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Solutions Architect

Posted about 1 month ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client for a Contract To Hire or a Direct Hire opportunity.   Do you live, eat, and dream Solutions Architecture?  Have you worked within a formalized architecture practice and can describe specific architecture frameworks you have expeirence with?  Are you able to develop presentations related to Architecture and present to executive leadership?  Do you work in an Agile environment?  Then get excited and continue reading...this job is for you!!!
 

Position: Solution Architect

The Solution Architect will report to the Head of Enterprise Architecture, collaborating with Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects, Domain Architects, Security, Operations, and Infrastructure resources.  This individual must exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills, with experience facilitating cross-team collaboration. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical Ownership for the application portfolio and related applications, as needed
  • Partners with and supports Product owners, Project managers, and related stakeholders in requirements, vendor management, and related activities
  • Manages activities and creates deliverables related to solution ideation, architecture design, and solution implementation
  • Engage in strategic and technical conversations related to product roadmap, platform capabilities, environment management, change control, change requests
  • Develop and maintain product roadmaps, including upgrades, migrations, and end of life activities
  • Support and complement the Enterprise Architecture practice; working closely to ensure artifacts are accurately updated and that deliverables are consistent with standards/practices
  • Participate in RFI/RFP processes, including market research, competitive analysis, and recommendations
  • Coordinate and communicate with Change Advisory Board
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of risks and maintain a proactive Security posture
  • Influences changes to standards and procedures related to maturing the platform and organization
  • Consider and develop solutions aligning with expectations regarding high availability, security, and scalability

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of strong experience in solution architecture, installation, and configuration and 7+ years in IT
  • Demonstrated cross-functional and cross-domain partnerships with stakeholders
  • Experience with change management
  • Experience designing and supporting 3rd party solutions
  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture principles and methodologies
  • Knowledge of secure network architecture and application development methodologies (PCI DSS, etc)
  • Knowledge of common application approaches and technologies (e.g. SOA, micro services, containers and message queuing)
  • Comfortable with Agile and Waterfall processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong cognitive ability especially with respect to understanding, documenting and describing complex technical subjects
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or related degree/experience

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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