Job Description :
End Client : State of Pennsylvania
Job Title: IT Infrastructure Architect
Duration: 6+Months
Start Date: 12/10/2018
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: In-Person Only
Requirement ID: SPA_CLOUD062_MA

Required Skills:
Professional experience in large-scale distributed environment, System Z, Cloud & Hybrid architectures, experience in multiple technologies and roles. (Required 10 Years)
IT Architect focusing on software technologies and the IT infrastructure required to support COTS and home built applications (Required 3 Years)
Fluent in high availability and recovery design, techniques, architectures, and technologies across IT technologies. (Required)
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills necessary for various audiences including executive management. (Required)
TOGAF certified. (Desired)
ITIL Foundations certified. (Desired)
AWS / Azure certified Cloud architect. (Desired)

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)

The incumbent in this position serves as a Sr. IT Infrastructure Architect responsible for the design of the computing infrastructure required to meet the applications objectives of PennDOT.

The Sr. IT Infrastructure Architect’s role is to develop and maintain the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT Infrastructure architecture concerning technologies. The individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from the strategic decision making down to the project level. The candidate will help PennDOT develop and solidify strategies for overall computing needs. The IT Infrastructure Architect will gain organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans, and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans.

Responsibilities:
Serve as a lead infrastructure architect whose responsibilities include design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems
Oversee the IT Infrastructure evaluation, selection, design in order to support major applications development and production support tools and platforms
Develop architectural guidance for applications developers, define target platforms, interface designs, development patterns and styles, and development languages and tools to be used
Maintain in-depth knowledge of PennDOT’s strategic business plans.
Provide Infrastructure Architecture consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to System Analysts, System Engineers, and other IT Architects.
Document and develop in-depth knowledge of PennDOT’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure
Develop, document, and communicate technology standards
Work closely with the Bureau of Business Solutions and Services and business owners to understand and develop business / functional requirements and corresponding technical solutions
Work independently and with other IT service providers in independent research, infrastructure design and development
Monitor industry trends and directions; develop and present substantive technical recommendations to Agency senior management.
Conduct research on emerging IT Technologies that will increase cost effective and infrastructure flexibility
Review existing PennDOT IT Technologies in order to understand how they are exploited along with providing recommendations of how to reduce cost along with suggestions to improve the IT infrastructure flexibility.

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