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IT Architect

Company: ADT
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview: At ADT, weve been in the business of helping save lives for more than 145 years. As the number one smart home security provider serving residential and business customers, our people are our most important asset. Headquartered in Boca Raton, FL and at more than 200 locations across North America, our employees help empower our customers to live more secure and confident lives. Join our team and help us protect what matters most. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram. Position Summary: ADT is a dynamic organization and is embarking on a multi-year Business & IT Transformation. The Technical Architect is a key leadership role within ADTs IT and will be responsible to drive overall architecture of core infrastructure across all data center footprints. The role requires deep and wide technical infrastructure expertise combined with organizational savvy and the ability to influence strategy. Finally, as a key driver of ADTs Transformation, this role requires a natural curiosity combined with an unrelenting pursuit of The Art of the Possible. The IT Architect is responsible to create ADTs core infrastructure strategies and standards, across multiple technology domains. The Architect works and collaborates with other Architects across ADT to ensure core infrastructure technologies align with and enables a comprehensive end-to-end solutions architecture. The role is a key leadership role within ADT IT and will have direct impact to ADTs Transformation, including ADTs Cloud-First solution principle. Duties and Responsibilities: Drive innovation, technology roadmaps, and setup key partner quarterly business and technology reviews. Monitor systems performance, ensure capacity planning is performed. Proactive in assessing and providing recommendations for improvement and perform as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor, and change agent. Establish a comprehensive charge back, show back model. Work with project teams and assist with cost modeling across compute, storage, licenses, and data protection. Assist the Director is capital and expense budget forecasting. Proactively monitor capacity and propose refreshes or capacity add across all stacks. May perform a leadership role as Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments. Participate to develop and manage ongoing enterprise architecture governance structure on basis of business plus IT strategies. Perform as a trusted IT consultant with business leaders to develop IT infrastructure solutions and identify prospective impact on business. Stimulate evaluation plus selection of entire infrastructure architecture standards commensurate with ITs business partners. Consult project teams to fit infrastructure architecture assignments and identify need to modify infrastructure architecture to attain project requirements. Identify enterprise requirements for structures, resources and cultural modifications required to support infrastructure architecture. Ensure documentation of architecture design and evaluation work in the domains of responsibility. Participate in enterprise architecture activities representing the domains of responsibility. Lead and develop technology roadmaps for domains of responsibility. Act as an escalation point for support related activities for the domains of responsibility. Develop and execute communication plus education plan for core infrastructure support and operational teams. Proficient in workload migration strategies across hybrid data centers, including On-prem, CoLo, SaaS and Cloud. Evaluate and recommend new products and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies for enterprise application. Work across several business areas as a visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction of future projects. Provide advanced multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in technical architecture and design. Collaborate, define, and maintain effective and efficient designs to optimize performance. Teaches others the technical, functional knowledge and skills needed to achieve results at the optimum level of performance. Play a lead role in the evaluation of third-party software applications and components targeted for possible integration into the overall solution, including strategic applications, tools, and utilities. Assist the Director in shifting workloads from tactical to strategic level through efficiencies and identify any outsourcing potentials. Compensation: The payrange for this role is $40,894 - $58,420 anuallyand is based on experience and qualifications. Benefits: Medical, Dental and vision insurance Paid Time Off 401(k) plan with company matching contribution Supplemental Voluntary Benefits Tuition Reimbursement Employee Referral Program Employee Discount Program Education: Four (4) year degree Advanced degree preferred Experience: 10+ years of experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting service and network areas. Certifications: Demonstrated certification in one or more technical domains. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In depth knowledge of VDI across hybrid data center footprint. Citirx backend XenServer (CVAD) design, implementation, migration, and road map strategies, experience is highly desired. Thorough understanding of enterprise level Storage design and operation, i.e., Dell EMC, Pure, IBM etc. Structured, unstructured and Tier storage pools, SDWAN, storage virtualization concepts. Extensive experience with Intel based commodity platforms (HCI), implementation, consolidation, scale and refresh is required. E.g., Vblock, MX Blade, VxRail, HPE and UCS. Concrete knowledge of large corporate level data protection & Anti Ransomware methodologies, including design and implementation utilizing enterprise level products. I.e., Cohesity, Dell Data Domain across multi cloud and on-prem site. Expert in diverse hypervisor knowledge on industry leading VMWare and RHEV across hybrid environment. Cloud experience is a major plus. Understanding of mid-range platforms, capacity management, AIX, RHEL and other flavors of Unix OS. Both on-prem as well as in the public cloud. Functional experience with building strategies around IaaS (service model), DevOps, Public cloud. Outline design and best practices for optimal business processes. Understanding of Enterprise scripting tools: Terraform (Multi cloud, Iaas), Ansible, RH Satellite, SCCM, PowerShell Functional knowledge of stack consolidation, Data Center footprint reduction, cost optimization, workload migration on multi-cloud environment. Core concepts and tools for IAC modeling: Automation, IPAM, Continuous configuration management, Component analytics. Very strong in presentation skills, and the ability to communicate plans, processes in all directions. Proficient in driving complex technology roadmaps across Core Infrastructure stacks: Hypervisor, Citrix, HCI, Midrange, Storage, Data Protection, Ransomware, OS, middleware. Strong knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Visio and any other technical mapping tools. Compensation: The pay range for this role is $113,000- $142,000+annually and is based on experience and qualifications. Medical, dental and vision insurance Paid time off 401(k) plan with company matching contribution Supplemental voluntary benefits Tuition reimbursement Employee referral program Employee discount program ADT LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and do our best to foster a culture and environment where every employee feels valued. Our goal is to serve our customers and help save lives. We can achieve this goal when we have the best talent working in an environment where employees feel included and recognized. Visit us online at to learn more.

Keywords: ADT, Boca Raton , IT Architect, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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