Undertakes the design of hosting technology solutions based on the client’s service specifications, standards, policies, best practices and cost models, in order to meet client application business requirement and project/initiative deliverables.
Knowledge of integrated networking technologies, mainframe, midrange server, enterprise storage and SAN, and personal computer system technologies
Knowledge of related best practices, OPS directory/messaging standards, standard facilities infrastructure/architecture management, facility service delivery processes, infrastructures policies, procedures and direction, cost models and procurement processes,
Ability to gather client business requirements; corporate I&IT information mandates, client information technology strategic plans, environment and standards
Ability to participate in the development of solutions and provide advice on short/long term solution service development activities.
Knowledge of leading edge technologies design criteria, security and recovery procedures, preparation of technical specifications for installation, testing and performance of integrated, multi-services systems; assess performance and capacity of existing system making recommendations for improving performance and develop technical documentation.
Experience planning, migrating, implementing and sustaining large complex system development projects
Knowledge of technology developments, trends and new products to evaluated application to client short and long term technology requirements.
Basic knowledge of project management methodology (e.g. PMBOK), analytical tools and processes.
Conceptual and analytical skills to assess and evaluate client needs and conduct cost/benefit analyses for new technology requirements in planning and designing solutions.
Experience designing and developing large, complex, highly available, mission critical server applications
Experience with systems evaluation to assess conditions, technical performance and capacity of existing systems and determine need and feasibility of expansion, renovation or replacement
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and negotiation skills, team work skills
A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines