Milestone Technologies, Inc.
Dream IT. Innovate IT. Achieve IT.
Since 1997, Milestone has been helping clients create and operate their critical IT infrastructures so they can focus on their core business. A few things that make us special:
Passionate Culture: We take pride in our people. Collaborating in a fun environment allows us to keep ideas fresh. We value diversity and encourage people to share their unique perspectives and experiences.
Boundless Opportunities: We love it when people explore. Being exposed to Fortune 100 companies allows our people to learn, grow, and be comfortable in many diverse environments.
Flexible Environment: We understand that personal issues and increased workload happens. We’ve built an environment where employees can balance their work and personal life which increases productivity and creates a healthy lifestyle.
We’ve got 1400 employees in over a dozen countries and growing. If you are interested in becoming a Milestonian, we’d love to hear from you.
Solution Architect - Infrastructure Management Solution Architect - Infrastructure ManagementJob ID 2019-9156 of Openings 1Category CorporateHire Type Regular Full-TimeJob Category Engineering Overview Milestone Technologies Inc. is a leading Managed Services solutions provider headquartered in the Bay Area and serving clients globally. Our unique approach to IT Managed Services includes Contact Center, Service Desk, Network Operations, Data Center Operations and Cyber Security Services.Milestone is looking for passionate and motivated professionals who go above and beyond to solve the world’s biggest problems through innovation and technology. Our vision is to revolutionize the way technology is deployed and supported worldwide.The Solution Architect designs and implements information systems to support the enterprise infrastructure of an organization. They ensure that all systems are working at optimal levels and support the development of new technologies and system requirements. This person generally leads and direct a team and report directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).This person will be responsible for the execution of complex projects by studying and understanding clients’ requirements, identifying gaps (if any) between clients’ requirements and the functional capabilities of existing solutions, and defining solutions to bridge the gap. Responsibilities Solution Architect Duties and ResponsibilitiesTo accomplish the core duty of designing and implementing complex computer systems, the Solution Architect is responsible for many tasks.Analyze System Requirements: Analyses existing systems to ensure they offer adequate security and are effectively meeting the needs of the organization. They coordinate with all areas of the organization to see that the system is working as optimally as it should. They also analyze business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions.Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements: Based on their knowledge of IT and their analysis of the systems’ needs, the Architect may recommend alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals. These recommendations are presented clearly and understandably to existing and prospective customers.Lead Design and Review of New Systems: Leads the design and review processes for new systems. They develop and document the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new software, working across the IT landscape.Plan for Integration: Must create detailed plans for the integration of new systems architecture into existing infrastructure. This includes logistical plans for the Operations areas to actually conduct the physical integrations, during which the Architect provides technical direction and support.Core SkillsExperience with web technologies and building enterprise architecture roadmapsExperience designing, integrating and managing complex infrastructure solutionsKnowledge of client-server networking and database managementKnowledge of Infrastructure monitoring toolsAbility to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide hardware recommendations for complex technical issuesExperience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practicesStrong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiencesAbility to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologiesExperience with at least one of the cloud platforms (AWS or AZURE or Google Cloud)Experience with at least one Cyber Security platform or solutionSkills that are a plus but not essentialWeb server and application server administration and web applications deployment experienceArchitecture Certification (TOGAF, CITA, EACOE, Certified SOA Architect, etc.)Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) certifications Knowledge of Cisco network and technologies, CCNA(P), CCIE, Linux and Unix. Qualifications QualificationsComputer Literacy: To be a solution architect, one has to be computer savvy and must feel comfortable working with computers and/or IT systems for extended periods of time. The person must have basic knowledge of computer hardware and software, operating systems, and system security / database management.Education and Certification: The person must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or in an IT related discipline. This is usually not sufficient, though, as certification and/or extensive experience in the area of Infrastructure Management is also often required.Communication: The position involves collaboration with clients and hence good verbal and written communications skills are required.Analytical Thinking: Must be an analytical thinker. A solution architect must be able to understand the IT needs of the businesses they are working with and design systems that will cater to those needs. Must be able to evaluate the likely effects of such systems on the success of those same businessesAttention to detail, ability to work alone and also in group, and being time conscious.OptionsApply for this job onlineApplyShareEmail this job to a friendReferSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your newsfeed Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you Click here to get started. FacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThisApplication FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMS
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