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IT Architect

Synergy America, Inc Dearborn ,MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking IT Architect Permanent Role in Dearborn, MI.


Skills for IT Architect:

Required Qualifications:

·         Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field or applicable professional certification and/or eight to ten years relevant technical and analytical experience.

·         Requirements include the same as previous in job family plus strong technical, analytic, design and development experience.

Extensive experience in/with:

·         Developing and implementing multiple architecture frameworks, models and integrated strategies to support enterprise requirements

·         Use of leading-edge tools and model-based development

·         Vendor management to ensure resource requirements and timelines are met

·         Monitoring risk and ensuring the operation integrity of each release throughout the project implementation cycle

·         Multi-faceted technology architectures

·         Technical strategic and tactical enterprise project management

·         Developing business plans for technology initiatives


Strong knowledge of:

·         Complex tactical network infrastructure technology

·         Network security and control procedures

·         Strong leadership experience including:

·         Providing technical consultation, mentoring and training to less senior staff

·         Providing technical knowledge and leadership to project teams/technical project maintenance teams

Ability to:

·         Drive project solutions and hold project team members accountable for the successful achievement of solutions

·         Strong written communication skills, including, but not limited to, procedures and technical material preparation and presentation.


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Establish networking environment by Architecting and designing network configurations; directing network installations; documenting and enforcing standards.

·         Maximize network performance by monitoring performance; providing 3rd level troubleshooting on network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with peers on network optimization.

·         Secure network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.

·         Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

·         Report network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information.


·         Cisco Certifications (CCDA, CCNP OR CCNA)

   Experience in/with:

·         Nexus/ACI

·         Configuration and daily support of Cisco ACI and NX-OS

·         Minimum 4 years hands on experience.

·         VMware NSX Network

·         Minimum 2 year hands on experience.

·         Cisco NAC (ISE 802.11x)

·         Cisco Wireless (Identity Services Engine (ISE), Mobility Services Engine (MSE), Prime, Controllers, Aironet Access Points)

·         Meraki Wireless

·         Cisco 36xx, 37xx, 38xx, 4xxx, 9xxxx, ASR1x

·         LAN/WAN Routing Architecture and Protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP etc.)

·         Network Management Tools (Solar Winds, Gigamon, NetScout)

·         InfoBlox – NetMRI, IPAM

·         SSL VPN

·         Packet Capture Tools


 Experience in/with:

·         Voice and data communication

·         VMware


Responsibilities for IT Architect:

·         Provides the highest level of infrastructure technical expertise and project leadership in the department. 

·         Designs and develops technical and business initiatives and strategies in order to support the infrastructure department and IS goals. 

·         Develops an understanding of the Auto Club Group (ACG) business strategy and competitive environment to ensure technology solutions align with business requirements. 

·         Provides recommendations to senior management regarding new technology, design and system enhancements. 

·         Provides support to Security in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures.

·         Develops work plans and estimates for complex projects and ensures that project teams remain on schedule and within budget. 

·         Monitors risks to ensure the operations integrity of each release throughout the implementation cycle.  Develops and maintains vendor relationships.


Synergy America, Inc


Dearborn, MI