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IT Architect

  • Location: Denton, 76208
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

Title: IT Architect
Location: Denton, TX 
Type: Contract - 6 months

Our client is seeking an IT Architect. In this role, you will be working alongside a Project Manager on CMMC compliance projects, Site Acquisition integration but also Qualification of Non-Standard requests  

  • Write High Level Design and Low Level Design architecture documentation (dossiers)
  • Write ISS (information systems security) documentation and support presentation to CISO for validation
  • Budget and BOM (Bill of Material) estimation in terms of hardware, licensing and workload as well as alternatives in a “Design to Cost” approach  
  • Support (in collaboration with BUILD teams) definition of hardware configuration and utilization manuals to ensure TTO (transfer to operate) to outsourcer or internal Safran teams  
  • Ensure solutions proposed/design are in compliance with Safran Group’s security standards and/or propose improvements in collaboration with the group’s architects  
  • Support Project Managers during all phases of the project, especially during Project Scoping, Planning and Design  
  • Participate to POC (Proof of concept) and Pilot phases when putting in place new technologies and/or processes

  • 10+ years’ experience in IT Architecture, preferably acquisitions integrations, AD migration and CMMC or similar compliance  
  • IT Network and Security Background but with all round general IT knowledge (Virtual Servers, Storage –EMC Netapp -, Active Directory, Citrix, RDS)
  • Ability to speak Spanish and/or French is a strong plus  
  • Network Skillset:
    • Switching, routing QoS, TCP/IP
    • LAN/WAN/DC Cisco, HP
    • WiFi Cisco
    • WAN Riverbed Optimization
    • DNS/DHCP Infoblox Solutions
    • TOIP : CUCM, CUC, CUEA (Cisco), Trunk QSIG, SIP
  • Security Skillset:
    • Palo Alto and Checkpoint filtering  
    • Encryption Stonesoft/Forcepoint
    • Proxy Bluecoat, McAfee
    • VPN Sonicwall/Aventail/F5
    • Radius Cisco, Microsoft
  • Other Needed Skills: 
    • Virtualization: VMWare
    • Windows Servers environment, Microsoft AD
    • Backup: Commvault / NetBackup / Veeam  
    • MS SQL   
  • TOGAF is a plus  
  • Specialized / background on Network and Security
  • Ability to be a “generalist”, meaning that while not the top expert on Systems (virtualization, storage, back up and databases) can however understand business requirements and translate them into High Level Technical Solutions for these domains and is comfortable exchanging, understanding and challenging experts on this field to propose a solution integrating all these domains.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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