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Solution Architect Consultant/Expert 51578 in Taylor, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job ID: 51578

Solution Architect  Position Description:

  • Solution Architect will be responsible for understanding business requirements, and defining technical architecture based solutions that align to our company’s Patterns and Standards. 
  • Works with Product teams to define, assemble and integrate components based on our standards and business requirements (examples: hardware, software, availability, scalability and reliability).
  • Develops and Communicates Architecture design for new products/features.
  • Supports the Product team in the development of the technical design and documentation.
  • Provides support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues.
  • Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Skills Required:

  • Strong architecture knowledge with experience in providing technical solutions for applications.
  • 2+ years of experience as application and/or solution architect.
  • 3+ years of experience as software developer/engineer.
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently.
  • Self-researcher, ability to research a technology and provide insight to product team.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Previous experience, operating at a senior level, on multiple or large scale projects and incorporating all levels of architecture development.
  • Good understanding of Agile development methodologies. 
  • Familiarity of Test Driven Development (TDD), Extreme Programming and CI/CD.
  • Experience with various aspects of software development, including mobile app development.
  • Experience with J2EE technologies, REST APIs.
  • Messaging architectures Negotiation skills and ability to work with several and diverse set of stakeholders/customers.

Experience Preferred:

  • Mobile protocol knowledge Architecting public facing solutions Cloud architectures (e.g Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry).
  • Understanding of highly available scalable global architectures. 
  • Knowledge of industry technology standards and Security frameworks/tools.
  • Implementing Vehicle Systems software or working with device based telemetry data.
  • Experience with UML Diagraming Experience with customer facing applications.
  • Works well with others, even under occasional time constraints.
  • Continuous improvement and innovative mindset.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.

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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