Solutions Architect

Houston, TX
Job Terms:
posted by:
David Baio

Job Description:

Seeking a Solutions Architect with a strong background in Enterprise Servers, Virtualization and Storage Backup Solutions for a 3-6+ mo project at our technology client in Houston!

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Server Operating Systems including Server 2016
• Working knowledge of storage protocols such as NFS, iSCSI and CIFS/SMB
• Familiarity with RDSH and VDI and brokering concepts
• Familiarity with Citrix
• Working knowledge of Microsoft desktop OS including Windows 7 and Windows 10
• Basic understanding of client server and storage management tools or a similar understanding of requirements for managing data center infrastructure
• Understanding of concepts around user data redirection including group policies and third party vendor technologies such as VMware UEM, Liquidware Labs, AppSense and others

Highly Desirable:
• Familiarity with PowerShell from an operations perspective
• Understanding of Storage Spaces
• Prior experience writing persuasive technical documents

Project Tasks:
• Design Microsoft RDS architecture on Hyper V with Storage Spaces Direct with client's servers
• Perform testing to demonstrate the effectiveness of the architecture
• Write an architectural document (Reference Architecture / Reference Configuration) to explain a generic VDI customer use case and document how the designed architecture addresses the needs of the use case
• Explain the design considerations that were made in developing the target architecture
• Highlight and explain key client differentiators: ProLiant servers, client management software, etc.
• Write the paper using client RA/RC template
• Support, correct, revise document as needed during the Peer Review process (generally, 1-2 weeks)

Project Deliverable:
• Completed technical white paper (aka, Reference Architecture or Reference Configuration)

Client Description:



No corp-to-corp
Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S.
Role is onsite at client site