May 28, 2019

Solution Architect - Contract.

Job Description


Primary responsibilities of this position are related to the architecture and delivery of solutions leveraging IT standards. Some of the specific responsibilities of this role include:

·        Author infrastructure architecture for programs, projects and initiatives.

·        Oversee all technical aspects of implementations of end-to-end integrated systems.

·        Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architectures.

·        Develop logical, conceptual and physical architectural models.

·        Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans.

·        Communicate architectural decisions,plans, goals and strategies to project teams.

·        Gain organizational commitment for enterprise level architecture and initiatives.

·        Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations.

·        Support business and IT strategic planning.

·        Support Enterprise ArchitectureGovernance processes.

·        Review new and existing program/projectarchitecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architecturalplans.

·        Maintain documents in an EnterpriseArchitecture repository.





The Solution Architect will be an overall effectivecommunicator and leader.  She/he will beable to conceptualize, plan, document and communicate effectively.  The candidate will possess energy, developvalue-added service definitions, and help lead change.


The successful candidate for this position willhave the following experience and expertise:


·        5- 7 years relevant work experience.

·        3 - 5 years’ experience as infrastructure solution architect

·        Very deep knowledge and significant experience on application development and integration.

·        Very good understanding of various business domains (Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Supply-chain)

·        Provided leadership in implementation of solutions,strategies and technologies.

·        Architect level knowledge and hands-on experience with storage, compute, cloud, and virtualization technologies

·        Good understanding of Virtualization technologies such as VMware

  • Clear thinker who anticipates and develops strategies for anticipated future consequences and trends on both application and infrastructure areas.
  • Good understanding of the new architecture patterns, like Micro-service, for applications.
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Works collaboratively with multiple levels  to develop innovative or creative solutions that work effectively
  • Copes with change and makes good decisions
  • Knows how to organize people and activities into an effective teams
  • Solves difficult problems with effective solutions using rigorous     logic and methods
  • Knowledgeable about current and possible future IT trends and     technology

·        Architect, Design and implement health checkoperations.

·        Resolve and troubleshoot technical issues oncomplex global technologies.

  • Provides direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective     feedback to others
  • Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably

·        Constantly and consistently a top performer who canbe counted on to exceed goals on a regular basis

·        Effective communicator and presenter in formal andinformal settings

  • Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core     purpose
  • Possesses strong IT, planning, and financial knowledge and skills     to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

·        Self-motivated and directed

·        Team-oriented, collaborative environment leadershipskills



·        Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science,engineering, or equivalent experience


Technology Skills:


·        Infrastructure

o  Office 365

o  VMWare, Hyper-V

o  NetApp OnTap 7-Mode and

o  HP Storage: EVA, XP, 3Par

o  HP Server Hardware

o  Dell Server Hardware

o  Microsoft Technologies (AD, SCCM, EMS, InTune)

o  Cisco Networking, Router, Switches

o  Riverbed WAN Accelerators, OPNET

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Dublin 2
Career Level
Experienced (Non-manager)
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Job Last Updated
July 2, 2019


Colm O'Rourke
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