Direct client of Merritt Technical Associates Inc. is looking for an Azure Architect . The role is responsible for administering and maintaining the virtualized Data Center systems environment, Microsoft Active DirectoryUnified Communications Infrastructure, and select bank-hosted applications in the Data Centers. The incumbent will address failures and challenges within these services, systems, applications, and manage planned upgrades to these systems. The incumbent is expected to have a working knowledge of common virtualization platforms, utilities, policies and procedures. The engineer will serve as the technical lead for certain highly available line- of-business applications and will be the primary escalation point for systems related problems, accountable for identifying and resolving root-causes. Minimum Qualifications bull Must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent training andor work experience. bull Must have 6-8 years of experience providing hands-on systems support for Information Technology. bull Microsoft Certification will be preferred. bull Must have experience designing, implementing and managing Office 365 solutions, Intune, Messaging, Teams, SharePoint, etc. bull Must have experience designing, implementing and managing Azure Cloud Services. bull Must have experience with modern MS Windows Server Operating Systems, VMWare vSphere 5.5 ndash 6.5, MS SQL Server 2005 ndash 2016, Linux, Data Center networking solutions and network load balancers (Cisco Nexus 5k, Cisco Nexus 1000v, BigIP, Citrix NetScaler, etc.). bull Must have experience with Microsoft Exchange 2013 ndash2016 , LYNCSkype for Business, ADFS 2.0 and 3.0, Active Directory (day to day administration tasks, managing users, computers group policy, etc.). bull Must have thorough knowledge and will contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of Data Center strategy and processes. bull Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel within the Bankrsquos footprint in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey region. bull Ability to participate in after hours on-call support rotation. bull Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends based on planned upgrades and deployments bull Exceptional problem solvingtroubleshooting skills and strong attention to details. bull Must have excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as excellent listening ability. bull The incumbent will have frequent contact with internal customers as well as various technology partners. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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