Senior Cloud Solutions Architect position open at Wizmo, Inc. in Eagan, MN.

SUMMARY

Wizmo is currently looking for Senior Cloud Solution Architect Engineers who are responsible for designing, developing and installing new private cloud environments leveraging our shared hosting resources reference architecture. Secondary responsibilities include participating in the development, installation and extensions of Wizmo’s shared hosting environment and supporting Wizmo’s Operations team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a contributing Development team member and contact for key partners with regard to new products or services, escalated service issues, as well as any related logistical planning. (20%)
  • Deliver solutions in accordance with customer requirements and internal support requirements (65%)
  • Gather requirements, design solution, develop solution, implement solution, and hand off to the Operations team
  • Integrate and optimize Win32 and native web applications in Wizmo’s Managed Service platform
  • Deliver complete documentation on all solutions and enhancements
  • Evaluate and implement new products, technologies and services
  • Perform on-going analysis and make recommendations for optimization of architecture and operational procedures
  • Provide operations organization with assistance on problematic customer, platform and service issues (15%)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to identify usability problems and use innovation to find workarounds / solutions
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects and deadlines, prioritize requests and adapt to rapidly changing conditions
  • Proven track record in major enterprise level projects
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Customer service and team-oriented

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Microsoft Windows Server architecture and its associated features useful in enterprise scenarios
  • Active Directory
  • Terminal Services
  • Internet Information Server (IIS)
  • Distributed File System / File System Replication
  • Group Policy
  • Win32 API
  • Crash-dump analysis
  • Virtualization platforms such as:
    • VMware
    • Hyper-V
    • XenServer
  • Internet technologies such as:
    • Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Web Servers, Clients (HTTP)
    • Firewalls, SSL, VPN and other security/cryptography infrastructure
  • Systems analysis/management tools such as:
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
    • Flexera AdminStudio
    • Micro Focus ZenWorks
    • LANDesk Application Virtualization
    • WinDbg, Process Monitor, Process Explorer
    • tcpdump, Wireshark
  • Software development platforms such as:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio / Visual Basic / Visual C++
    • Microsoft.NET
    • VBScript
    • Powershell
    • PHP
    • Java

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from a four-year college or university preferred; or six to eight years related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Developed and/or designed major enterprise level projects
  • Extensive experience with Windows Server Platforms / Terminal Server, Active Directory and Citrix XenApp
  • Experience with: Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Pervasive, Linux, FreeBSD, Apache
  • Experience with hardware virtualization platforms
  • TCP/IP and internetworking experience. Knowledge of routers, load balancers and firewalls
  • Programming / scripting skills: Visual Basic, Powershell, COM, Win32 API, Window Scripting Host (knowledge of Java helpful, but not required)
  • The following industry certifications are preferred, but not required:
    • CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    • MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer
    • MCSA – Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: careers @ wizmo.com

 

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