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IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect - Buffalo, NY

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Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 149048 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect - Buffalo, NY to join our team in Buffalo, New York (US-NY), United States (US).

In this Solutions Architect position, you will provide architectural oversight governance direction in Enterprise Architectural capacity for an existing NTT Data Services client(s) primarily focused on IT Infrastructure. In this position you will review business problems and provide enterprise architecture input to scope through implementation of technical solutions primarily focused on IT infrastructure.  Scope of work will include providing EA guidance to client(s) involving technology standardization, technology road mapping, pattern development and solution design / review in a trusted advisory capacity.


**Currently and Ideally, we are looking for an onsite resource to work at the client's Buffalo, NY Location. Being local for this role is ideal. 


Role Responsibilites:

This position will provide architectural outputs that include identification and creation of technical standards, patterns, and capabilities with focus on IT infrastructure.   The position will require direct engagement with client and account leadership in an Enterprise Architectural capacity.  The role requires a Thought Leader ownership mentality and acting in a trusted advisor to both account and client leadership in areas of infrastructure technology and its delivery.  This individual will also interface directly with internal EAs to identify broader technology standards, patterns and whitepaper publications in one or more areas of compute, storage, network, security, and/or data protection.  The role leads a broad set of infrastructure architectural direction for one or many clients to address business needs and challenges and will work with engineering and delivery teams to oversee implementation of new or modified infrastructure.


 Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years’ experience with two or more of the following Enterprise solutioning and architecture stewardship: Virtualization, Storage, Database, Network, Security, Data Protection, general IT and/or Infrastructure

  • 5+ years working with multiple IT vendors (VARs, MSPs, OEMs) in a solution design capacity

  • 2+ years experience with a hyperscale Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Alibaba, GCS)


Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Must be able to work in a global multiple team environment and communicate effectively and directly with client leadership levels up to CIO/CTO levels

  • 10+ years driving Thought Leader ownership role with Project Engineers and Ops steady-state team members across multiple technology domains

  • Strong experience in either management or solution design of infrastructure supporting mission critical applications.  Strong high-level understanding of enterprise applications a significant plus such as SAP R/3, HANA, Oracle RAC, Hadoop, SaaS like O365, etc.

  • 2+ years formal Solution Pricing / Costing experience including the development of end-to-end bill of materials, cost modeling, and TCO/ROI calculations – for Managed Service a plus

  • 5+ years’ Experience in providing architectural and technical guidance to teams during installation, configuration and management of IT infrastructure systems and services

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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