IT Infrastructure Architect / IT Systems Engineer (m/f/d) in South Carolina


Volke Consulting Ltd. (Greenville, SC) seeks

IT Infrastructure Architect / IT Systems Engineer (m/f/d) in South Carolina



  • Leads the planning, implementation and maintenance of IT infrastructure solutions and platforms that perform to defined functional and operational expectations.
  • Delivers high-quality IT architectural systems and infrastructure designs with an eye for building the designed systems accounting for existing technical debt, any development bottlenecks and architecture initiatives to drive service delivery, optimize cost and support established business goals.
  • Establishes and maintains technical security architecture, availability, overall performance and maintenance activities.
  • Communicates and accurately documents all architectural decisions, plans, goals and functional requirements.
  • Serves as the IT architect and technical lead for service delivery of the scope of the built system by designing, reviewing and overseeing implementation of end-to-end integrated systems, enterprise data and metadata structures, as well as internal systems such as product deployment and licensing.
  • Contributes to the definition of the product strategy and BI Target Enterprise Architecture  by collaborating with other technical leads, project managers, business relationship managers and business analysts on a project team and across the organization.
  • Identifies and proposes new BI ETA standards (products, master solutions and services).
  • Ensures high quality by establishing a baseline and monitors technical metrics (i.e. code coverage, performance, scalability) that report the overall health of newly built IT systems.
  • Recommends and facilitates quality improvement efforts.  Stays up to date on future innovations, technical trends and applies this to direct future changes.  Has knowledge of the solutions available as well as best practices for the business processes.
  • Runs complex projects ensuring they are completed on time and within budget with only general direction from management.
  • Serves as an IT project manager for small-medium sized projects overseeing resources assigned, conducts status meetings, and effectively communicates the project status to stakeholders as delegated by the Department Manager (Information Technology).
  • Develops project plans, administers the release management process and ensures that tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Participates in Group IT projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by MC Operations Supervisor.



  • Education: BS degree (IT field preferred) or the equivalent of 4 years of related experience in Information Technology.
  • 5+ years experience in IT architecture and IT infrastructure components
  • 5+ years experience in enterprise systems analysis, systems design and systems integration
  • 5+ years experience driving products from concept and ideation through successful launch
  • 3+ years working on a team employing standardized project delivery methods (both waterfall and agile)
  • 3+ years experience in IT application and/ or infrastructure maintenance
  • 3+ years experience in project management
  • Advanced understanding of client/server architecture
  • Advanced understanding of non-functional requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of networking, storage management, recoverability, redundancy and performance tuning concepts, high availability architectures and solutions (clusters)
  • Advanced relational database analysis, design, and performance tuning ability
  • Advanced skill in project management
  • Advanced communication and organizational skills to manage vendors, interfaces, and processes
  • Intermediate knowledge in ITIL, operations processes and IT platforms
  • Intermediate understanding of IT security and risk assessment
  • Intermediate object-oriented architecture and design skills
  • Intermediate understanding of NAS solutions
  • Intermediate understanding of Web technologies (Apache, J2EE)
  • Intermediate understanding of Authentication systems (Windows AD, LDAP, SSO Solutions)
  • Intermediate understanding of ITIL and IT-Service-Management
  • This position requires 5-10% of the time spent traveling


For more information about this opportunity please contact our office in Greenville +1 864252 5308 or email your resume to

VOLKE Consulting Engineers GmbH & Co. Planung KG
Schätzweg 7-9
80935 München