Company: Criterion Systems
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: December 9, 2018
At Criterion Systems, Inc., we developed a different kind of business?a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. Our Offerings: *100% employee-owned private Government contractor founded in 2005. *High retention rate because we work hard at holding onto talent. *Excellent Leadership Team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations to include an open-door policy. We are as large in 2017 as we have ever been! Our employees are the most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated? PRIMARY FUNCTION: Criterion Systems, Inc., based out of Vienna, VA is seeking an Enterprise Architect/Capacity Manager to support a recently awarded, fully funded contract in Kansas City, MO. Once hired you will be part of the Enterprise Architecture Branch. You will support technical architectural support services to design and create hardware and software architectural and infrastructural designs and technology roadmaps for the customer. Job Responsibilities: * Creation of technology roadmaps. * Creation business requirements and how they relate to technical designs, specifications and solutions; to include development of technology roadmaps, technological standards, white papers, and architectural and infrastructural design documents. * Creation and maintenance of data center capacity management reporting and plans for Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and storage platforms. * Designing and testing of metrics and KPIs for disparate systems and subsystems with little or no known precedent. * Implementation of, or adherence to, enterprise architecture processes. * Implementation, configuration and maintenance of LDAP and LDAP design and integration. * Measuring and reporting on architecture and infrastructure lifecycle management plans. * Creation of white papers, executive summaries, and written technical presentations for senior and executive IT management. * Use of collaboration tools to capture documentation and design artifacts (i.e. Wiki, Git). * Evaluate and create documentation, white papers, and presentations related to assigned research of new and emerging technologies. Candidate Requirements: * Experience with data center capacity planning and KPIs. * Experience with system performance analysis and optimization. * Experience developing reports and dashboards using tools like Cognos, PowerBI, Excel, PowerQuery * Minimum 10-15 years of experience with job related skills. * Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree. * Experience with several of the technologies and systems engineering skills below: * Unix, Linux, and/or Microsoft Windows server operating systems, * relational database management systems, * IT networking, * IT security principles and practices, * Enterprise scale storage platforms (e.g. SAN, NAS), * Virtualization platforms (e.g. VMWare ESX, KVM, Xen), * Experience working with API and ETL endpoints (e.g. REST, SOAP, XML, WSDL, JSON), * Scripting frameworks (e.g., PowerShell, PowerCLI, Python) * System troubleshooting and logical skills, * Knowledge of cloud architectures and technologies, * Systems integration principles and practices as well as interoperability concepts, * Enterprise architecture processes, * Architecture and infrastructure lifecycle management plans, * Written and oral presentation skills. * A minimum of 4 years' experience providing high-level systems architectural expertise to managers and technical staff. * U.S. Citizenship * Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.SDL2017
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