Lockheed Martin Staff Systems Architect / VMware / AWS or VCP Certified / Grand Prairie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Sr. Systems Architect for a position in Grand Prairie, TX who will contribute in driving architecture and technical strategy for the Business Areas infrastructure, to include the integration of compute, storage and cloud. Must be able to look 3-5 years ahead to consider the long-term consequences for the business when choosing a technical direction, proposing a technology investment, or advising a business leader on strategic endeavors. Responsibilities include: Provide input on process changes required to execute on strategy, and provides oversight in the development of solutions. Maintain relationships with strategic vendors on technologies and the insertion of systems into the architecture. Develop, maintain, and execute processes for enforcement of technology standards, policies, and procedures.

Remain current regarding IT industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in the energy industry. Promote awareness of new/emerging technologies. Provide expert opinions, vision and guidance to stakeholders and leadership. Able to adapt to new concepts and technologies quickly and is able to educate technologists on their applicability and usage. Team with subject matter experts across the enterprise providing inputs on best practices, standards and risk items around their specific area of expertise.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.

  • Basic Qualifications* AWS Certified Solutions Architect Architecture design/implementation experience Experience leading technical teams Experience with designing and deploying new technologies driving innovation and affordability Considerable experience implementing/sustaining cloud storage and compute environments Experience with administering, designing and supporting virtualization technologies Extensive experience with multiple NOS providers such as Windows Server, Unix/Linux, Hypervisors, etc. Demonstrated ability supporting / implementing entire solutions to include storage, converged technologies, disaster recovery systems and highly available systems

  • Desired skills* VMware Certification Experience with automation techniques, scripting, security and patch management Experience with performing tuning / troubleshooting on various platforms to include storage subsystems Experience with planning, forecasting, managing to budget and project execution Experience with user access controls, Active Directory and Unix / Linux AD integration Experience with VDI implementations

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

  • Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*

  • Job Location(s):* Grand Prairie Texas