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Senior Architect, Wintel Solutions

Job ID 888 Date posted 06/17/2021

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Wintel Solutions Architect!

This individual is a highly knowledgeable member of a team responsible for developing IT infrastructure solutions and standards that meet or exceed business performance expectations. The position is responsible for creating detailed solution designs and documentation that supports the development, implementation and operations of enterprise-class computer systems used globally across ship and shore locations. As well, this position will be responsible for all critical support as required in working with 3rd party managed service providers. This role will support cross-departmental collaboration throughout the organization and service providers while promoting a positive work environment that supports consistency and drives efficiencies.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop detailed architectural designs, installation and configuration, for all wintel based systems
  • Participate and/or oversee projects that expand, change, or improve the systems and related infrastructure
  • Provide guidance and take overall responsibility for directing, administering and coordinating the initiatives related to platform operations and responsibilities
  • Perform first build of infrastructure and transition to managed service provider when required
  • Collaborate with other infrastructure teams for new systems designed and engineered
  • Conducts independent platform assessments and develops procedures to confirm or establish that standards are implemented correctly and are effective.
  • Act as the highest level of engineering escalation for issues encountered by managed service provider
  • Understand advances and changes in the technology industry and work directly with equipment manufactures to assess new technologies
  • Participate in the development of system solution standards
  • Provide Capital Expenditure Request level hardware, software, license and labor estimate detail for projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree Information Technology
  • MCSA, MCSE preferred
  • 7+ Windows Server, VMware, architecture and engineering experience
  • Project Management, Windows PowerShell, detailed documentation and technical documentation, ITIL, ITSM
  • VMware, Windows server, Citrix, Active Directory
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, familiarity with enterprise storage technologies

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Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

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Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:
  • A comprehensive benefit program which includes medical, dental and vision plans
  • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage and a 401(k) plan that includes a company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Cruise benefits
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program located at our Doral campus
  • An on-site Wellness Center and Health clinic at our Doral campus


What is it that makes Carnival Corporation & PLC such a desirable place to build a rewarding career? The truth is, there are all kinds of reasons, from great benefits to outstanding opportunities to grow and reach your potential.

Carnival Corporation & PLC is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of brands includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, HAP, Princess Cruises and Seabourn in North America; P&O Cruises and Cunard in the United Kingdom; AIDA Cruises in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia.

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Working with Carnival Cruise Line is an opportunity to shape the future of one of the largest brands in the cruise business - all while developing a career that you can really be proud of.

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