Cloud Architect Lead


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an Cloud Architect Lead for a contract opening with one of our largest clients located in Charlotte, NC!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 Only. No C2C eligibility for this positionVisa Sponsorship is Available! The details are below.

Locations: Charlotte, NC (Open to Remote)

Duration:  7+ Months

To apply: Please email your resume in Word Format to Bob Cromer at: and Reference Job Order #: 208738 or Click the Apply Button.

Job Description:

This IT Solution Architect is responsible for designing, developing and deploying innovative software solutions with a direct impact on the day-to-day experiences of Company field workers, customers, and employees. Products span business areas and include engineering of user experience, system integration (API s), and back-end (transactional systems of record). Products include: LaunchPad, OnSight, ECS Outage, Chatbot, Seat Selector, SMUA, and IoT/Grid & DI initiatives.

Employees at this level manage work with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of concepts and procedures. They identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve.


  • Design software platforms and frameworks
  • Evangelize Modern Architecture and Cloud 1st services, monitor system health, and continually look for modernization
  • Scale systems sustainably using continuous deployment and automation
  • Research and implement best design principals in order to improve reliability and velocity
  • Work in an agile environment and engage in practices such as XP, test driven development
  • Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolves them.
  • Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from customers
  • Collaborate with other software engineers, developers, designers, and product owners
  • Determine Cloud/Cloud Native compatibility and/or influences hardware designing
  • Has system-wide responsibility on complex projects. Provides direction to team, is a key contributor, and coaches new team members
  • Design new software using agile/XP/test driven development and ensure well-designed, efficient code that adheres to the latest industry standards.
  • Integrate software components into fully functional software systems
  • Collaborate with designers, developers, and product owners in a small team setting

Required/Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Information Systems, Computer Systems Technology, Engineering or other related discipline
  • In addition to required degree, five (7) years minimum of related work experience
  • In lieu of Associate degree AND five (9) years minimum of related work experience listed above, High School/GED AND seven (7) years or more of related work experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Leadership guidance and strategic roadmap insight
  • Cloud Native design experience targeting Public (AWS/Azure) and Private (Pivotal Cloud Foundry) environments.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.), databases (relational, NoSQL, in memory)
  • Experience with:
  • Java/Angular/Swift (iOS)/Kotlin/Python/API Gateways (Apigee/Amazon) / MQTT/Unix
  • Azure B2C/B2B, S3, CloudFront, Lambda, Aurora, DynamoDB, Kinesis, RedShift/EC2, SnapCraft
  • Agile/ XP SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, pairing
  • Streaming technologies (i.e., Kafka)
  • OpenFMB, K8/K3, Modus, OpenDSS, DI, DER


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3), based in Detroit, Michigan, prides itself on being an international, woman-owned, $300+ million IT and Business Services Corporation with 30+ years of service. We are ranked 16th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report, 6th largest IT Diversity staffing firm, and are one of five companies nationally certified as a Charter Partner with Staffing Industry Analysts. S3 provides IT consulting, customized project solutions, vendor management programs and executive search services to financial institutions, insurance, energy, oil/gas, telecommunication, government, retail, and health care industries worldwide.  We have more than 3,600+ consultants and 31 offices in the US and Europe. S3 is also proud to be nationally recognized as both a Military Friendly and Military Spouse Friendly Employer.











Job ID: JOB-208738
Publish Date: 28 Oct 2022

Tagged as: Cloud Architect Lead