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Posted September 22nd

Solution Architect Enterprise Systems

Miramar, Florida

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Posted September 22nd

Solution Architect Enterprise Systems

Miramar, Florida

What You Need To Know

Open the door to a groundbreaking tech career with an industry leader. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is North America’s preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with a 50+ year legacy of success. To create a new era in alcohol beverage sales and service, we’re heavily invested in the most transformative new technologies – and the most brilliant tech professionals. Southern Glazer’s was named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and is included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

We offer continuous learning and career growth in a fast-paced environment where you are respected, your voice is heard, and technology is part of our strategy for success. If you’re looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.


The core focus of the Solution Architect Enterprise Systems is creating a sustainable technical architecture.  This role is responsible for the design of one or more end to end solutions for a business/IT product or service and the role will work closely with cross functional business and technical teams. The individual has a balanced mix of technical and very strong business skills, working with an enterprise architect for strategic direction. The individual leads the overall technical vision for a particular platform (across all modules) or solution(s) to provide a business product or a business/IT service. The individual can make technical decisions regarding a solution and can articulate how the technology design impacts business outcomes. The development or infrastructure teams use the information to implement the solution to meet business outcomes.   The IT Solution Architect role is considered a leader within the SGWS IT organization and will require a strong level of leadership and associated behavior competencies.

Specialized Skills and Technologies

  • 5+ years of administrative experience in an environment supporting 300+ production Microsoft Windows servers 
  • 3+ years of experience providing administrative experience in an environment supporting Linux operating system 
  • 5+ years of experience supporting VMware Virtual Infrastructures 
  • 4+ years of experience supporting server hardware platforms such as: Cisco UCS, Dell, HP  
  • 2+ year(s) of experience supporting cloud infrastructures such as: Azure, AWS 
  • 2+ years of experience supporting and tuning administration tools such as SolarWinds & MS SCOM
  • Knowledge of Web Services (REST/SOAP)
  • Knowledge of security/authorization model of popular enterprise and SaaS applications like SAP, Salesforce, Microsoft Office 365, etc
  • Experience in Powershell, Unix Shell/Perl scripting, Batch Jobs
  • Operating Systems – Microsoft, Linux
  • Hypervisor – VMWare
  • Server Manufactures – HP, Dell, Cisco, IBM
  • Cloud providers – Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS
  • Knowledge of network components (WAN and LAN)
  • Working knowledge of storage and data protection technologies

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver and implement appropriate platform solutions for respective area of responsibility
  • Define and enforce application development standards across the enterprise
  • Ensure solutions designed adhere to enterprise architecture standards
  • Maintain knowledge of vendor solutions for the remote management of Wintel platforms including physical, virtual, IaaS and PaaS
  • Serve as an expert in application development, database design, and/or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and application development policies, industry regulations, and best practices
  • Work with Enterprise Architects to ensure solutions are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirement
  • Communicate risks and solutions to cross functional key stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of industry experience in designing, customization, configuration, and deployment of Identity Management and Governance of  Saviynt or SailPoint
  • Thorough domain knowledge on the below areas of IGA
  • User Lifecycle Management, Provisioning and Reconciliation
  • Auditing, Reporting and user activity Monitoring
  • Possess professional level industry certification(s)
  • Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)
  • ITIL Foundation certified 
  • TOGAF or DODAF certification

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or technical degree in related field or equivalent experience 
  • 8+ years of work experience in IT with experience in solutioning technology solutions to meet business needs
  • Minimum 5 years designing and implementation of robust enterprise server environments attaining maximum availability
  • Minimum 5 years of experience directly engaged in performance tuning of server infrastructure
  • Minimum 3 years or partnering with Infrastructure vendors such as; Microsoft, VMWare, HP Dell, IBM
  • Minimum 3 years functioning in an architecture / engineering role focused on large enterprise solutions
  • Minimum 3 years of experience using patch management solution such as Microsoft SCCM 
  • Strong knowledge of remote server management and design concepts
  • 3 or more years of expert level experience in Infrastructure administration as it relates to the hardware and software components that align to technologies supported at Southern Glazers 
  • 3+ years of industry experience in designing, customization, configuration and deployment of any Identity Management and Governance product

Agile Delivery Values

  • Openness – Team and stakeholders agree to be open about all work and challenges 
  • Commitment – Personally commit to achieving the goals of the team 
  • Respect – Respect your team members to be capable and independent 
  • Courage – You have courage to do the right thing and work on tough problems 
  • Focus – Everyone focus on the work in the sprint and the goal of the scrum team.  Rise and fall as a team 

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or mobile device
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
Miramar, Florida