Microsoft Infrastructure Architect Project Leadership Associates
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PLA seeks an experienced Microsoft Infrastructure Architect to help us continue to grow our Advanced Infrastructure Services practice in Houston, TX. The position will be directly responsible for leading clients through architecture design sessions for Microsoft infrastructure related solutions along with implementing the solutions and documenting those findings in a comprehensive plan.
The position will also participate in client presales activities as well as enterprise virtualization and storage assessments, design, and implementation. This is a great opportunity to get involved with multiple platforms and expand your technical skill set.
This is a direct hire position (not contract).
Experience designing and planning virtual environments around Microsoft Hyper-V and the System Center Suite, also involving high-availability and clustering leveraging SAN technologies
Experience with the Microsoft System Center Suite (2007 and 2012) particularly Virtual Machine Manager, App Controller, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager, and Orchestrator (Opalis)
Extensive knowledge about general virtualization and SAN best practices
Strong Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2 and 2003. Technologies include Active Directory, Remote Desktop Services, DirectAccess, Clustering, Network Access Protection, Dynamic Access Control, BranchCache, and others.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Azure services
Basic knowledge of storage products such as StorSimple, EMC (CLARiiON, Celerra and VNX), NetApp, etc as it pertains to leveraging virtualization
Experience with multi-server environments running VMWare ESX/ESXi/vSphere products and associated management applications (vCenter Server, Orchestrator, Veeam, etc.)
Knowledge of Datacenter infrastructure including DNS, PXE, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, MS Exchange, AntiVirus, Security
Knowledge of server hardware platforms such as HP, Dell, and Cisco UCS.
Experience with SQL Server a plus
Experience with LAN/WAN a plus
Microsoft virtualization certifications
Microsoft System Center certifications
VMware VCP 4 and 5 a plus
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|Company Profile:||Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is a business and technology consulting firm that empowers small, mid-market and enterprise organizations with services across four core solution groups: 1) Strategy & Execution, 2) Business Operations, 3) Applications and 4) Infrastructure. We focus on delivering all of our services with industry leading thought-leadership, seasoned senior consultants and strong business understanding. As our name suggests, we hire experienced consultants with strong business and technical backgrounds, capable of leading projects to successful completion.
PLA has been consistently ranked among Crain's Chicago Businesses' Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List as an annual recognition of our growth, performance, and for maintaining profitability since its founding in 1998. With headquarters in Chicago and branch offices in Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, PLA is uniquely poised to offer a broad array of business and IT consultancy services that work collaboratively with clients to help them realize substantial results. Project Leadership Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
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