YRC Freight Infrastructure Architect in Overland Park, Kansas
Infrastructure Architect is responsible for ensuring the technical direction of applications and solutions both within and across infrastructure silos are strongly aligned with the business strategy. Their skills span technical and enterprise architecture and they provide complex deliverables outlining the new or improved infrastructure assets. This role works closely with Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Leadership, and Infrastructure Engineering to develop solutions to complex business needs and deliver, implement, and train operations teams on the solutions. Infrastructure Solutions Architects have skills and experience across the majority of the infrastructure areas. This role will support infrastructure engineers through the development of solutions including design, operations and support processes. This position reports to the IT Manager, Infrastructure Solutions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop road maps describing evolution of infrastructure solutions from current to future state
Ensures solutions fit strategically in the overall infrastructure architecture and meet existing technology standards
Perform analysis of current environment to identify deficiencies and opportunities for improvement; recommend solutions and collaborate with infrastructure engineers to develop processes to implement changes
Research and design new infrastructure technologies, architectures and processes
10 years in IT Infrastructure.
5 years’ experience in both design and operations of Network, Storage, Compute, Security, Virtualization and Cloud systems.
Possesses knowledge across all disciplines of infrastructure systems and detailed knowledge of two or more.
Previous architecture experience.
Extensive experience with Citrix operations, design and architecture.
Experience with VMware, HyperV, Xen hypervisors. Experience with cloud platforms including OpenStack and AWS preferred.
Experience with one or more scripting languages (Python, Ruby, Bash, Power shell, Perl)
Experience with one or more configuration management platforms (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Excellent analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to translate the business and application needs into solution architecture requirements and design
Appreciation of risk management, change management, and configuration management
Proven track record for thinking beyond current-state technology issues and also integrating technologies for complete solutions across the enterprise infrastructure
Ability to provide objective and impartial technology, platform, tooling assessments and recommendations, ensures compatibility with strategic technology backlog at all times
Passionate about technology, and has interest in emerging tools, trends and techniques across the industry
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, information systems or related area
YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
Title: Infrastructure Architect
Location: KS-Overland Park
Requisition ID: 1701RE