National Mortgage Insurance Corporation   "National Mi"

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The Solutions Architect uses skills in Linux-based and Microsoft Windows Server-based technologies on virtual and bare-metal platforms to scope, design, document, and help implement enterprise solutions using Lean & Agile methodologies. The Solutions Architect is responsible for the architecture and design of core IT infrastructure. The position participates in project planning and implementation of new technologies.


* Participate in key technical and design discussions working closely with the Technical Operations and DevOps to ensure solutions meet SLA, security, and support requirements.
* Ensure key documentation - e.g., data flow diagrams, architecture or application diagrams, operations guides, server build forms - are accurate and complete for each project.
* Provide management with weekly status updates of projects for resource allocation, project progress, major milestones, and any blockers.
* Systematically develop and maintain IT documentation, technical architecture, and operations run-books.
* Responsible for scope and design of solutions ensuring proper documentation provided, and to ensure the highest level of security controls and automation.
* Negotiate with internal and external partners to ensure correct resource allocation for successful delivery of projects.
* Gather functional requirements and work with stakeholders to determine project scope based on internal interviews and external research to determine best solution.
* Provide level-of-effort and risk analysis to key stakeholders and project managers for assigned projects and tasks.
* Present infrastructure and related design updates and knowledge transfer to Technical Operations team.
* Architect infrastructure to support business needs and address security and compliance requirements.
* Participate in disaster recovery (DR) exercises as directed.
* Provide mentorship, support and guidance to other members of the team.
* Provide ad hoc assistance as needed.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related IT field, or the equivalent work experience.
* Minimum of six years of experience working within a diverse IT infrastructure.
* Previous experience in an IT systems or solutions architecture role a plus.
* Solid understanding and ability to utilize virtualization technologies, such as VMware, to document, design and implement enterprise-class solutions.
* Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
* Strong knowledge and experience with Linux.
* Advanced knowledge and experience with Active Directory design and implementation.
* Strong understanding of network and server security, including best practices for securing the network architecture and system operating system.
* Demonstrate good understanding of IT Ops and SDLC principals, and able to apply Lean & Agile methodologies.
* Solid understanding and experience with leading teams of systems and network engineers through project lifecycles.
* Comprehensive understanding of engineering architecture and design concepts required to develop, test, and implement systems.
* Advanced knowledge and experience with scripting and automation techniques such as PowerShell, Linux Shell, Ruby, etc.
* Previous experience with Linux (Red Hat preferred).
* Previous experience working with the Microsoft Windows platform.
* Understands the role security has within all aspects of the IT infrastructure.
* Demonstrated strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
* Self-motivated, self-directed, and attention to detail while working with data.
* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
* Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with a diverse team of business and IT staff.

About National Mortgage Insurance Corporation "National Mi"

NMI Holdings is to provide reliable coverage through straight forward insurance policy terms.

National Mortgage Insurance Corporation "National Mi"

2100 powell street

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