Close date: September 5, 2016Start date: 09/27/2016End date: 3/26/2018Duration: 18 monthsHours per week: 40Task order #HBITS-04-03635This is a full-time position.Hours are: 8:30 – 5:00 preferred Job location is Albany, New York Description: The implementation of a new Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) and the addition of the Fetal Death Module will allow for the goal of the migration from a paper-based system to an electronic system. The Technical Architect activities and responsibilities that will be required in this project include but are not limited to:· Under direction from ITS staff, developing, configuring, installing, and maintaining the VMWare infrastructure and Windows server operating systems in a multi-platform mission critical environment including changes, break fix, tuning and optimization, builds and security hardening, etc.· Perform daily system maintenance tasks, service delivery, system functionality and availability and keeping technology current with the industry standards and best practice.· Assist the project team to build, maintain, and support development ,QA test and Production environments and infrastructure (e.g. backup system, storage, etc.) in order to establish a proper development environment for EDRS· Assist the project team with hardware and system software installation/configuration/optimization to meet the requirements of the system design· Document the final system configuration, installation and operation procedure of the development/QA and production environment in order to make sure the Systems Design Document is current· Monitor performance and availability of hardware, services, and applications to ensure that the development environment does not impact the project schedule, and that the production environment meets system requirements needs· Participate in testing, evaluation, and implementation of related software products (including new products, software packages, operating systems, and facilities) in order to ensure the software used in the project is compatible from end-to-end· Making recommendations for forecasting the growth of the Virtualization and Windows server environments, designing/engineering recommendations for upgrades, technology shifts and redesigns to stay current, competitive and provide an optimized backend infrastructure Technical Architect: Technical expert centered around a technology, technologies or a portfolio of applications- Designing and implementing Information Technology solutionsExpert Skill Level (84+ Months experience): Candidate is able to provide leadership of large teams and/or extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field Required Qualifications84+ months of experience as a Systems Administrator/Engineer responsible for managing Windows based operating systems and hardware and a virtualized infrastructure environment.VMware, ESXi, vSphere, VMWare Update Manager. 84+ months of experience in implementation of clustering, failover/recovery and load balancing strategies for Windows servers in VMWare environment. 84+ Months of experience in SQL Server and Oracle database environments. 84+ Months of experience in System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 84+ Months of experience in System Center Application Performance Monitoring (APM) 36 Months of experience in Active Directory and System Center Orchestrator24 Months of experience in Active Directory and System Center Do you anticipate any absences during the engagement period? If so, please list the start and end date for each absence.What dates can you interview for this position that are at least 7 days after the due date (see due date above)?Do you have a Skype ID? If so, please provide it. If not, please get one ASAP, it is free. A Skype interview will be required as part of the hiring process.If selected, you will need to start the job within 10 days.If selected, you will need to pass a background investigation (BGI).
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