Systems Architect- Advanced

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Job Title: Systems Architect- Advanced
Location: Hybrid (Tallahassee, FL)
Job Type: Contract
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Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly 
Position Overview
The Systems Architect Advanced will play a key role in assisting the Office of Information Technology in the establishment, adoption, continued execution of cloud services, and the maintenance of existing legacy systems.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote cultural change for cloud adoption
  • Assist in ongoing modernization and migration efforts
  • Expand upon cloud strategy and coordinate adoption
  • Architect, design, facilitate, lead, coordinate, and direct cloud initiatives on multiple fronts across a variety of disparate areas within the organization, this could include Application development; Data management, analytics, and protection; external IT hosting; Identity and access management; Infrastructure; Network; Security, privacy, and compliance
  • Build and manage relationships in a matrixed environment
  • Recommend and assist with the building and hosting of complex application solutions.
  • Understand, deploy, and manage Microsoft Azure cloud services.
  • Resolve production release issues across business and technology teams, as well as broader strategic or systemic issues that are creating inefficiencies or hindering progress.
  • Enhance FDOT’s application and system monitoring solutions to ensure the right staff get the right alerts.
  • Reviews, advises, and designs standard software and hardware builds, system options, risks, costs vs. benefits and impact on the enterprise business process and goals.
  • Automate processes wherever possible.
  • Create and manage Azure DevOps projects, git repositories, and pipelines.
  • Troubleshoot development issues brought forth by developers and other architects.
  • Present to your peers on findings of new technologies, enterprise-wide issues, and enhancements you have made to better the mission.

Required Experience and Skills

  • 2 – 3 years of strong professional experience as a Microsoft Azure cloud systems architect is required.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience with other cloud providers, such as AWS or GCP is highly desired.
  • 5 – 8 years of professional experience in information systems engineering or another related field is required.
  • 5 years of professional experience supporting middleware such as API Management, IT Service Automation tools, and batch job services is highly desired.
  • Experience with .Net application development in a DevOps environment is highly desired.
  • 2 – 3 years of professional experience in administration of ESRI GIS software is highly desired.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience with Enterprise Architecture is required.
  • Microsoft Azure certification is highly desired.


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