Must possess experience as an enterprise architect for a completed large-scale project
Must have undertaken the role of Technology Architect in a few projects
Must have experience of architectures involving system planning, networking, operating systems, cloud, backup & archival, EMS, RPO/RTO management
Must have experience of at least two projects involving transformation & migration
Ability to cope in a technically complex and fast-changing environment, and to respond calmly and rationally to changing aspirations in a deadline-driven situation.
Must have experience in architecting Hybrid Cloud solution and exposure to Software Defined Datacenter
Industry certification like VMWare Certified Professional -- Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) or EMC Data Center Architect(EMCDCA) / NSX / VCF / OpenStack / Data Center certified
Technical skills (Required - Nice to have)
TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect is desired
ESXi, NSX, vSAN, VCF, KVM, Neutron, CEPH, OpenStack, Compute (Blade), SAN (IBM, DellEMC, HPE), NAS (NetApp, ISILON), Object, Backup (DellEMC, Veeam), Physical Hosting, OS (Win, Lin), DB (Oracle, SQL, DB2, MongoDB)
Language skills needed
Lead for 15-20 team members
Strong planning and organizing skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously.
Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally.
Understanding and experience to ensure that systems are documented and kept current.
Ability to work on design activities and assist with required data points
Demonstrated ability to analyze business requirements mapped to technology trends so as to derive high level architecture
Should possess extensive detailed working knowledge and acumen in the technology domains
Enterprise architecture best practices, including, but not limited to, logical and physical architectures, network communications, operating systems, applications, data base servers, application servers, web servers, server consolidation, server network and storage performance, server and storage virtualization & capacity planning.
Area of responsibilities
Shall be single point of contact and owner for the Technology and Architecture
Develop deep understanding of existing architecture and deployment
Manage architectural transformation
Imbibe key architectural principles proposed by Customer and perform detailed design of Cloud, Virtualization, Network, Security, Tools, Storage, Servers, Backup & Replication architecture
Responsible for creating or selecting the most appropriate architecture and technology to enable scalability, flexibility, agility, consolidation & optimization involving latest technology trends
Manage architectural changes and ensure timely and accurate documentation of all key changes
Business Continuity Planning (DR, RPO, RTO)
Migration planning including service sequencing, cutover and rollback plans
Responsible for successful deployment of new architecture
Responsible for migration execution till stabilization, sign-off and handover
Operations Process documentation (Operational Manual)
Foresee possible technological risks on the transformed DC and workout possible mitigation strategies