IT Solution Architect


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Title:  IT Solution Architect
: Direct Hire FTE


 Solution architecture is the process of developing solutions based on predefined processes, guidelines and best practices with the objective that the developed solution fits within the enterprise architecture in terms of information architecture, system portfolios, integration requirements and many more. As an I.T. Solution Architect this position will be responsible for collaborating across teams to plan and design I.T solutions and services. The candidates responsibilities will range from global planning and project execution, to maintaining the Enterprise Architecture Repository. The candidate will coordinate with functional Architects, I.T. Managers, Project Managers and Vendors to deliver solution designs to leadership for approval as part of the COMPANY I.T. project lifecycle.


  • Owns the solution design deliverables in support of large complex I.T. Projects.
  • Design and implement Enterprise Architecture repository – Project Design Assets, Technology Standards, Risks Tracking, Score Cards, SBARS, Technical Strategy, Quoting Templates, RFI Responses.
  • Manage Enterprise Architecture repository workflow including change management.
  • Enterprise Architecture repository annual audit/cleanup.
  • Own enterprise architecture standards lifecycle.
  • Integrate Disaster Recovery into all aspects of solution design work.
  • Ability to create formal executive level summaries and recommendations.
  • Ability to work well in a “weak matrix” environment is a must, collaborating closely with other technical architects will be a primary role for this position.
  • Ability to review complex IT infrastructure deliverables, provide direction, ensure concurrence between technical teams.
  • Stays current on technology trends, future releases, vendor roadmaps, product lifecycles. Recommends upgrades and new technology that can bring enhanced functionality, cost savings and reduced risk to THE COMPANY.
  • Formally documents and raises all technology risks, work with functional architects and vendors to design, document and implement exceptions to system standards. (i.e. software out of support, capacity issues, stability issues, security issues, nonstandard vendor requirements, etc.)
  • Mentor I.T. Architects and System Engineers. Create learning opportunities and work with Engineers to map out career paths into the Architecture space.
  • Create, modify, support Azure resources.
  • Monitor Azure/AWS consoles for alerts.
  • Process ticket queue for Azure/AWS requests.
  • Level 1 cloud infrastructure support
  • Position does require to be part of an on-call rotation.

Must possess the following personal qualities:

  • Be self-directed
  • Be flexible and committed to the team concept
  • Demonstrate teamwork, initiative, and willingness to learn
  • Be open to new learning experiences
  • Accepts and respects diversity without judgment
  • Demonstrates customer service values


Normal office environment with minimal exposure to noise, dust, or extreme temperatures.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 15+ Years IT Experience
  • 10+ years of IT experience
  • Ability to work nights and weekends when required
  • Working knowledge of cloud concepts and console (Azure/AWS)


  • Technical Certifications ITIL certifications PMP certification

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

Job ID: JOB-235061
Publish Date: 22 Apr 2024

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