Cloud Infrastructure - Architect and Engineer


Employment Type:
Date Added:
March 17, 2015

Palace Gate is seeking a Systems Architect and Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure Technologies for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a fulltime hire opportunity.

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft SharePoint Online
  • DocAve (SharePoint Migration, Integration, Data Protection and Management, AvePoint Online Services, AvePoint Compliance Guardian, AvePoint Governance Automation)
  • Citrix Xen Server
  • Understanding OpenStack deployments and integration
  • Relational databases (MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, file based)
  • Application Servers (Tomcat, Websphere,etc.)
  • Web Servers (Apache, IIS, etc.)
  • VMWare, MS Hyper-V
  • Hitachi Storage and Hitachi Universal Replication (HUR)
  • Cisco Routing and Switching
  • Analytical Problem Solving/Decision Making/Metrics driven

Professional Experience and Background

· 7 -20 years of experience selecting, design engineering, solution engineering, project engineering, integrating and implementing infrastructure technologies & services, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS and hybrid cloud solutions organization with a user community in the thousands

· Experience managing and driving cloud service providers

· 4 - 7 years of experience in Strong background and understanding of the technical direction and the prevailing standards for Cloud technologies and services

  • 5 years plus as a Solutions Architect, Virtualization Architecture & Automation, Workload Automation, working in Systems Administration / Technology Engineering
  • 10 plus years working in a distributed and heterogeneous computing environment
  • 10 plus years demonstrated experience in modern software application technologies
  • Must have demonstrable knowledge of networking, computing platform, storage, database, security, middleware, network and systems management, and related infrastructure technologies and practices

Education and Training

· Bachelor’s Degree

· Certifications are preferred MCSE, VCP5 – Virtualization Certified Professional, Cloud Certification, CCNA

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extensive experience with cloud service providers strong understanding of provider capabilities and integration with corporate on-site Infrastructure/Systems..
  • Deep knowledge of automation of moving workloads on and off premise, cloud based file and sync capabilities, follow me content, cloud content security and protection, cloud based archiving, cloud based application workflow and content management
  • Must have experience with full range of client, server and distributed computing hardware and systems management, application infrastructure and related operating system & supporting technologies, design standards and options as related to cloud services technologies.
  • Enterprise level storage area networks, data center storage replication services & supporting technologies as they relate to cloud services technologies.
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Experience with Cloud providers (Private, Hybrid, and Public)
  • Proven capacity planning methodologies
  • Experience in technology based cost modeling
  • Process Implementation & Execution
  • Project Engineering / Disciplined execution/ Results driven
  • Well versed in developing and driving an Operations, Administration, Maintenance, Provisioning and Troubleshooting (OAMPT) platform
  • Demonstrated skills in developing a technology plan including technical approach as well as the related business case for the use of that technology.
  • Well versed in developing vertical vs horizontal application scalability
  • Well versed in developing scalable web services

Personal Attributes

· Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities

· Strong written and verbal skills

· Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.