Solutions Architect in Chicago, IL at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID: 54394

Solutions Architect-54394 

Job Description:

  • As a Solutions Architect for Institutional Investor Passport (IIP), you would architect solutions that further our foundational digital platform for institutional clients and align with strategic needs
  • What You Will Do The Solutions Architect is a collaborative problem solver who leads with empathy, takes ownership of projects and:
    • Contributes to an open culture that enables employees’ development through direct but kind feedback, promotes diverse perspectives and fosters a sense of curiosity and optimism
    • Leads developers in the creation of new or enhanced software and technical design documents in an Agile environment
    • Creates and maintains a technical capability roadmap, and collaborates and communicates with stakeholders and partners at all levels
    • Continuously looks for ways to improve the application’s stability, scalability and user experience
    • Is comfortable with estimation, scheduling, milestone tracking, verification, risk management, feasibility studies and project status reporting


  • As a Solutions Architect, you must have experience with at least some, but not all, of the following:
  • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related subject, or 10+ years experience in IT
  • Familiarity with the Java Platform, Enterprise APIs and Java Programming, with the desire to learn more about the Java programming language 
  • Experience designing scalable database applications
  • Experience researching new technologies that align with business strategy and improve the user experience

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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