Acxiom Infrastructure Architect in Austin, Texas

Infrastructure Architect

IT infrastructure architect leverages knowledge of infrastructure technologies, including Cloud computing, storage area networks, virtualization, server hardware, mainframe, operating systems, networking, business applications, and security infrastructure to help document, shape, and direct the technology road map for Acxiom and for our clients. Work directly with senior executives and leadership to identify and address technology gaps, strategic goals, and business imperatives impacted by infrastructure technologies. Suggest new technologies or new approaches to achieve business goals. Develop methodologies to integrate technology innovation with existing governance and enterprise architecture processes. Provide fully costed solution architecture to meet client and prospective client requests. Maintain and update documentation related to organization-wide IT activities and technology road maps. Communicate progress and direction through formal presentations, collaborative meetings, and content publishing to mixed audiences

What you will do:

  • Bring prior experience to organize and define work for complex or ambiguous situations

  • Provide consultation, training, and knowledge sharing to associates

  • Actively contribute to domain body of knowledge

  • Support the creation and maintenance of reference architecture for Acxiom infrastructure solutions

  • Support multiple projects delivery simultaneously.

  • Responsible for the infrastructure architecture of one or more client environments and are to be considered the subject matter expert for the entire environment within the data center

  • Responsible for working with the client to obtain the solution requirements for the infrastructure

  • Responsible for written design of the infrastructure solution that meets or exceeds the requirements utilizing a reference architecture

  • Responsible for being the technical subject matter expert for the implementation and ensuring the implementation adheres to the proposed design

  • Responsible for providing cost estimates for the solution implementation process and ongoing production support of the solution

  • Engage in project communications with the client using a consultative approach, anticipates obstacles, and recommend solution options to mitigate

  • Participate in the internal Architectural Review for solution proposals

  • Ensure infrastructure solution design fulfills functional and technical requirements and can consistently meet progress against service level agreements (SLA's)

  • Closely partner with development and delivery partners to identify new capabilities and solutions for further assessment.

  • Provide advanced technical expertise to support resolution of outages, service level issues and other events in partnership with support teams.

  • Closely partner with information security in ensuring all applicable security and compliance standards and requirements are incorporated into solution design.

What you will need:

  • Requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 5 years and a Master's degree; or equivalent work experience #GD17

What will set you apart:

  • Understand the competitive landscape from both a business and technical perspective

  • Foundational:

  • ITILv3

  • ITSM

  • Open Systems:

  • Server Hardware Vendors (HP, Dell, IBM, Cisco)

  • Physical Servers and Blade Technology

  • Unix (RHEL, AIX, Solaris, HPUX, LDAP)

  • Microsoft (AD, Windows, Sharepoint, DNS)

  • Symantec (Endpoint Protection, Netbackup)

  • Storage Platforms (EMC, IBM, Hitachi, Netapp, Dell)

  • Brocade

  • VMWare

  • Monitoring (BMC, CA, Shavlik, LANSweeper)

  • Network & Security:

  • Cisco Nexus

  • Palo Alto Network

  • Bluecoat

  • Load Balancer (F5, Cisco, A10)

Primary Location City/State:

Austin, Texas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

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