Website Award winning digital consultancy, a client of Optizm Global
We have been retained by our direct customer to find them an Enterprise Architect for a contract position in Austin, TX
Title: Enterprise Architect
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 6 Months+
Pay Rate: Best in the Market
Start date: Immediate
Visa: GC Holder, U.S. Citizens, TN and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply
Develop the infrastructure requirements and deployment architecture that meets and exceeds the established best practices for a private cloud setup
Architect the solution that meets high availability, auto scaling, and defense in depth requirements.
Build architecture artifacts including VM infrastructure details, Kubernetes nodes, Docker container hosting, network topology, CI/CD integration points, and Ansible setup.
Work with CPA’s Technical lead/Enterprise Architect to ensure the platform supports current and future needs of the Web Application Modernization and Optimization project.
Install and configure OpenShift platform on the Nutanix Hyper-converged infrastructure.
Partner with the Build engineer to establish a CI/CD pipeline that achieves full automation of the application component deployment within a containerized environment
Coordinate with Infrastructure team in setting up instrumentation of application monitoring within AppDynamics.
Maintain, monitor and upgrade the container platform on a regular basis with little-to-no impact to the development teams
Responsible for the capacity planning for the platform and work with the infrastructure manager to manage capacity on a proactive basis.
Provide on the job knowledge transfer to CPA resources on a regular basis.
Prepare execution plan for the disaster recovery planning
Present proposed solutions to project team members for validation which will include identification of any restrictions or limitations in the solution.
Ensure that the architecture and software configurations adhere to CPA ISO security guidelines and Information Protection Policies & Standards (IPPS)
Project and time management skills.
Current enterprise-level data, storage and data recovery planning techniques and technologies.
Business continuity lifecycle, including data availability planning techniques, tools, risk assessments, business impact analysis, and recovery strategy development.
Skills & Qualification Required:
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Must be able to work independently
Must be able to work in a diverse team environment
Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction
Knowledge of project management and software development methodologies
Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra efforts when necessary
Perform related work as assigned
Experience and working knowledge of Linux administration (8 Years)
Experience and working knowledge of RHEL (3 Years)
Experience with VMWare virtualization stack (3 Years)
Experience with installation, configuration, and maintenance of the OpenShift Container Platform (2 Years)
Experience with Ansible playbook (2 Years)
Experience working within CIS Security benchmarks and/or NIST Security Standards (2 Years)
Experience with Docker and Kuberetes (2 Years)
Experience with CI/CD using Jenkins and Git-based source code repository (3 Years)
Atlassian BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence (3 Years)
SonarQube Integration (3 Years)
Experience with AppDynamics (2 Years)
Nutanix Hyper-converged appliance (2 Years)
Microservices Architecture (2 Years)
Software Defined Storage with Gluster (1 Year)
RedHat certified specialist in OpenShift
Onsite Requirement: Worker will be required to work onsite with the team. Working remotely will be limited and must be pre-approved by the Project Manager/Direct Supervisor
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