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IT Infrastructure Architect 183998

HKA Enterprises
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Functional Title: IT Infrastructure Architect / IT Systems Engineer
Client Title: IT Infrastructure Architect / IT Systems Engineer
PAY: $50.00-$74.00 per hour
1st Shift: 40 hours per week
Shift: 8 AM until 5 PM - Monday-Friday
Contract: Long term contract role - ongoing
Can work 100% remote after 2 to 3 weeks of onsite training.
No travel cost provided for training if non local.
Would prefer someone to come into the office 1 to 2 times per month. No travel cost provided for in office visits to the facility.

Position Scope:

Serves as a technical, system integration and IT architecture subject matter expert and works with operations team, IT Architects, Systems Analysts and within the IT infrastructure technical team to design and build IT systems and platforms that exceed functional expectations consistent with the values of a premium global brand. Runs complex technical projects and ensures long-term requirements of systems management and planning. Owns the ultimate responsibility for the technical functionality of IT systems and platforms including servers, client applications, tests, key performance indicators and overall technical quality.

Leads the planning, implementation and maintenance of IT infrastructure solutions and platforms that perform to defined functional and operational expectations.
Delivers high-quality IT architectural systems and infrastructure designs with an eye for building the designed systems accounting for existing technical debt, any development bottlenecks and architecture initiatives to drive service delivery, optimize cost and support established business goals.
Establishes and maintains technical security architecture, availability, overall performance and maintenance activities.
Communicates and accurately documents all architectural decisions, plans, goals and functional requirements.
Serves as the IT architect and technical lead for service delivery of the scope of the built system by designing, reviewing and overseeing the implementation of end-to-end integrated systems, enterprise data and metadata structures, as well as internal systems such as product deployment and licensing.
Contributes to the definition of the product strategy and BI Target Enterprise Architecture by collaborating with other technical leads, project managers, business relationship managers and business analysts on a project team and across the organization.
Identifies and proposes new BI ETA standards (products, master solutions and services).
Ensures high quality by establishing a baseline and monitors technical metrics (i.e. code coverage, performance, scalability) that report the overall health of newly built IT systems.
Recommends and facilitates quality improvement efforts. Stays up to date on future innovations, technical trends and applies this to direct future changes. Has knowledge of the solutions available as well as best practices for the business processes.
Runs complex projects ensuring they are completed on time and within budget with only general direction from management.
Serves as an IT project manager for small-medium sized projects overseeing resources assigned, conducts status meetings, and effectively communicates the project status to stakeholders as delegated by the Department Manager (Information Technology).
Develops project plans, administers the release management process and ensures that tasks are completed on time and within budget.
Participates in Group IT projects.
Performs other duties as assigned by the operations supervisor

BS degree (IT field preferred) or the equivalent of 4 years of related experience in Information Technology.

5+ years experience in IT architecture and IT infrastructure components
5+ years experience in enterprise systems analysis, systems design and systems integration
5+ years experience driving products from concept and ideation through successful launch
3+ years working on a team employing standardized project delivery methods (both waterfall and agile)
3+ years experience in IT application and/ or infrastructure maintenance
3+ years experience in project management
Expert understanding of IT architecture, back-end infrastructure and software
Expert understanding of IT systems integration and IT systems analysis
Advanced knowledge of modern operating systems
Advanced understanding of client/server architecture
Advanced understanding of non-functional requirements
Advanced knowledge of networking, storage management, recoverability, redundancy and performance tuning concepts, high availability architectures and solutions (clusters)
Advanced relational database analysis, design, and performance tuning ability
Advanced skill in project management
Advanced communication and organizational skills to manage vendors, interfaces, and processes
Intermediate knowledge in ITIL, operations processes and IT platforms
Intermediate understanding of IT security and risk assessment
Intermediate object-oriented architecture and design skills
Intermediate understanding of NAS solutions
Intermediate understanding of Web technologies (Apache, J2EE)
Intermediate understanding of Authentication systems (Windows AD, LDAP, SSO Solutions)
Intermediate understanding of ITIL and IT-Service-Management



HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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