InComm

Infrastructure Architect I

US-GA-Atlanta
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Leveraging deep integrations into retailers’ point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 450,000 points of retail distribution worldwide. Whether those consumers are activating prepaid products, paying bills, enjoying real-time discounts through a membership card, purchasing digital goods in-store or adding funds to an online account, InComm is there to provide unique gift-gifting opportunities, cater to on-the-go shoppers, deliver added value through loyalty programs and serve cash-based consumers. With 186 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta with a presence in over 30 countries in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Learn more at www.incomm.com or connect with us on www.twitter.com/incomm, www.facebook.com/incomm, www.linkedin.com/company/incomm or www.incomm.com/blog.

 

About This Opportunity

Infrastructure Architects design and implement information systems to support the enterprise infrastructure of an organization. They ensure that all systems are working at optimal levels and support the development of new technologies and system requirements. Infrastructure Architects generally lead and direct a team and report directly to top management.

Responsibilities

Analyze System Requirements

The Infrastructure Architect analyze existing systems to ensure they offer adequate security and are effectively meeting the needs of the organization. They coordinate with all areas of the organization to see that the system is working as optimally as it should. They also analyze business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions.

 

Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements

Based on their knowledge of IT and their analysis of the systems’ needs, the Infrastructure Architect may recommend alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals. These recommendations are presented clearly and understandably to senior management.

 

Lead Design and Review of New Systems

Infrastructure Architects leads the design and review processes for new systems. They develop and document the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new software, working across the IT department.

 

Plan for Integration

Infrastructure Architects must create detailed plans for the integration of new systems architecture into existing infrastructure. This includes logistical plans for the Operations areas to actually conduct the physical integrations, during which the Infrastructure Architect provides technical direction and support.

 

Evaluate Projects

After a new system has been integrated, the Infrastructure Architect participates in evaluating the success of the project, identifying best practices and lessons learned. They provide feedback to leadership and incorporate this information into future integration plans.

 

Creating training materials for project managers, resource managers, and team members based on Microsoft Project Online/Project server

Perform Training (Classroom and Online/Webex) and System Walkthroughs as required as part of on-boarding new staff into the EPMO.

“as needed” basis and annually training for resource managers on how to use the system developed in Microsoft Project Online

“as needed” basis and annually training for project managers on how to use Microsoft Project Online and Microsoft Project Professional

 

Maintain and Support

Maintain and support all machine code and operating software to ensure systems maintained by Incomm remain manufacturer compliant. 

Infrastructure Architect Skills

Qualifications

A strong leader and communicator, a successful Infrastructure Architect is good at solving problems and thinking creatively. In addition to these general skills and personality traits, employers are seeking Infrastructure Architect candidates with the following skills.

Core skills: Based on job listings we looked at, employers want Infrastructure Analysts with these core skills. If you want to work as an Infrastructure Architect focus on the following.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electronics and/or Equivalent

  • MS Degree preferred
  • At least 5+ years of experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with web technologies and building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating and managing complex infrastructure solutions
  • Knowledge of client-server networking and database management
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide hardware recommendations for complex technical issues
  • Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

 

 

InComm provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, citizenship, veteran’s status, age, disability status, genetics or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

*This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Bonus Program #LI-GL1

 

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