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IT Architect - Spectrum Enterprise | Navisite

Date posted 02/26/2019 Requisition Number: 223732BR Location: United States - Massachusetts - Andover Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations, Telecommunications Position Type: Full Time
Navisite, a Charter Communications Company, is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud services, managed applications and managed hosting solutions. Navisite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable solutions for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on Navisite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information, please visit

The Highlights

The IT Architect will lead the growing Navisite Professional Services team in the technical architecture, design and delivery aspects of cloud project solutions. In this role, you will be assigned the most complex and critical cloud-based projects, which requires working closely with partners and clients to shape professional service solutions to meet their business needs. You will also serve as point of technical escalation and review for technical aspects of project-based solutions.

What you will do
  • Provide subject matter expertise for public cloud (Azure), VMware cloud solutions and cloud migration technology domains
  • Lead professional services technical presales activities, including migration solution design, client workshops and request for proposal responses
  • Lead technical aspects of client cloud migrations to Azure and VMware-based cloud platforms
  • Lead discovery and assessment activities
  • Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the cloud services industry and make appropriate development recommendations
  • Formulate technological vision and direction while developing long-term technology road maps for project services
  • Frequently collaborate with other groups across the Navisite product management and implementation organizations, external partners and clients
  • Communicate and promote the technological vision with the broader Navisite organization and externally
  • Provide technical assistance and drive cloud initiatives to Operation and Implementation teams
  • Informally train and mentor employees
  • Formulate and review new cloud platform, software, tools and technical methodologies for professional services offerings and delivery capabilities
  • Formulate criteria and execute proof-of-concept projects for new approaches and platforms
  • Oversee and conduct technical review of projects proposed by professional services
  • Effectively translate client's business needs into technical solutions
  • Influence technology direction with solid analysis
  • Learn and act as a change agent

Required keys for success
  • Five or more years of technical architect experience in IT infrastructure and cloud
  • Experience with cloud migration tools such as ASR, Movere, CloudEndure or Carbonite and methodologies
  • Experience in software and tooling evaluation and recommendations for adoption
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and infrastructure automation
  • Proven analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems
  • Proven delivery of cloud-based technical projects, such as cloud migrations
  • Familiarity with common cloud migration techniques such as rehost, replatform and refactor
  • Demonstrated successful experience with technical presale activities, including leading technical solution development
  • Proficiency with Windows, Linux and cloud platforms, especially Azure
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud (cloud computing, migration, disaster recovery, DevOps, virtualization and managed services)
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Aptitude to independently manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines and achieve results
  • Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
  • Effective communication skills to communicate with clients, product constituents and senior management

How you will stand out from the crowd
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and infrastructure automation, especially with Microsoft stack

Your education
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Associate: Cloud Platform (MCSA)
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (AWS CSA)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

What you can expect
  • Office environment

The Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications
reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified
employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum
qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability,
national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal,
state or local laws.

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