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Systems Architect 1



POSITION SUMMARY: Provides leadership in project execution and design of new or existing systems or applications across multiple functional, system, or module areas.


  • Development and design of system architecture
  • Develop an understanding of the performance of the system with current limitations or bottlenecks
  • Leads system performance analysis utilizing trends, system metrics, and current business transactions, traffic, or usage through the system. From this analysis diagnose or make recommendations for improvements
  • Understand future business growth needs and determines impacts and risks to the system
  • Understand project or release requirements and determine impacts and risks to the system
  • Provide cost-effective architecture recommendations to support the system’s growth, maintain system stability and provide a good user performance experience
  • These recommendations could be infrastructure changes, software to support the application, or configuration recommendations. Solutions or recommendations should also take into account scalability for future growth needs.
  • Research and Identify new technologies to improve system performance and availability.
  • Leads or assists technology and product assessments, performing evaluations as required and making acquisition recommendations.
  • Provides load testing requirements and participates in load testing for releases or any targeted load testing to evaluate performance or determining capacity for future growth.
  • Create and maintain architecture-related artifacts for existing and new solutions.
  • Identifies and develops improvements to procedures and processes to satisfy system architecture requirements and streamline operations.
  • Serves as a business-wide leader in project execution and design of new or existing systems and/or applications
  • Conduct requirements gathering/design sessions for new functionality and customizations
  • Gathers and documents complex requirements for business needs and independently determines complex solution designs across multiple functional/systems/module areas
  • Translates negotiates and communicates architectural and development concepts across development teams
  • Develops project documentation including statements of work, detailed project plans, architecture designs, detailed implementation plans, deployment plans, project test plans, and operational training materials
  • Completes complex troubleshooting and is able to determine the appropriate course of action to deliver actionable results
  • Develops reliable solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business or another relevant field AND a minimum of 9 years relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Outstanding academics with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience in application server administration in Jboss, Websphere, Weblogic, and/or tc server
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation of technology solutions
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a large team or departmental setting
  • Advanced knowledge of infrastructure automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Salt or Chef).
  • Must possess excellent automation skills and the ability to drive initiatives to automate processes.
  • Expertise in Linux environments and scripting languages like Ruby, Python, Go and Shell


  • Superior academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 as a general rule)
  • Previous experience working in a team environment

Client Systems Architect


Englewood, CO 80112

The Client Systems Architect is a highly technical position responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, administration, security, maintenance and support of the Starz/Lionsgate Windows and Apple client/server environments. The Client Systems Architect is a key figure in setting policy and a subject matter expert on Windows and Apple Systems for end users. This position manages all packaging, compliance, life cycle and deployment for Windows and Apple applications. This position also architects, maintains and supports Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Microsoft InTune, JAMF, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and Mobile environments. This position also mentors all other client system engineers and support engineers involved with Windows and Apple Client Systems. This role sets the roadmap for Windows and Apple Client systems at Starz and works in tandem with Lionsgate IT Engineers.


  • Creating and maintaining a strategic vision for Windows and Apple client systems
  • Serve as a technical expert and will lead and work with users and technical peer groups
  • Function as team lead for Windows and Apple client environment, provide oversight on daily activities to set priorities, function as mentor, help with problem escalation, and communicate significant problems or issues to management
  • Participate in the identification of vulnerabilities and their mitigation
  • Participate in the analysis, design and implementation of future infrastructure systems and services
  • Create and maintain documentation on SOPs and system design
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and implement new technologies
  • Perform capacity planning, upgrades and expansion of Windows and Apple Client environments
  • Maintain effective communications with vendors, peers and clients in support of assigned projects
  • Execute change management activities supporting production deployments for projects and other changes
  • Participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation

Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong experience in desktop engineering and endpoint system management, design, architecture experience with configuration and software delivery management systems including CMDB, SCCM, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager and JAMF
  • Experience in Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy management and architecture
  • Strong experience with Windows and Apple client architectures and deployments
  • Experience in software packaging and software delivery methodologies
  • Experience creating, managing and deploying automated Windows and MacOS builds
  • Understand foundations of user experience management, performance testing, and application packaging
  • Enterprise patch management experience
  • Enterprise Mobile Device Management experience
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to convey complex technical solutions to upper management in an easily digestible way.
  • Former Apple, Microsoft or JAMF employee experience is a plus.

Network Architect (Remote)

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

New York, NY 10001•Remote

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Network Architect for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for developing network and related architectures and solutions based on requirements from offering, engineering, and operations, as well as internal & external customers.

This position is part of the Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) located at Corporate HQ in Brea, California and will be either hybrid or fully remote. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Global Network Services (GNS) team and report to the IT Network Manager responsible for network architecture and service delivery covering 150 remote sites globally, 5 data centers, and an ever-growing Cloud footprint. If you thrive in an environment where innovation is part of everyday life, where excellence and high standards are the norm, and where you can make a real impact as Network Architect role and want to work to build a world-class ETS organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical leadership for Global Network Services team.
  • Owner of network technology roadmap includes technology watch, vendor selection, best practices adaption, drive standardization, automation, and engineering validation in the lab.
  • Interact with the various business units to gather requirements, solutions to meet emerging business needs.
  • Lead enterprise-wide projects in relation to design and provisioning of network components.
  • Collaborate with IT Leadership and Business partners to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Work closely with global network team, security team and enterprise architecture (EA) team in defining current and future technology standards.
  • Travel 10% of the year

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years experience in field OR Master's degree in field with 7+ years of experience OR Doctoral degree with 4+ years experience with Juniper JNCIP-ENT certification or Cisco CCNP certification.
  • Technical requirements: Silverpeak/Aruba SDWAN, Cloud networking (AWS & Azure), Juniper networking (switches, firewalls, MIST wifi, Aruba wifi), BGP & OSPF routing protocol, Load balancer (F5 or equivalence)
  • Take ownership of the service delivery process for network components, manage the lifecycle of configuration templates and software versions
  • Lead network team in design and standardization of company LAN, WAN, SDWAN and wireless networks.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Virtualization technology
  • Network automation, scripting and capacity planning
  • VPN, firewalls & packet analysis

Network Architect


Sandy, UT 84070•Remote

Network Architect

Are you comfortable in a high-volume environment?

Are you inquisitive and like to solve problems?

About the Role

The Network Architect is responsible for the design, installation, configuration and administration of network operating system components, server-based software, and hardware. Optimizes, oversees, and supports business communications data and telephony networks including overlaying security technologies. In addition, the Network Engineer assists in other areas of business as it affects the infrastructure throughout the enterprise


  • Configuring networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Monitoring network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
  • Overseeing installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Ensuring network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
  • Practicing network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Monitoring and testing network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Participating in managing all network security solutions.
  • Providing detailed documentation and artifacts related to network implementations and issues encountered.


Have 10 - 15 years of progressive experience

Experience in multiple network protocols and practical application in an enterprise networking environment.

In-depth knowledge of routing, switching and WAN services

Experience with router and switch configuration, firewall configuration

Experience with networking concepts, TCP/IP, sub netting, VLANs, WAN protocols (BGP, EIGRP, MPLS and OSPF).

Experience with Installing all new hardware, systems, and software for networks.

Experience with Installing, configuring, and maintaining network services, equipment, and devices.

Plans and supports network and computing infrastructure.

Performing troubleshooting analysis of servers, workstations, and associated systems.

Experience in understanding issues involved with administering and maintaining corporate infrastructure, including network connectivity, Internet access, email, etc.

Having a CCNA is recommended, CCNP preferred

Have a Bachelor's degree in computer science/programming, degree preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education.