Lead Data Center Architect

Location: Arlington, VA
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Lead Data Center Architect position in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description and Responsibilities:
We are looking for a strong lead data center architect who can support the infrastructure team. The candidate should have extensive experience with IT infrastructure. Additionally, hands on skills with AWS and Azure are desired for this position.

Required Skills:
  • Experience of at least one of the following operating system platforms - Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Unix
  • Storage - SAN, NAS, Data replication
  • Experience with at least one of the following disk/tape backup technologies - Symantec NetBackup, EMC Avamar, EMC Networker, Commvault
  • Knowledge of virtualization technology such as VMware, KVM, OVM
  • Converged technology such as CISCO UCS, VCE vBlock, etc.
  • Hyper-converged solutions
  • Cloud technologies – AWS and Azure
  • Private cloud solutions, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, XaaS
  • Monitoring tools for the above server, storage, backup technologies
  • Database (SQL and Oracle)
  • Understanding of DBS technology, how it is hosted and interfaced with servers, storage, backup, etc.
  • Disaster Recovery methodologies
  • Comprehensive understanding of data center services and the interface/integration between the various service areas

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 year of experience as a Data Center Architect
  • AWS or Azure Certifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust
  • Must pass background investigation
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