Technical Architect - Systems
WFH Flexible Lisle, IL Heartland Business Systems
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Position Summary:

The Technical Architect role will develop, implement, and support systems services and solutions for consulting clients. Build a customer-focused relationship with client to identify business challenges and develop specifications and requirements to arrive at the best solution.

Roles and Responsibilities/ Essential Functions:

  • Play an active role by collaborating with Practice Leads to create and maintain documents and procedures.
  • Execute, with Project Managers and Practice Leads, on large projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide active leadership and articulate to the Project Management Team on what is needed for success and lead the other Engineers to ensure tasks are being completed accurately and timely.
  • Be the Lead Engineer on projects that have multiple different technologies.
  • In collaboration with the Project Management Team Member, if applicable, provide daily updates on all projects and be proactive with communication to all parties on timelines, hours, resources, concerns, etc.
  • Proactively execute collaboration between different business units to provide a world class experience for the customer.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and take a leadership role in Team and customer meetings.
  • Contribute to product selection and research, configuration standards and best practices and educate our sales teams on these products and services so that they can sell them.
  • Work in a team atmosphere between regional and virtual practices, while at all times maintaining a professional and respectful demeanor.
  • Maintain current vendor/industry specific certifications and stay current on new products and solutions.
  • Continue to grow personally along the guidelines of the Engineering skills matrix, improving your skill set around project experience, leadership, certifications and technical expertise.
  • Minimum of 1,450 hours billed per fiscal year prorated based on start date. These charge hour requirements will be balanced against professional development and on the job training.
Requirements

Competencies:

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his\her actions
  • Adaptability - Ability to fit into a changing environment
  • Ambition - Extent that an individual demonstrates drive and initiative in seeking personal advancement or recognition
  • Business Acumen - Business acumen looks at the ability of the individual to understand and discriminate between various business related topics and issues. This includes insight into, and understanding of, specialized business concepts.
  • Decision Making - Selecting an effective course of action while controlling resources and expenditures
  • Detail Orientated - Ability of an individual to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task, no matter how small or seemingly unimportant
  • Ethical - Ability to be guided by the company’s accepted principles of moral conduct
  • Honesty / Integrity - Honesty and integrity looks at the ability of the individual to act in a fair and just manner, free from deception
  • Innovative - Innovation is the ability to go beyond the conventional, a willingness to try different solutions, and to encourage new ideas from employees and co-workers
  • Leadership - Leadership skills looks at how well the individual motivates and guides others to ensure performance in accordance with clear expectations and goals. It involves attracting, supporting, developing, and retaining a talented and diverse workforce
  • Organized - Ability of an individual to be structured and methodical in working skills
  • Persistence - Ability to continue in a course of action in the face of adversity
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to relate to topics which require and understanding or specialized knowledge

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years in a technical related field

Preferred Experience:

  • 6-8 years in a technical related field
  • 4+ years’ experience working as a Consultant

Required Skills, Education and/ or Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent certifications or equivalent work experience
  • At least two or more Associate level certifications
  • CCNP, CCP-V, VCAP-DCV, MCA or equivalent work experience
  • Experience designing and architecting systems-based solution

Preferred Skills, Education and/ or Certifications:

  • At least two or more Associate level certifications
  • CCIE, CCE-V, VCDX-DCV, CCDE or equivalent level certifications/work experience
  • Designing, Installing, and supporting Cisco, HPE, or Dell servers
  • Designing, installing, and supporting HPE, Dell, or Pure storage
  • Designing, Installing, and supporting hyperconverged infrastructure
  • Designing, installing, and supporting Microsoft enterprise and cloud products.
  • Cisco Nexus technologies such as VDC, vPC, VXLAN, etc.
  • Data Center / Core design, configuration, and implementation utilizing Cisco Nexus Architecture (9K, 7K, 6K, 5K, 3K, 2K, 1000V).
  • Software Defined Networking (SDA, SD-WAN)
  • Familiarity or experience with:
  • Cisco (UCS, Nexus)
  • HPE Nimble
  • HPE Simplivity
  • HPE Proliant
  • Dell Poweredge
  • Nutanix
  • Pure Storage
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Active Directory

Equal Opportunity Employer - Disabled/Vets

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