Technology Architect (VMWare)


At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


Elavon is seeking a Technology Architect with strategic and influencing experience to contribute toward the success of our initiatives with in the Elavon business. Develop a technology strategy to enhance business strategy by researching current trends to leverage technology to transform the customer experience management business processes to enable a superior customer experience.

• Support the development of systems infrastructure architecture standards and usage guidelines inline with overall infrastructure strategies for virtualized infrastructure platforms.
• Develop IT architecture solution roadmaps in partnership with other Infrastructure Architects
• Work as part of global IT Infrastructure Architecture team to convert business requirements into solutions based on IT standards and usage guidelines
• Proactively monitor the strategic direction of key vendors, technology and market trends, and determine their potential impact and value to our organization
• Research and lead proof-of-concepts to assess and build new capabilities that add business value
• Collaborate with various IT Teams to ensure best practices are followed and the appropriate support models are established prior to operational transition
• Works with departmental team(s) to formulate, schedule, and complete System improvement/enhancement projects inline with infrastructure plans and strategies
• Responsible for keeping up to date infrastructure architecture documentation
• Complies with Elavon Conduct Code in work-related matters. Reports violations, or suspected violations, immediately to proper company representative.




• 3rd level IT qualification or an equivalent ICT industry standard certification.
• Certifications in at least two of the following technologies: VMWare, VCE, Microsoft, EMC Storage or equivalent. Design or Architect certifications a distinct advantage.
• TOGAF and/or ITIL accreditation desirable but not essential.

• 3+ years enterprise experience planning, designing and architecting solutions with a multitude of technologies such as Operating Systems, Storage, Compute Platforms, Cloud components, Virtualized Infrastructure platforms, converged and hyper-converged platforms
• 7+ years enterprise experience in Data Center Planning, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
• 10+ years enterprise experience with multiple server operating systems, virtualization hypervisors (Windows Server, Redhat Linux, UNIX, vSphere)
• Experience in virtualized infrastructure automation, vRealise Automation Suite.
• Knowledge and experience working with software defined networking and virtualized storage systems (Vmware NSX, Vmware vSAN).
• Working knowledge of systems architectural concepts and frameworks.
• Experience in implementing TOGAF and/or ITIL frameworks is desirable.
• Experience of architecting, designing and implementing systems and solutions in a high availability, 24/7 online technical environment as well as creating conceptual, logical and physical designs for infrastructure and platforms.
• The methods and techniques used in protecting systems and data security (information security).
• Proven ability to multi-task.
• Works on own initiative with minimum supervision
• Sound written communication with ability to construct documentation for internal and external distribution and presentation skills.
• Has proven ability in communicating effectively at all levels.
• An ability to read, analyze and interpret common business documents and understand requirements.
• Strong team player; will assist and seek assistance where appropriate to deliver tasks on time.
• Highly productive and flexible in approach to tasks and individuals.
• Is prepared to do what it takes to keep projects on track and can give extra time commitments if required.
• Demonstrates a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and is regarded highly by others.
• Is approachable and interacts well with other teams and departments.
• Maintains confidentiality of customer and company information.



Information Technology

Primary Location



1st - Daytime



Average Hours Per Week