Senior Infrastructure Specialist

  • Country: Jordan
  • Industry: IT
  • Level: Senior

  • Description:

    Brief Description

    The position of Senior Infrastructure Architect consists of working on multiple projects in a technical domain as a technical expert or internal consultant.

    The Senior Infrastructure Architect will work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge of two or more specialized architecture areas, across multiple technical or functional domains.

    Tasks

    §  Conduct IT infrastructure site assessment (network, passive, and servers)

    §  Analyze, design and develop a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

    §  Translate functional, application, integration, service, and business requirements into infrastructure and technology design artifacts. Review and/or analyze and develop architectural requirements at domain level within product portfolio or team.

    §  Participate in the business-wide Infrastructure architecture and domain governance model.

    §  Contributes to the infrastructure requirements of software development, data, and technology. Contributes to the designs and deployment of infrastructure solutions meeting standardization, consolidation, TCO, security, regulatory compliance and application system qualities, for different businesses.

    §  Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives.



    Competencies

    Technical Expertise

    §  Participates in domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.

    §  Skilled level expertise  in design of  <computing or network or storage > to meet business application system qualities

    §  Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work .

    §  Understanding of system development in cloud environments, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

    §  Experience in Application needs on Public, Private and Hybrid cloud.

    §  Understanding PaaS, Cloud Foundry.

    §  Understanding and Working Proficiency on virtualization, IT Networking and VPN .

    §  Good experience with at least two Linux flavors.

    §  Good experience with Devops and CICD domain. 

    §  Good experience with infrastructure requirements of containerization technologies.

     

    Personal Attributes

    §  Applies values, understands business strategy, and respects company policies.

    §  Supports the team, seeks complete problem solving,  and guides coworkers towards better performance.

    §  Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating and invites stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities.

    §  Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning.

    §  Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.

    §  Client facing skills (Active listening, Communication, Empathy, Critical thinking, Dedication, presentation, Leadership)

    §  Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits. Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements



  • Required Experience:

    Qualifications

    §  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

    §  A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in <Linux, Network, storage or virtualized/cloud computing infrastructure>  OR a Master’s degree with  3 years of relevant experience