of the competitive IT landscape from both a business and technical perspective
IronArch Technology, Inc. provides a competitive compensation package, including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, PTO, holidays and 401(k) matching. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
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IronArch Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status