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Enterprise Infrastructure Architect at Citrix Systems in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

What we're looking for:

As the Enterprise Infrastructure Architect you will lead in architecting, designing, and delivering technical solutions for both on-premise and Cloud platforms working with multiple technical & business functions. You will be responsible for working with stakeholders to define and deliver solutions in a secure way, that address current issues and future opportunities aligning to the company strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business and IT Leaders to identify the opportunities and understand the current challenges which can be fulfilled through technology capabilities.

  • Develop solutions, proposal, effort estimation and presentation for DC design Compute, Storage and backup solutions

  • Develop Architecture, high level and low level physical logical DC, storage and back design drawings and design documents.

  • Analyze technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve from user experience, efficiency and effectiveness perspective

  • Act as the primary or lead solution architect on large scale enterprise initiatives. Create the appropriate architectural documents that describe systems, integrations, data relationships, networking and other key concepts.

  • Cloud design - setting operational and architectural standards - Azure, GCP and AWS

  • Conduct strategic and tactical level planning to develop infrastructure technical roadmap in partnership with other technology leaders

  • Influence/lead cross departmental teams drivingvision/goals/initiatives,and be the strategic advisor for VP, Enterprise Infrastructure Services partnering with the Enterprise Architect.

  • Act as the lead technical solution architect within the Enterprise Infrastructure Services Team. Provide subject-matter expertise, best practices, technical approaches, and strategic plan to push Enterprise Infrastructure Services as a best run services for Citrix

  • Assist in negotiating enterprise level agreements with technical vendors, outsourcers, and contractors partnering with Procurement by providing appropriate value association for the particulartechnology/service/solution

  • Be the thought leader and driver for innovation by:

    • Performing research activities to identify emerging technologies and trends that may affect the enterprise.

    • Assisting in vendor/product selection activities including the development of vendor/product evaluation models used in Requests for Proposal (RFP's).

    • Designing and overseeing efforts in building effective Proof of Concept demonstrations and socialize the results throughout the enterprise and all levels of management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 15+ years' experience of infrastructure management/technical architecture leadership in a global IT environment.

  • Broad base of technical knowledge in IT systems including but not limited to compute, storage, telecommunications, networking, datacenter technologies; core services such as RBAC/IAM, PAM, Active Directory EDNS, Key/Cert MGM, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience with automation/configuration management using various tools and scripting languages

  • Knowledge of Security Certifications - PCI, ISO 27001, SOC II, FedRAMP and other regulatory standards.

  • Experience managing security infrastructure compliance and risk management.

  • Agile frameworkknowledge/experience.

  • In-depth experience with Cloud services - Amazon Web Services/Microsoft Azure/Google Cloud Platform solutions, architecture, related technologies and their interdependencies.

  • Knowledge of MS Active Directory.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as, excellent written and verbal skills

  • Proven experience in project management and leadership skills


  • Requires mastery level knowledge of job area obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have deep knowledge of project management.

  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience; or Master's degree with 8 years; or PhD with 5 years of experience.

What you're looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It's a simple philosophy that guides everything we do - including how we work. If you're an engineer, we'll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we'd love to talk.

Functional Area:

IT Systems Engineering

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we're all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You'll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We'll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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