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Lead Architect - Remote

  • Location: Lafayette, NJ, 07860
  • Salary: 74.67
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Lead Architect
Location: Remote
Term: 6 Months Contract


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
 

  • Oversee the development of future component architectures and migration plans
  • Conceive, design, prototype, and test new methods, algorithms, and models
  • Define and enforce appropriate technical standards and procedures
  • Manage and lead engagement delivery teams and provide technical leadership in the assessment, design, and management of successful Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity programs in collaboration with our clients
  • Build and develop trusted relationships as a strategic technology advisor with clients, and work internally across CenturyLink teams to help bring our clients the most comprehensive, end-to-end business and IT transformation services to effectively address their business challenges
  • Collaborate with other members of their engagement teams to plan engagements and develop project plans and work programs, timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents
  • Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems and technology organizations
  • Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry IT trends to identify the engagement and client service issues and communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations
  • Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
  • Support, build, and develop trusted relationships as a technology advisor for clients, and work internally across CenturyLink teams to help bring our clients the most comprehensive, end-to-end BC/DR services to effectively address their business challenges
  • Support the ability to architect, build, and deliver complex solutions leveraging industry leading practices and customization based on a clients’ environment and operational capabilities


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 

  • 5+ years of direct work experience in IT Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Emergency Management
  • 1 to 2 years experience
  • Someone that can support BCM requirements, but we also need someone with a general IT background
  • Someone need to identify gaps that might exists in DR plans and/or understand limits of functionality of different DR tools
  • Experience is tools like: Zerto, SRM, Dataguard SQL AlwaysON
  • Demonstrable experience with BC/DR core concepts including BIA analysis, DR Solution and plan development and documentation, BC/DR testing, emergency management communications
  • Experience/Technical Knowledge of enterprise class disaster recovery solutions including VMWare SRM, Zerto Virtual Manager, DoubleTake Availability, Veeam etc.
  • Experience/Technical Knowledge of KRITIS process and compliancy requirement
  • Experience/Technical Knowledge of enterprise class disaster recovery solutions natively used by storage and database technologies
  • Deep technical knowledge and expertise in backup and recovery technologies
  • Knowledge of cloud computing technologies (AWS, Azure and Google Cloud) and experience in architecting BC/DR solutions in the cloud or replicating and protecting customer environments in the cloud
  • Strong end-to-end delivery skills (e.g. ability to scope/size a project, staff a team with the appropriate skill set, provide subject matter guidance to a team, manage the delivery of an engagement work stream)
  • Experience in planning, managing, and leading engagement delivery teams with prior project management experience is a must
  • Experience on strategic consulting engagements developing detailed, compelling and analytical PowerPoint/Excel/Word/Visio deliverables to convey complex thoughts and ideas to various stakeholders
  • Strong demonstrated project/program management skills – specifically the ability to develop project plans that drive and govern the delivery of the scope
  • Proven understanding of ISO 22301 and/or BS 25999 standards and guidelines is a must


Top 5 specific Skills:
 

  • BC/DR core concepts including BIA analysis
  • DR Solution and plan development and documentation
  • BC/DR testing, emergency management communications
  • KRITIS process




If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!