Kforce Program Architect in Peoria, Illinois

A Kforce client is seeking to add a Principal IT Architect focused around Cloud & Data Center Strategy for the enterprise. This position is in Peoria, Illinois (IL).Overview: This position will include creating strategic roadmaps and architecture designs to enable cloud and modernize the technology platforms. This position will provide the catalyst and change how our client does business. They are seeking someone with in depth experience with infrastructure stack and cloud technologies, in addition design is a must they have to be qualified for this role. Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the development and alignment of the IT roadmaps with the IT and business strategy

  • Ensure programs maintain an enterprise-wide view to support adoption of standards and practices and promote reuse

  • Lead Architecture design of end to end enterprise integrated systems that serves multiple business functions

  • Lead the design and implementation of enterprise data model and metadata structures

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology-related field or equivalent experience

  • 15-20 years related experience and recognition as a domain expert is necessary

  • A certification in Architecture or a related, relevant field is highly desirable but not required

  • Experience in multiple business processes or organizations and experience in multiple IT disciplines is highly beneficial

  • Azure/AWS experience (Leaning towards implementing AWS) (Certifications in AWS would be a big plus but not required)

  • Experience with strategy development and architecture background-Candidate needs to be a senior architect

  • Experience with the data center, colocation specifically

  • Must have an insurance background

  • Architecture Modeling

  • Experience with co-located data centers, or moving, consolidating or building data centers

  • Experience with Disaster Recovery and Business Resumption Planning

  • In depth knowledge of infrastructure stack including Network, Server and Storage and cloud connectivity models

  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex enterprise solutions on salesforce.com, Azure, and/or AWS platform

  • Experience in integrating internal solutions with cloud applications including data integration, and security services

  • Experience implementing cloud broker or managed services is a plus

  • Candidate will be developing the cloud strategy and working on data center colocations; putting together the digital strategy around the data center and cloud, experience should be primarily focused around Microsoft

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years