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Senior Architect - IT Infrastructure

Framingham, MA 01701
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**Sr Architect II IT Infrastructure**

**Meet the Team**

At Staples our Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples Technical Operations & Cloud Engineering Team provides resilient and efficient infrastructure for the business applications as well as associated critical support of these platforms. We continuously maximize our value through optimizing our efficiencies, expanding abilities, improving agility, and skillsets of the team to best support evolving business requirements. Technology Operations and Cloud Engineering (TOCE) is responsible for the Architecture, Engineering, and Operations of Staples core IT infrastructure, network, telephony, and collaboration platforms. Additionally, the team supports Staples eCommerce platforms and nearly 200 locations including corporate, sales offices, and supply chain facilities across North America as well as 1102 US Retail stores from a network and telephony perspective.

**Your Role**

As a Sr Architect II you will be responsible for the Research, Design, Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of various Infrastructure Technologies. The successful candidate for this position will be well versed in current Server and Storage Technologies, detail oriented, and have excellent problem-solving skills. The focus of this position will be to provide the organization with a senior level of technical skill with respect to VMWARE, SAN, and NAS Storage Solutions. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of Server Hardware, Networking, converged infrastructure and how these entities are integrated into the infrastructure to support the corporate goals, business applications, product solutions, and their operational requirements.

**What Youll Do**

+ Infrastructure design and documentation

+ Development of VMWARE, NAS, SAN Fabric, Block Storage and Data Protections Best Practices

+ Guidance and advice on ESX and Storage strategy

+ Overall project development activities and successful implementation including communications

+ Assessment and recommendation regarding the overall infrastructure health

+ NAS and SAN Fabric Performance and Capacity Management

+ Proactively monitor infrastructure for optimal performance

+ Define infrastructure requirements for the implementation of new applications

+ Provide technical support for Staples' Lines of Business representatives and IT organization as required

+ Maintain relationships with third party technical support providers and vendors

+ Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

+ Provide technical support for complex production systems and services

**Who You Are**

You are an innovative problem solver who is passionate about using technology to drive the business while working as part of a collaborative, agile team.


**The Skills You Bring**

+ Bachelors Degree

+ Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in storage administration and VMWARE administration

+ Minimum of 3 years of systems (Windows, UNIX, Linux, ESX) administration and Scripting (Perl, Shell, Python and etc) experience

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Storage Technologies: EMC PMAX, Isilon, HP 3Par, NetApp Unity SAN Directors: Cisco

+ Operating Systems: ESX, AIX, VMWare, Linux, and Windows

+ Hands-on Experience with Converged Infrastructure (Support and Design) Cisco UCS

+ Database concepts: DB2, Oracle, and Mongo

+ Experience with vRealize Operations and Zerto Replication for disaster recovery

+ Experience with large storage environments (5PB+) and Data Protection Technologies: Symantec NetBackup, DataDomain

+ Background designing and supporting Disk arrays, and converged Infrastructure

+ Understanding of SAFe Agile Framework

+ Experience with providing data and creating dashboards in Splunk

+ Lead large scale projects and enterprise class deployments

+ Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Effective written and verbal communication skills

+ Excellent broad experience in project delivery in large scale enterprises

_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-06-16 Expires: 2020-08-16

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