Infrastructure Architect

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San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
software development lifecycle, service now, project planning, research, software architecture, high - level design, firewalls, functional design, communication skills, systems development, systems architecture, system architecture, systems analysis, collaboration, web servers, ITIL, Database Management
Full Time
$120,000 - $140,000
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Architectural Services, the Infrastructure Architect’s role is to develop and maintain a high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level. The Infrastructure Architect gains organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans, while initiating and participating in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans. Must also maintain a strict level of confidentiality and act in a manner consistent with all legal and regulatory requirements and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations. The Infrastructure Architect collaborates, initiates, and supports opportunities with other functions by championing the goals and priorities of the Tribe in a manner that faithfully reflects and upholds the Tribes vision, mission and values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Maintain in-depth knowledge of company’s strategic business plans, document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.

2. Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to all SMBMI Teams by providing guidance to all team members by demonstrating collaboration at all levels of the organization.

3. Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a technology standards policy.

4. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.

5. Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.

6. Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.

7. Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance by reporting findings and making recommendations for improvement.

8. Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for all infrastructure plans.

9. Assist in the Development and management of the infrastructure capacity plan (including cloud).

10. Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Engineering, or equivalent practical experience required.
  • Minimum eight (8) years prior experience as an Infrastructure Architect, Network Engineer, Application Architect, or related discipline, with a demonstrated track record of delivery.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in requirements gathering and development.
  • Strong experience with systems analysis and functional design.
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle and/or agile development methodologies.
  • Strong technical verbal and written communication skills with the ability to simplify terminology that a non-technical end user and/or senior executive can understand.
  • Ability to create a positive and professional business relationship with internal and external clients as well as third-party service/product providers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical professionals, and an understanding of system architecture and software architecture.
  • Excellent understanding of typical multi-tier architectures: web servers, caching, application servers, load balancers, and storage.
  • Understanding of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and NoSQL.
  • Knowledge of message queuing and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
  • Familiarity with loose coupling and stateless systems.
  • Understanding of different consistency models in distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (CDN).
  • Hands-on experience with core LAN/WAN network technologies.
  • Experience with route tables, access control lists, firewalls, NAT, HTTP, DNS, IP and OSI Network.
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services, XML, JSON.
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle.
  • Work experience with information and application security concepts, mechanisms, and tools.
  • Awareness of end-user computing and collaborative technologies.
  • Large-scale distributed systems architecture.
  • System performance tuning.
  • Information and application security concepts including public key encryption, remote access, access credentials, and certificate-based authentication.
  • Knowledge of the Casino Gaming industry preferred.


  • TOGAF or Cobit certification preferred.
  • ITIL (Foundation or higher) certification preferred, not required.
  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Company Information

As a self-governing tribe, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians employs a wide range of highly qualified professionals and support personnel to effectively manage its daily operations. This includes the many economic, civic and social responsibilities of a government responsive to its citizens.

Dice Id : 10202825
Position Id : 7675088
Originally Posted : 4 months ago