As the Enterprise Infrastructure Architect you will work with all of the technical & business functions across the company with focus on technology infrastructure capabilities. You will be responsible for working with stakeholders to define and deliver solutions in a secure way, that address current issues and future opportunities aligning to the company strategy.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Partner with the business and IT Leaders to identify the opportunities and understand the current challenges which can be fulfilled through technology capabilities.
Architect, design and deliver technical solutions across multiple teams to ensure optimal functionality and enhancement of enterprise systems and processes (on premise and cloud based).
Analyze technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve from user experience, efficiency and effectiveness perspective
Act as the primary or lead solution architect on large scale enterprise initiatives. Create the appropriate architectural documents that describe systems, integrations, data relationships, networking and other key concepts.
Cloud design - setting operational and architectural standards - Azure, GCP and AWS
Conduct strategic and tactical level planning to develop infrastructure technical roadmap in partnership with other technology leaders
Influence/lead cross departmental teams driving vision/goals/initiatives, and be the strategic advisor for VP, Enterprise Infrastructure Services partnering with the Enterprise Architect.
Act as the lead technical solution architect within the Enterprise Infrastructure Services Team. Provide subject-matter expertise, best practices, technical approaches, and strategic plan to push Enterprise Infrastructure Services as a best run services for Citrix
Assist in negotiating enterprise level agreements with technical vendors, outsourcers, and contractors partnering with Procurement by providing appropriate value association for the particular technology/service/solution
Be the thought leader and driver for innovation by:
Performing research activities to identify emerging technologies and trends that may affect the enterprise.
Assisting in vendor/product selection activities including the development of vendor/product evaluation models used in Requests for Proposal (RFPs).
Designing and overseeing efforts in building effective Proof of Concept demonstrations and socialize the results throughout the enterprise and all levels of management.
Ideally 15+ years' experience of infrastructure management/technical architecture leadership in a global IT environment.
Broad base of technical knowledge in IT systems including but not limited to operating systems, telecommunications, RBAC/IAM, networking, datacenter, storage, databases and emerging technologies.
Knowledge of Security Certifications - PCI, ISO 27001, SOC II, FedRAMP and other regulatory standards.
Experience managing security infrastructure compliance and risk management.
Agile framework knowledge/experience.
Experience with O365 platform.
In-depth experience with Cloud services - Amazon Web Services/Microsoft Azure/Google Cloud Platform solutions, architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies.
Deep technical knowledge of MS Active Directory.
IT service availability and uptime experience/knowledge and understanding of ITIL/ITSM processes.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as, excellent written and verbal skills
Proven experience in project management and leadership skills
Requires mastery level knowledge of job area obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have deep knowledge of project management.
Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience; or Master's degree with 8 years; or PhD with 5 years of experience