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Systems Architect

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 03/29/2019 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 3449

As a Systems Architect you will be responsible for the design, configuration, operation and maintenance on networking and computer systems including hardware, software, web portals, internet and intranet connections, firewalls, servers, and security that allow company infrastructure to function. You will need consider to the size, resources, data needs, desired user experience and budget of each company to determine its computing needs.


  • Plan, design and implement systems supporting the organization’s business requirements

  • Define system requirements based on user/client needs, cost and required integration with existing applications, systems, and/or platforms

  • Define technical standards and functionality tests

  • Work with engineers and administrators to ensure that response time, availability, data integrity and disaster recovery planning meet business requirements

  • Lead and design system and application security model

  • Serve as technical lead and expert


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Expert in systems development and design working with various technologies, systems and networks

  • Demonstrate experience in the planning, design and management of highly available systems supporting business critical applications

  • Strong ability to identify, interpret and evaluate system and network requirements

  • Experience with performance tuning and capacity planning

  • Experience with virtualization, cloud systems, storage systems and storage protocols

  • Experience in managing backup, recovery, upgrades and security patching

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills


    Our Benefits?

    Comprehensive medical, dental and vision



    OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer

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