Cloud Architect

$85 - $95

Full Time


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    Job Description

    The Contract Sr. Systems Engineer - Cloud supports efforts to optimize performance in a multiple architecture environment.  They will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business requirements.


    • Under general supervision, makes appropriate decisions to handle system errors that are either detected through monitoring and/or reported from the user community
    • Uses judgment and must consistently demonstrate creativity and innovation to find solutions to multi-faceted and/or time sensitive, complex problems
    • Must make timely decisions to handle downtime situations that could impact productivity as a result of system failures
    • Support and maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure environments
    • Support and maintain Azure Cloud Infrastructure environments
    • Support and maintain VMWare Infrastructure environments
    • Develop and maintain PowerShell Scripts to automate day to day tasks in the Cloud
    • Support and maintain Enterprise Monitoring Infrastructure (Logic Monitor)
    • Provide recommendations for optimizing existing Cloud deployments
    • Provide expertise in troubleshooting virtualization and OS performance issues
    • Implement Cloud testing and migration plans set by Infrastructure Architect
    • Support and maintain MS Windows and Linux server Infrastructure in Cloud and On-prem
    • Carry out regular checks on the status of servers from a hardware and software standpoint
    • Develop and maintain documentation for covering installations, procedures and configuration of systems
    • Handle escalation support from Desktop Services and server related issues. 
    • Completing service requests from customers in the form of change requests.
    • Work closely with the IT Infrastructure Architect to provide the day to day technical leadership.
    • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 
    • Adheres to all MODEC IT governance and recommends updates to governance as the IT environment evolves.
    • Follows and advocates change management procedures.


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, engineering, or a related field or equivalent work experience Required
    • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience required
    • Must demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data.
    • Must exhibit initiative to bring project to fruition with minimal supervision.
    • Must be able to fulfill responsibilities after normal business hours when necessary
    • Must have the ability to handle many diverse tasks simultaneously
    • Understanding of the enterprise business and process; business unit functions and cross-group dependencies / relationships
    • Ability to conduct and prepare feasibility studies, develop client proposals; including estimates for costs, time and resources, prepare statistical reports, and complete cost/benefit analysis
    • Experience with the following software and technology:

    o    AWS and Azure Cloud administration

    o    MS Windows and Linux servers

    o    PowerShell Scripting and Automation

    o    Nutanix and AHV within a VMWare environment

    o    Nutanix and AHV within an AOS environment

    o    Infrastructure Enterprise Monitoring

    o    Logic Monitor is a plus

    o    Cisco Switches and Routers is a plus

    o    SCMM, SQL, Exchange, Active Directory, DNS, WINS, and DHCP

    o    General knowledge of Citrix Cloud is a plus