Architect and deploy cloud-based systems that meet the stringent performance and availability requirements of the Managed Services ecosystem.
Design and implement scalable, high-performance, high-availability private cloud environments on-premise as well as manage/integrate 3rd Party virtual private cloud environments and provide a seamless application experience across the hybrid cloud environment.
Serve as virtualization and cloud technology evangelist and implement scalability and performance maturity model for Enterprise Platforms.
Manage configuration and provision of enterprise applications from scratch or from existing templates, their load balancing, fault-tolerance and implement tools and technologies for normalized management and instrumentation of compute, network and storage resources.
Can play a hands-on architect role and should be able to display management and leadership qualities for the rollout of best-practices, and policies & procedures.
Collaborate with other operational divisions and Sales in managing the cost structure and estimation to derive the best implementation strategies
Support high visibility projects concurrently in a rapid application development environment and must be able to adapt to fast changing priorities.
Manage and support multiple concurrent and auto-scalable Production & Test environments, system upgrades, cloning procedures, and their performance tuning.
Define metrics and KPIs for future infrastructure management and planning.
Plan, define, develop, deliver, maintain, and manage Operations policies, procedures, resources, and project commitments.
Serve as escalation point for technical issues and provide supervision to prevent, detect, identify, and resolve incidents.
Serve as a mentor and develop effective training programs for the team members.
Should be highly motivated, self-driven and be able to contribute individually in addition to providing team leadership.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Establish and manage communication channels within and among departments being the liaison to provide customer feedback to the Senior Management Team.
7+ years hands-on experience with virtualization technologies viz. Xen, VMware, Citrix Cloud and VCloud Director.
5+ years strong experience in managing enterprise applications infrastructure. Datacenter experience is preferred.
Strong experience in managing applications in load balanced environment.
Strong experience with Linux operating systems and their commands/tools.
Strong experience in scripting languages such as Shell/Perl/Python.
Experience in network and security architecture.
Experience in working with Java, Web Services, SOA.
Have familiarity with Application Servers.
Have a passion for learning and using new technologies.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills including, mentoring, coaching, presentation skills and the ability to interact with colleagues at all technical levels
Dynamic, energetic, motivated, positive outlook with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of customers at all levels in area of specialty and communicate these requirements to technical staff