Provides team guidance and oversight. As needed, reviews and analyzes design and technical specifications of the IT infrastructure, participating and contributing in all projects. As needed, assists Engineers in the identification, analysis, and resolution of technology infrastructure problems. Recommends improvements to processes and technology that improve the effectiveness of the team. Acts as a focal point for technology infrastructure architecture issues, which require management intervention.
Recommends and/or develops frameworks and standards. Develops, documents, communicates, and enforces a policy for standardizing hardware and other infrastructure as necessary. Works with co-workers and collaborates with other teams and other Architects to develop security and infrastructure standards. Recommends, develops, and maintains reliable productivity tools. Ensures technology infrastructure architecture features are comprised of reusable objects and are easily extensible.
Monitors technology infrastructure architectures to identify and resolve information system problems. Proactively identifies/resolves technology infrastructure problems and works with appropriate team to implement solutions. Ensures balance of system properties as well as internal design properties. When cost and price reduction is required, ensures performance and reliability impact is discussed and way forward agreed. Ensures consistency across many organizational and design boundaries; from need to implementation details and from system level to detailed implementation. Maintains an overview of systems used throughout the organization, providing an overview of the entire systems and its contexts, as needed.
Actively monitors and improves overall systems security. Works closely with Information Security to meet corporate policies.
Determines what automation can reasonably be accomplished, presenting options for review. Performs feasibility studies and due diligence on new projects. Prepares written technical specifications and designs diagrams that include time and cost estimates.
Works closely with AdventHealth to design enterprise-wide solutions.
Develops and executes test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Reports on findings and makes recommendations for improvement.
Interacts and communicates with all levels of the organization in a troubleshooting and problem-solving capacity.
Keeps current on industry trends.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of industry standard best practices
Knowledge of and ability to utilize understanding of technology infrastructure to extrapolate the impact of changes in the systems architecture
Knowledge of architecture frameworks and tools
Troubleshooting skills and the ability to determine issue impact, resolve complex issues, and consistently exercise sound judgment and initiative in stressful situations
Working knowledge of major components of .NET, Java, XML, C++, Linux, AIX, Windows, and relational databases (i.e. DB2, Oracle, or SQL)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR five years of systems engineering experience
Experience writing technical specifications and technical documentation
Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in written or diagram form and dealing with several abstract and concrete variables
Experience determining what automation can reasonably be accomplished, and presenting options for review
Extensive systems engineering experience
Research and analysis experience designing new architecture frameworks or enhancing existing architectures
At least three years of experience managing infrastructure projects throughout the project lifecycle under the PMBOK methodology.
At least four years of experience of network design, modeling, and security that includes LANs, WANs, the internet, intranets, and other data communications systems.
Designing, modeling, and securing computer networks that includes LANs, WANs, the internet, intranets, and other data communications systems.
Managing projects from initiation to closure under the PMBOK methodology.
The Technology Architect ensures the integrity, security, availability, effectiveness, and efficiency of the entire technology infrastructure. This includes IT infrastructure, middleware, networks, communications, processing, and standards. Provides technical guidance and oversight, acts as a point of escalation, and serves as a technical expert. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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