Systems Architect

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Job Title: Systems Architect
Job Type: Contract (Through 6/30/2025 with likelihood of extension)
Job Location: Tallahassee, FL (Hybrid)
Job Responsibilities:
Our client is looking an experienced Systems Architect for their Infrastructure Operations team to supplement existing staff for the purpose of aiding in the migration of workloads from the on-premises data center to the Azure tenant. This person shall be experienced in the design deployment, maintenance and support of virtualization technologies and Storage Area Networks as well as supporting and maintaining Server and Storage Infrastructure . The Contractor shall assist with Cloud design and develop recommendations to ensure that the Cloud migration is seamless, resources are being maximized and that our client is adhering to security and operational best practices.
The Systems Architect will also make recommendations to improve resource utilization such as converting server-hosted workloads to server-less solutions i.e., Azure App Services, Docker Containers, Kubernetes, and Hosted Azure SQL.
Day-to-Day Tasks:

  • Produce a detailed report of Azure’s architectural, design and security deficiencies.
  • Assist the team with all the operations related to the Azure migration, maintenance, and support.
  • Develop a comprehensive application mapping catalog.
  • Develop a plan to convert server-hosted workloads to server-less solutions and services.
  • Drive continuous improvement and optimization.
  • Provide support on the day-to-day activities of the infrastructure team.
  • Attend and participate in all assigned meetings.
  • Complete a Project Report and a Project Timesheet on a weekly basis.
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and technical documentation to facilitate the transfer of knowledge to Department staff.?

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of work experience in Infrastructure Environments
    • Tasks will include: planning, architectural design, maintenance, support and optimization
  • Experience in on-prem AND Cloud (Azure) Environments
  • 10+ years’ experience maintaining & troubleshooting Servers + Storage Area Networks
  • Significant experience configuring + administering Hypervisors

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with VMware EXSI clusters
  • Successful completion of Data Center cloud migration projects
  • Strong understanding of the capabilities of the MS Azure Cloud
  • Experience maintaining Azure computer resources
  • Experience configuring Azure monitor, Log Analytics, and Alerts
  • Experience deploying + maintaining Linux and Windows Servers


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