VDI Architect

Armstrong Consulting Group
Oct 13, 2016
Nov 10, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Perm position with excellent benefits! POSITION SUMMARY The incumbent will oversee the technical design and implementation of Infrastructure Workplace services (End user facing) and supporting technologies. Responsible for developing architectures, frameworks, standards, and roadmaps supporting and delivering on strategic IT and business goals. MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure stability and viability of Workplace Services and ensure consistency of design across projects by providing design oversight and advice to ensure compliance of projects and programs to technical/infrastructure architectural standards and roadmaps.Analyze, design, integrate and sustainable business driven technology solutions.Prepare project level and/or solution level designs for moderately complex initiatives and solutions.Define and document architecture capturing and documenting non-functional requirements, preparing estimates and defining technical solutions to proposals.Provide technical leadership to project teams to perform design to deployment related activities.Provide guidance, perform reviews, prevent and resolve technical issues.Coordinate with internal teams and stakeholders on solution development that will drive technical change.Support assigned portfolios as the domain's lead "go to" contact around project pipeline, innovation and escalation, especially understanding and interpreting business requirements, and translating them into architecture, designs, and technical specifications.Assess the viability and feasibility of third party solutions to meet business requirements, and to advise and influence project sponsors and teams on the technical direction.Collaborate with colleagues within the domain architecture team to provide technical design guidance that aligns with the enterprise architecture vision and applicable technical standards.Work independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that address specific technology design needs and issues within their technology area.Recommend improvements to existing data, application, and infrastructure architectures in areas of expertise.Facilitate or influence changes to product portfolio to improve competitive position and optimal product performance. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLSBachelors degree in relevant field and 8+years of experienceExpert level knowledge of VDI and supporting technologies required for the delivery of virtual desktop services.Expertise in a Workplace technologies including but not limited to Printing, Email, Collaboration tools, MDM, Wi-Fi, and Identity managementBroad knowledge of data and infrastructure technologies such as SAN, VMware, Blade, and Active Directory.Knowledge of architecture frameworks and methodsAbility to plan, prioritize, organize, schedule and execute assignmentsStrong analytical skills, with strong problem-solving capabilityExcellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skillsAbility to work independently and as a member of a teamAbility to lead moderately complex

Company Description:

Armstrong Consulting Group helps companies in diverse industries by providing contract, contract to hire and permanent staffing solutions in all areas of Information Technology, Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Administration.
We attract, recruit and deliver the highest quality professionals best suited for organizations by fully understanding the requirements and culture of our customers. As a highly respected and professionally managed team with over 25 years experience in the staffing industry, we foster long term relationships with clients and candidates as they successfully grow their businesses and careers.

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