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Solution Architect Practitioner 51661 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51661

Solution Architect Position Description:

  • To lead architecture for projects in the MPL using standard architecture patterns. 
  • To provide architecture support for MPL applications on DCOF migrations and tech refresh. 
  • To work with application teams to define, implement and integrate components (examples: hardware, software, requirements for availability, scalability and reliability). 
  • To support the application team in the development of the technical design. 
  • To provide architecture support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues. 
  • To lead the vendor technical solution evaluation. 
  • To thrive in a fast paced working norm and deliver multiple projects simultaneously.

Skills Required:

  • 5 + years experience in solution architect role. 
  • Negotiation skills and ability to achieve consensus with several and diverse set of stakeholders/customers. 
  • Strong and open communication skills both verbal and written. 
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently with minimum supervision. 
  • Strong learner and continuously willing to seek out expert help and learning resources. 
  • Strong architecture knowledge with experience in providing technical solution for IT projects. 
  • Technical knowledge and experience in analytical, mainframe, J2EE technologies, VMWare, Linux, Windows operating systems, relational database servers.

Experience Preferred:

  • Functional experience in MPL.
  • Event sourcing architecture and domain-driven design.
  • Experience in trouble shooting complex systems and performance testing and tuning.
  • Data center knowledge and experiences.
  • Project Management experience.

Education Required:

  • Computer Science or comparable.

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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