Global Systems Architect


Gallagher


Posted Under: Rolling Meadows, Illinois jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 60008
Posted On: 2021-05-05

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive, and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.**Job Summary:**The Systems Architect/Engineering role is based on planning and execution of technology, with contribution to broader planning within areas of the Systems Infrastructure stack including on premises and cloud technology. The focus is on the creation of global reference designs and deployment where the individual is building towards becoming an area expert. They consider the size, resources, data needs, desired user experience and budget of each business unit to determine its global needs. Candidate is expected to be subject-area experts in Microsoft Cloud Technologies, Orchestration, General Cloud Technology, and related technologies.**Key Responsibilities:**The Systems Architect works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues that require state of the art technical or industry knowledge. The Systems Architect is expected to take work, decompose, and assess the work and then articulate a strategy. The Architect is expected partner across all areas to carry the solution to delivery and then transition to operations staff.**Essential System Architect/Engineering Duties and Skills:**+ Provide solutions for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure configurations+ Provide solutions for On-Premise Microsoft Stack and integration with cloud technologies+ Regular usage of Azure Portal and Office 365 Portal+ Provide solutions for MDM implementations for Gallagher's mobile workforce+ Provide leadership during meetings and interface with various technical teams during meetings+ Experience with public cloud infrastructure (Azure and AWS)+ Experience with Orchestration Tools such as SCORCH, Puppet, or Ansible+ Solid experience with scripting languages such as Python or Powershell+ Experience with Datacenter Technology such as HPe servers.+ Working knowledge of different storage types and connectivity methods.+ Experience with the Microsoft Stack (such as Active Directory, Azure AD, DNS, Group Policies, Messaging, MQ, and Windows Server)+ Proven experience developing strategic system architecture plans+ Extensive experience in system and network creation and development+ Solid track record in prioritizing and executing tasks when under extreme pressure+ Experience providing guidance and leadership to novice systems engineers**Description of the Ideal Candidate:**+ 10 years technical experience in an IT Infrastructure Engineering or Architect role in a large, global multi-site environment+ Demonstrated strength in technical leadership in a highly collaborative, multi-divisional environment+ Flexible to handle changing work priorities+ Excellent communication skills - speaking, writing (including processes and procedures), and listening+ Demonstrated process improvement capabilities+ Project management experience+ 4 yr. technical or business degree, or equivalent years of experience**Reporting Relationship:**--- Reports to the Manager of GTS Global Systems ArchitectureU.S. Eligibility Requirements:+ Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered+ Must be 18 years of age or older+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization+ Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosureGallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.\#LI-Remote\#LI-JK1**Job:** _Information Technology_**Organization:** _Corp - Home Office_**Title:** _Global Systems Architect_**Location:** _Illinois-Rolling Meadows_**Requisition ID:** _69903_

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