Burns & McDonnell Infrastructure/Cloud Architect in Kansas City, Missouri


This position will create and document the future modern information technology infrastructure strategy to support the Burns & McDonnell global practices and affiliate companies.

Job Duties:

  • Analyze business and technical requirements to determine system design, potential issues, and related costs for infrastructure projects

  • Architect, configure and deploy cloud and on-premise platforms and solutions that meet scalability, availability, and performance requirements

  • Deliver complex infrastructure projects by creating design, implementation, and migration strategies that preserve the availability, performance, stability, and scale of systems

  • Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities

  • Define the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.


Bachelor's degree computer science, management information systemens or related field. Minimum 10 years experience (7 years experience in infrastructure technologies and 4 years experience in cloud technologies preferred). Delivery of complex software solutions consistently on time with little to no errors. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of infrastructure technologies including: cloud computing, storage area networks, virtualization, server hardware, operating systems, networking, business applications, and security infrastructure to help document, shape and direct the I&O technology road map. Extensive experience designing enterprise solutions, and defining solution architectures preferred. Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies, and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT. Good communication with team and customer. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Certification may be required (system dependent).


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190265