Infrastructure Architect

Wilmington, North Carolina
$80,000 - $90,000
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00551
Working Title: Infrastructure Architect
Career Band Title: Systems Programmer Specialist
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
The Infrastructure Architect is responsible for providing architectural guidance and oversight to ensure that systems are scalable, secure, highly available, operationally sound, and effectively meeting the needs of the university. This person will be heavily involved in the design and creation of shared client infrastructure, academic research computing solutions and services, and public/private cloud solutions.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or a Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming or closely related area; or an Associate’s degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, or Networking Technology from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Able to effectively communicate – written and oral – to students, faculty, and staff at all levels in the organization
Excellent customer service, team building, and relationship building skills
Understanding of technology deployed by and used in the operation of the various departments and campus
Demonstrated ability to perform advanced analysis, implementation, testing, trouble-shooting hardware and software problems, and partnering with clients and vendors to ensure successful implementations within designated timeframes
Strong technical leadership
Demonstrated ability to Plan and manage long term, complex projects
Ability to manage and lead multiple projects concurrently
Demonstrated excellence in critical thinking to drill down quickly to root issues
Knowledge of CISCO network and technologies
Demonstrated ability and knowledge of various virtualization technologies (VMware, Citrix, HyperV, etc.)
Demonstrated ability and extensive knowledge of public/private cloud technologies, specifically migrating various systems from on premise implementations to cloud infrastructure/services

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Web server and application server administration experience
Knowledge of shared storage architecture including storage tiering, synchronous and asynchronous replication, and fiber channel and FCoE protocols in traditional, converged, and hyper-converged models
Experience with multiple single sign-on and federated identity management technologies
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure experience
CISCO certifications CCNA, CCIE, Linux and UNIX
Architecture certification (TOGAF, CITA, EACOE, Certified SOA Architect, etc.)
Prefer a minimum of five years experience working in the technology field

Recruitment Range: $80,000 - $90,000
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 82
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM, flexibility required
Position Number: 1171
Job Posting Date: 06/13/2017
Job Closing Date: 07/13/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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