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IT Architect (180001BB) 50939 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dearborn, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID: 50939

IT Architect Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides the highest level of infrastructure technical expertise and project leadership in the department.  
  • Designs and develops technical and business initiatives and strategies in order to support the infrastructure department and IS goals.  
  • Develops an understanding of the business strategy and competitive environment to ensure technology solutions align with business requirements.  
  • Provides recommendations to senior management regarding new technology, design and system enhancements.  
  • Provides support to Security in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures. 
  • Develops work plans and estimates for complex projects and ensures that project teams remain on schedule and within budget.  
  • Monitors risks to ensure the operations integrity of each release throughout the implementation cycle.  
  • Develops and maintains vendor relationships. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field or applicable professional certification and/or eight to ten years relevant technical and analytical experience.
  • Strong technical, analytic, design and development experience.

Extensive experience in/with:

  • Developing and implementing multiple architecture frameworks, models and integrated strategies to support enterprise requirements
  • Use of leading edge tools and model based development
  • Vendor management to ensure resource requirements and timelines are met
  • Monitoring risk and ensuring the operation integrity of each release throughout the project implementation cycle
  • Multi-faceted technology architectures
  • Technical strategic and tactical enterprise project management
  • Developing business plans for technology initiatives

Strong knowledge of:

  • Complex tactical infrastructure technology
  • Security and control procedures

Strong leadership experience including:

  • Providing technical consultation, mentoring and training to less senior staff
  • Providing technical knowledge and leadership to project teams/technical project maintenance teams 

Ability to:

  • Drive project solutions and hold project team members accountable for the successful achievement of solutions
  • Strong written communication skills, including, but not limited to, procedures and technical material preparation and presentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 -5 years of working knowledge/experience in administering, developing and Implementing solutions within the Service-Now platform.
  • Experience with ServiceNow ITOM (Discovery, Service Mapping, Event Management, Orchestration, Operational Intelligence, Cloud Management and Release Automation)
  • Experience with ServiceNow ITBM (Demand Management , PPM Suite, Vendor Management, Resource Management)
  • Experience with ServiceNow ITSM (Incident, Problem, Change, Asset, Service Catalog, Security Operations, Vulnerability response)
  • Experience with Performance Analytics in creating Reports and Dashboards.
  • Experience with Service Portal using Angular JS/Bootstrap framework.
  • Experience with Web Services integrations using SOAP or REST.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Service-Now Certified Implementation Specialist
  • Service-Now Certified Application Developer
  • Service-Now Certified Administrator 

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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