Freeport McMoRan Systems and Storage Architect III - Phoenix, AZ in Phoenix Corporate Office, Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.- based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.

Member of team responsible for the overall architecture, design and selection of global Server Virtualization, Operating Systems, Storage and Backup solutions. Analyze technologies and recommend upgrades/changes based on assessments of the organization's current and future virtualization, platform, storage and backup technology needs. Ensures adherence to architectural standards of implemented solutions.

  • Create both short and long-term enterprise system technology roadmaps based on an understanding of the organizational strategic requirements, technology context and business needs

  • Apply in-depth expertise to the organization’s current and future technology needs and set direction and lead improvements of techniques, methodologies and deliverables

  • Architect, design and document system solutions and create implementation and support models for each technology stack

  • Collaborate with other MIS teams and outsourcing provider(s) to ensure technology solutions are effectively managed and performed

  • Define and review reports to ensure all services are completely and successfully delivered, proactively intervene to correct problems when they are encountered, and use metrics to improve processes

  • Ensure a thorough analysis of service results, and respond to any escalated service delivery issues

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field;AND

  • Eight-plus (8 ) years of experience with Server Virtualization platforms and technology, Storage and Backup technologies and experience with Operating Systems (Windows and Linux)

Preferred

  • Cisco (UCS), VMWare, and Nutanix Hyper-converged system Certifications

  • MCSE and Red Hat operating system Certifications

  • NetApp and EMC Isilon storage Certifications

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud (IaaS) Experience

  • Experience designing and implementing Disaster Recovery processes and facilities

  • Multi-vendor Backup and Disaster Recovery product experience (preferred Actifio and Azure native backup and DR)

  • Proven experience providing Predictive Capacity Planning

  • Strong and proven architecture documentation and presentation skills, creating technology roadmaps and strategic direction

  • Strong ability to liaison with Enterprise, Network, Security and Application Architects to develop comprehensive solutions

  • Strong Project Management skills to direct and oversee implementation of architecture

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Position is in a busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ

  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by an elevator

  • Some walking/hiking is required during operational visits and inspections

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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Job: *Information Systems

Title: Systems and Storage Architect III - Phoenix, AZ

Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID: 1804946