Mainframe Architect


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Mainframe Architect for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients located in Detroit, MI / REMOTE!

Title: Mainframe Architect

Location: Detroit, MI (Fully Remote)

Duration: 12+ Months

Role Type: W2 contract engagement

Engagement Description

The Architect will partner with business stakeholders to understand the business strategy, discuss solutions and options taking into consideration the Future state ecosystem. Once a solution is developed, the architect will create a ROM, candidate architecture and actively participate in the project delivery team. The architect becomes a trusted partner within business and IT across the Enterprise.

Top 3 Required Skills/Experience

  • System migrations experience.
  • Understanding of end-to-end healthcare payor functions preferred.
  • Experience in software engineering and architecture design.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience in software development in mainframe languages (COBOL, DB2, VSAM).
  • Expert in development of architecture artifacts like conceptual solution architectural documents aligning to enterprise technology direction.
  • Conduct formal and informal meetings with appropriate subject matter experts in both large group and one-on-one sessions.
  • Research, analyze and translate complex systems/processes in-order to develop appropriate future state solutions.
  • Five (5) years of experience in multiple IT areas (data, network, application, systems, etc.) required.
  • Requires advanced level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application design, systems engineering and integration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

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-236224
Publish Date: 03 Jul 2024

Tagged as: Mainframe Architect