Infrastructure Architect


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an Infrastructure Architect for a long-term contract opportunity with one of our largest clients located in Detroit, MI!

Title: Infrastructure Architect

Location: Detroit, MI – Hybrid schedule

Duration: 24 Months

Role Type: W2 contract engagement

Job Description

The Infrastructure Architect provides technical discipline and governance support to projects. Understands the SDLC processes, security & systems design best practices, general designs & architecture patterns, compliance awareness, and frameworks to ensure high-quality technical solutions on projects. In addition, supports technical deliverables for multiple projects simultaneously.           

Key Accountabilities

  • Works with business, performing organization SMEs, and other technical teams to ensure design documentation & approvals of technical deliverables are completed per defined standards. Must be a team player and contribute to the overall success of each project assigned.
  • Collaborates with various technical staff and/or clients to identify & assess requirements that effectively meet both functional and non-functional capabilities, including but not limited to: architecture, engineering, security, networking, telecommunications, performance, and technical deployment plans.
  • Collaborates with project teams to ensure technical testing (load testing, penetration testing, etc.) needs are documented, validated, and approved by stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with delivery teams and third-party vendors to follow implementation governance processes during project execution.
  • Assists project managers and teams to develop and monitor technical issues, risks, and lessons learned, as well as coordinating with the technical project teams.
  • Confirms that project deliverables are in alignment with company standards, practices, and processes.
  • Reviews technical artifacts and drives technical governance.
  • Utilizes a variety of operating system principles and tools to facilitate effective and innovative solutions.
  • Leads and participates to improve practice platform processes and/or client processes.
  • Mentors junior team members.
  • Stays abreast of latest technologies and vendor offerings.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TEAMS and OneNote
  • Expected to work in the office 3 days per week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. This requirement is subject to change.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (i.e., Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems) and at least five years of related IT experience – OR – High School Diploma and ten years of related IT experience.

Other Requirements

  • Understanding and experience of various technical frameworks: Architecture, Security, Networking, Infrastructure, Cloud Services, CI/CD, and Telecommunications.
  • Understanding of Software as a Service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, microservices, event-driven IT, and predictive analytics architectures.
  • Working IT knowledge in one or more of: application development, distributed computing, web development, SOA, large vendor systems, APIs, and big data, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of software development methodologies (e.g., agile, etc.).
  • Experience in identifying technical risks, issues, and implementing mitigation plans.
  • Experience in providing guidance and development of technical performance plan including performance testing tools knowledge.

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-234298
Publish Date: 07 Mar 2024

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