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Infra Solutions Architect 4
Ref No.: 14-01640
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Department of Transportation
Richmond, VA
6 months

In Person Only

VDOT Infra Solutions Architect 4
*local candidates strongly preferred
*ONLY in-person interviews will be conducted, NO Skype, NO exceptions
*please do not resubmit candidates who were submitted to the previous requirements - 387342, 373860 and/or 389976. The agency needs new candidates only

Seeking a highly skilled, technologically diverse, senior-level engineer with experience working in multi-tiered server environments. Daily tasks include but not limited to, technical solution design and delivery, application deployment, and application operations. This position will provide technical guidance and support in the areas of server and applications architecture, systems design and integration, specialized code deployments, and Internet/Intranet deployment. Position will be involved in many aspects of Engineering & Technology section in VDOT's IT Division in supporting a sundry of agency applications. Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete assigned project responsibilities under limited supervision. Able to analyze business requirements and define solutions to address complex business needs. Extensive systems administration experience on the Windows Server platform, including the following technologies: SQL Server Administration, including experience with SQL Clustering, SQL DB Encryption and recovery, Application High-Availability, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, BizTalk admin experience is desired, as well as experience in web infrastructure design and operations including IP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, load balancing, firewall rules, failover, monitoring, diagnostics, performance tuning, etc. Experience in architecting Microsoft Internet/Intranet solutions, SQL migrations, query writing, ability to understand and perform limited custom coding for different solutions. Possess high aptitude for problem-solving and trouble-shooting. Knowledge of requirements and tools for application, database and server security and mitigate risks for audit points. Prepares detailed system deployment documentation and operations manuals. Installs and configures application software for various project teams meeting project deadlines. Ability to asses needs, make recommendations and perform installs/upgrades of application software as required. Experience and skills in prevailing industry architecture and engineering methodologies such as ITIL. Works closely with client/application architects, senior managers, and project managers to design and assist with the implementation of the solutions infrastructure related components. Ability to work under pressure while meeting project deadlines. Relies on years of experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, while a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. College Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience in applications and server architecture desired.
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SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Cluster Configs and implementation
Required
8
Years
.NETFramework 2.0 - 4.5, IIS, MTS, COM, DCOM, Microsoft DTS and SSIS packages
Required
8
Years
Server administration of Microsoft Server OS 2003, 2008, 2012
Required
8
Years
Application and infrastructure architecture design experience and knowledge of firewall security
Required
8
Years
Visual Interdev 6.0, ASP, XML coding
Required
5
Years
BizTalk 2010, Administration and experience creating custom adapters
Required
2
Years
JavaScript, Apache TomCat
Required
3
Years
Unix/Linux OS System Admin
Desired
2
Years
IBM WebSphere DataStage and QualityStage 8.1 running on AIX UNIX
Desired
2
Years
K2 Blackpearl
Nice to have
6
Months
Global Candidate Requirements
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of Experience
Expertise Rating
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Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
In what city/state does candidate reside?
Question 4
Does your candidate's experience match or exceed the skills listed above and the number of years of experience with each sklll? This is a must!
Question 5
Was this candidate previously submitted to either 387342, 373860 and/or 389976? The agency needs new candidates ONLY
Question 6
Is candidate willing and able to travel to Richmond, VA for a personal interview? Manager will ONLY conduct in person interviews, NO exceptions, NO Skype.
Question 7
Does your contract agree to completing the entire engagement?
Question 8
How soon after an offer can your candidate start?