Current Position | Wintel—SME Architect | Bangalore

In case you are incliend to enhance your career on the below position then connect with me @ 8123000300 or email me PRT_amith.somani@cgi.com

Position   Wintel—SME | Architect | Infrastructure
Experience   12 to 18 Years
Work Location   Bangalore

Roles and Responsibilities

* Support the project activities, so that Development, Infrastructure, Integration and QA teams have appropriate workspaces ( technical environment) to build and test their work.
* Evaluate various products and arrive at an optimal solution to the customer requirement, Inter-operabiltiy, Understanding of various hardware and software
* Work with Architects, QA Managers and Technical Team Leads to ensure that environment modifications interact appropriately with the application, network, storage and other areas of impact; and the environment model (size and capacity) to support the project performance and capacity requirements.
* Ensure the environment design is following corporate standards and policies.
* Ensure that the required environment artefacts (including but not limited to architecture solution, platform specifications, storage model, network capacity, database sizing) are available as per project plan.
* Develop and maintain an Environments’ Inventory for the enterprise infrastructure architecture,  Produce and maintain the related documentation, including descriptions, high level specifications, diagrams, charts, graphical representations.
* Conduct routine analysis on environment capacity and utilization, develop and recommend technical strategies and solutions to maintain and/or expand service levels, identify improvement opportunities.
* Applying strong skills in designing a heterogeneous IT infrastructure with the following SAN, NAS and Cisco WAN, LAN, Server architecture.
* Provides comprehensive solutions and the supporting infrastructure;
* Designs systems architecture and migration plans;
* Evaluates new tools and methodologies;
* Evaluates new technology and business opportunities;
* Promotes knowledge transfer, provides advice on technical training and curriculum;
* Contributes to the creation of and promotion of the “CGI architecture brand”.
* Provide consulting services to clients in specific domain of expertise
* Responsible for designing the technical solution/processes within a specific domain of expertise in compliance with the CGI infrastructure orientations and operational feasibility;
* Participate and contribute  in the definition of the implementation strategy;
* Ensures that the detailed design solution/processes are aligned with the operations and the target solution;
* Controls the quality and acceptance of the detailed design solution/processes into implementation.
* Architect should be available to support and resolve any major outage in operations
* Responsible for providing optimal solutions as per requirements

Requirements

  • Should have experience in architecting, designing and deploying virtualized infrastructures, ideally on VMware vSphere, Hyper-V, VMware ESX and VMware View Manager.
  • Rich experience as an infrastructure architect within a large enterprise environment.
  • Pre-sales skills – experience of spotting new opportunities with existing customers.
  • Expert understanding of networking methodologies.
  • Expertise in Windows operating systems
  • In Depth troubleshooting knowledge of Wintel and VMware cluster environment
  • Expertise in server replication, backup and recovery techniques
  • Windows Server deployment and configuration skills
  • Good Knowledge of SAN fabric infrastructure
  • Good Knowledge of Enterprise Storage concepts.
  • Good understanding of security design.
  • Understanding of networking and VLANS
  • Knowledge of Window AD and LDAP
  • Knowledge of Storage (HP, NetApp, Hitachi)
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS Manager, IBM and HP BladeCenter
  • Knowledge and experience in Converged Infrastructure will an added advantage.
  • Fabric Based Infrastructure
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Good analytical skills and an ability to define and articulate.
  • Ready to work in EST time zone

Ideal Candidate

  1. Must have an engineering degree in any discipline from a reputed institution
  2. Excellent written, oral communication skills, credibility, interpersonal skills
  3. Must have worked in similar capacity in an MNC in Outsourcing/ technology and consulting for 12- 18 years –
  4. Must have good knowledge of ITIL processes
  5. Ability to work effectively in diverse, foreign, virtual and multi-cultural environments
  6. Able to work in an unstructured environment and bring structure to a problem, synthesize issues.
  7. Experienced in managing conflicts
  8. Strong leadership skills
  9. Grown up through the ranks with Adequate hands-on experience across technologies and products.

Write me an email PRT_amith.somani@cgi.com

Cheers & Gratitude,

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Amith Somani | Human Resource – Talent Acquisition

India Global Delivery Center | Divyasree Technopolis

Cell : +91 8123000300 Voip:8071649 | URL: www.cgi.com

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