Private Cloud Solution Architect 8/14/2016

SymphonyIRI Group Chicago, IL

Company
SymphonyIRI Group
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-636
AJE Ref #
575882558
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Do you like dealing with clients* Is interacting with new people and products fun to you* Do you like to design and implement private clouds* Do you like testing and evaluating the newest products available in the market* Do you enjoy travel* Yes* This position is for you! Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

What are the qualifications*
- IT experience with complex IT infrastructure
- Data Center Background
- Cloud computing, middleware, web applications/infrastructure
- Collaboration working with all levels across multiple organizations
- Communication skills you'll be working with clients
- Infrastructure Background
- Ability to travel up to 40%
- Bachelor s degree required; advanced degree a plus-
- Detail oriented and must be able to think independently
- High level of initiative and self-confidence

What will I do as an IT Infrastructure Solution Architect*

- Travel up to 60%
-Meet with clients, gathering requirements and developing the design and implementing at a client site
-Design configure and deploy complex solutions ({(} for internal production and client facing).
-Work with the global community to design and implement new solutions and infrastructures, for new services or upgrades of the existing ones.
-Design and lead any lab based proof of concept, clearly and concisely documenting lab observations and recommending actions based on lab observations
-Provide software and hardware configuration and architecture recommendations based on a cost of ownership model that is appropriate for each system/project/client.
- Provide recommendations and technical lead for application and Data Center migration projects on Windows, HP-UX, and Linux, including the design and implementation of data migration and replication solutions.
-Work with other teams, such Development and the Operations/Maintenance Team to ensure that appropriate systems, bandwidth, redundancy, security and monitoring ({(} etc.) are in place for existing and new implementations.
-Include into new infrastructure design methods of application performance monitoring, debugging, and tuning

We will look for these skills not everything, just a combination!:
- RedHat ({(} RHCSA)
- Microsoft Certified System Engineer ({(} MCSE)
- dAministration of a hypervisor environment ({(} preferably VMWare 5+)
- Administration of one ({(} minimum) or more of the following environment Unix ({(} HPUX preferred)/Linux/Windows servers in a data center environment supporting production activities
- Experience with meeting with clients, gathering requirements and developing the design and implementing at a client site
- Experience with and ability to design, configure and deploy complex solutions ({(} for internal production and client facing).
- Experience performing system administration duties on multi-operating system systems.
- Experience w/ SAN mounted file systems and hierarchical storage management
- Experience w/ network backup solutions
- Experience turning, designing and implementing highly reliable solutions based on various industry standard operating systems as appropriate. ({(} e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows Server), - Cisco networking technologies and EMC SAN environments
- Experience performing lab based proof of concept, clearly and concisely documenting lab observations and recommending actions based on lab observations
- Experience with designing and implementing solutions
- Experience with encryption and certificate authority services

About Us
As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world s largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically-advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more about us here and on YouTube.

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefit package ({(} health, paid time off, 401({(} k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, back-up child care, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We re thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new aha moments! by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal development, Executional excellence, Client growth, Innovation and creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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