Enterprise Design Architect

  • ClearPointe
  • 09/27/2017
Full time Consultant Design Engineering Information Technology

Job Description


Enterprise Design Architect


Information Technology

Job Status



Commensurate upon experience

Job Summary

The Enterprise Design Architect leads scoping, design and implementation efforts on behalf of the ClearPointe Professional Services Group.  This position reports to the Director of Professional Services and will assist the Director in the evaluation, scoping and writing of Statements of Work, RFIs, RFPs, and Technology Roadmaps while also owning implementation deliverables on agreed upon engagements. 

The Enterprise Design Architect must possess and maintain a deep, diverse technology skill set and exude an “expert” level of technical maturity and implementation skill – both with peers and clients.   This position requires expert communication/listening/writing skills as the Enterprise Design Architect is responsible for hearing, validating, developing and executing on technical strategies that are in alignment with client business drivers and demands.  A deep understanding of virtualization and cloud technologies/direction is critical to the success of this position. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Must be effectively able to translate client business drivers to technical design & implementation of:
    • Network Infrastructure (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Load Balancers)
    • Microsoft Core Applications (Exchange / SQL / Data Protection Manager / System Center)
    • Virtualization Technologies (Citrix, Microsoft, VMWare) and associated dependencies
    • Backup Technologies encompassing both Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
    • Security offerings and “best practice” configurations to limit client exposure; HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOX and/or FDA compliance experience preferred
    • Private Cloud and Datacenter Technologies
    • Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and other cloud offerings
  • Evaluates and develops proficiency in new and emerging technologies
  • Listens and translates client non-technical business requirements into technical solutions
  • Capable of producing thorough, well-written deliverables for SOW RFI, RFP and Technology Roadmap engagements
  • Must continually meet and/or exceed mutually agreed upon implementation timelines and deliverables for scoped project work
  • Must be a “self-starter” – capable of owning and delivering on tasks with limited supervision
  • Assists ClearPointe Operations with peer review and guidance on technology details that affect ClearPointe Managed Services

General Requirements

  • Strong experience in interfacing with customers
  • Proven ability to “write” and “present” technology solutions to clients
  • 10+ years of broad IT experience, with exposure to the following focus areas:
    • Core network infrastructure
    • Virtualization and storage technologies in “highly available” configurations
    • Microsoft Server Operating Systems, “core critical” applications and associated roles/features/services
    • Backup solutions for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    • Cloud technologies and private/public workload dependencies


  • Bachelor’s degree, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCNA, VCA-DCV preferred

Important Notices 

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or deleted by management to meet the business needs of the Company.  On occasion, work may be required beyond normal office hours. 

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