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Job ID: JR0005591
Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Plano, TX US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Technical Architecture - Architect/Engineer - Compute

Job Description

Intel Security has amazing opportunities ahead!  In the next several months, we anticipate transitioning to a stand-alone company.  This will help to position us as one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity companies in the world.  During this transition, we will continue to have a bold vision to achieve, which we can’t achieve without talented people. 

The Cloud, Virtualization, Server and Storage Architect’s role is to analyze, design and plan McAfee’s architecture according to best practices, while ensuring high levels of data quality and availability, including analysis and integration of new customers and projects into the Architecture.  This individual is responsible for the design, specifications, sizing, development, and oversight of policies, standards and procedures to ensure a consistent architecture and management throughout the organization.  This position will be part of the Global McAfee Technology Architecture team.


  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language appropriate to both executive and managerial audiences.
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with other architecture teams, application teams, stakeholders, business and customer representatives.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Organizational skills with attention to task details, documentation and target dates.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Team orientated, willing to share knowledge and collaborate with peers.
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science or engineering and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Cloud, Virtualization, Server and Storage vendor Certifications Preferred.
  • Eight plus years of previous architecture experience, across multiple vendor and technologies.
  • In-depth understanding of Cloud, Server, Storage, and Virtualization architecture design techniques, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Solid experience architecting enterprise Cloud, Virtualization, Server and Storage systems within a broad spectrum of technologies.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud environments
  • Excellent Knowledge of Cloud Orchestration platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows Server, Linux, in HA/DR type configurations.
  • Excellent knowledge of Sever hardware platforms:  x86
  • Excellent knowledge of  VMWare ESX, vSphere, vRa
  • Excellent knowledge of SAN, NAS, DAS, RAID, SCSI, Fibre Channel, Backup to Disk, clustering, encryption technologies from multiple vendors.
  • Excellent knowledge of Web services architectures.
  • Knowledge and experience with ITIL processes.
  • Knowledge and experience with Architecture development methodology and processes. (TOGAF, Zachman etc.)
  • Proven analytical, strategic vision drawing on strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to conduct research into server, storage, virtualization issues, standards, and products.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Flexible work schedule required. 


Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

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