Solutions Architect in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dearborn, MI
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID: 55029

Solutions Architect Position Description:
Job #55029

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the solution architecture and design of medium to large sized projects and programs, from ideation through implementation.
  • Performs evaluations of technology standards, tools/products and solutions to make rational design decisions from business and technical perspectives.
  • Oversees API strategy including adoption plans, API driven application design, API gateway management, and monitoring.
  • Steers architecture strategy as technology evolves
  • Acts as subject matter expert for MuleSoft Platform
  • Defines the conceptual, logical and physical design for API-based solutions
  • Defines Integration patterns & standards. 
  • Guide API development team to adhere to those standards.
  • Works with business units, application developers, security, and infrastructure engineers to design and build application components
  • Provides cross training and/or knowledge transfer to colleagues as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MuleSoft or equivalent API Platform certification
  • Experience with financial systems
  • Understanding of open architecture integrations across multiple third’ party solution providers (SSO, Single view of the customer, CRM screen population, pre-filled fields, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering or in the alternative, a combination of education, certifications and work experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering.


  • 5+ years of experience working with API Platforms (MuleSoft, Apigee, WSO2 etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience as an Architect with specialization in at least one technology domain (e.g. cloud computing, data management, integration, security, infrastructure, or application development)
  • 2+ years of experience supporting software development projects utilizing cloud technologies- Past roles may include systems architect, software developer, and/or systems engineer.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven ability to understand business objectives and translate into conceptual architecture
  • Ability to analyze business operations and processes to understand their relationships, and drive business process optimization
  • Able to assess current state integration architecture and drive efficiencies through consolidation & simplification
  • Has a deep understanding of infrastructure/connectivity and flow across internal and external networks, and is able to partner with the infrastructure teams to implement solutions

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 fun 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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