Job Description

Reference # : 18-00440Title : Systems Architect Client Server - D
Location : Abbott Park, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 04/23/2018 / 12/31/2018
Assists in the development, specification and communication of the technology architecture plans, the infrastructure components required to support it and in the integration of corporate, distributed and/or client server business area architectures.

Development and maintenance of a business and system architecture for firm-wide operations. Participates in system architecture studies of new and existing IT systems to permit development of integrated corporate, distributed and client server business systems, which operate at low cost levels. Recommends the appropriate computer platform, workstations and communication linkage required to support specific related business processes and information flows. Analysis and recommendation of new or different technologies which will enhance current systems and support overall corporate and business goals. Document clearly and concisely architecture, analysis and design documentation in a highly professional standardized format. Technical support to client and IT management to ensure development of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and SDLC methodologies. Performs related duties as assigned or requested.

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with an advanced degree preferred and at least two, typically four or more years experience in information systems architecture methodologies, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Fully conversant in Systems Analysis & Design Methodology and Object Oriented Analysis & Design requires knowledge of systems architecture, good consultative and communications skills, the ability to work effectively with client and IT management and staffs.

  • 3+ VMWare and Storage experience
  • Roll on and off small and short-term projects
  • Focus on reclamation of idle VM’s, what are being unused, reaching out to owners and reclaim those resources, solid understanding of vCenter
  • In addition, storage component, retiring servers, understands SAN infrastructure, look for data stores and where they are presented throughout the environment, look at data stores and see what lund it is on and try to reclaim if it is being retired
  • Storage VM Motions, Virtual Server Migrations, Consolidation efforts – additional smaller projects
  • Lifecycle patching, ESXi host upgrades
  • ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 and above
  • Migration tools – VMWare standard migration tool

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