Technical Architect/ IT Resiliency Team Engineer


Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

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Technical Architect/ IT Resiliency Team Engineer
Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Technical Architect/ IT Resiliency Team Engineer
Duration: 12 months
Location: Chicago, IL (onsite)
Job Description:
  • The Disaster Recovery Engineer will be responsible for evaluating and engineering complex IT infrastructure solutions across a vast range of technologies within the IT Resiliency Team.
  • The engineer must have strong program management skills to work with cross function infrastructure and application owners to assess, design, and implement technical solutions for the Disaster Recovery program.
  • The engineer should be able to troubleshoot, identify root cause, and seek a formal solution with other teams as required.
  • This hands-on role must have experience with data center, networking, security, storage, virtualization, database, and middleware technologies.
  • As an expert, the Disaster Recovery Engineer will be on a team that will deliver end-to-end technical resiliency solutions to the organization, utilizing the latest technologies and leveraging automation mechanisms for reducing recovery times. The Disaster Recovery Engineer should have a solid understanding of program management and leadership skills to engage various teams. Responsibilities for this role include:
  • Independently implements technical solutions and delivers projects end-to-end working autonomously, while providing updates to stakeholders.
  • Performs analysis of complex functional and business requirements. Prepares and delivers solutions for others.
  • Leads design activities, working with architects from various technical teams.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise and exerts influence outside of immediate team. Develops innovative team solutions to complex problems. Contributes to strategic direction for teams.
  • Applies in-depth or broad technical knowledge to provide maintenance solutions across one or more technology areas.
  • Performs solution design in collaboration with multiple stakeholders. Applies new technologies and leads design of highly complex infrastructure and software solutions.
  • Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for the Resiliency Team.
  • Evaluates, develop, and oversee resiliency strategy across development and engineering teams.
  • Advances the DR automation effort of applications and business capabilities.
  • Collaborates closely with teams participating in strategic planning, facilitating cross-team solution reviews, and communicating strategy direction.
  • Maintains an effective technical network across technical SMEs and architects for multiple service areas
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years as Technical Architect/Systems Administrator/Systems Engineer operating at enterprise scale.
  • 3+ years as a Team lead role that can engage and deliver projects to completion
  • Advanced technical problem-solving skills.
  • Practical experience in both technology infrastructure and application development architectures.
  • Infrastructure and service architecture & engineering experience, including functional and technical requirements gathering, and solution development.
  • Strong system analysis and service development experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of DR experience
  • Automation experience
  • Financial or Regulatory domain experience a plus
  • VMWare vRO experience a plus
  • Service Now experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Fusion a plus

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/monthly.

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