Solution Architect


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Solution Architect for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position. The details are below.

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract: 12 Months+ possibility for extension/conversion
Locations: Tampa, FL or 100% Remote
Pay: $60-65/hr

Job/Role Description:

  • Provides technical expertise spanning various platforms focusing on service-related applications and data, as well as SOA services and MuleSoft ESB (and related) technologies that support them
  • Document solution architecture design and analysis efforts
  • Evaluates and analyzes new technologies to address business requirements
  • Applies technical knowledge to develop, implement, support, and maintain the technical components of the infrastructure
  • Assists in cross-training team members in the application system components and improving team members’ technical skills
  • Consult on application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs
  • Maintains an awareness of upcoming technological advances, product offerings and their implications to the existing Infrastructure
  • Analyze the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Ensure architecture solution designs comply with accepted and company Approved IT Security practices
  • Analyze technology industry and market trends and determine their potential impact on the enterprise
  • “Sell” the architecture process, its outcome, and ongoing results
  • Partner with Architecture counterparts to develop road maps of the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state
  • Facilitate the evaluation and selection of software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of applicable application development experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in architecting & designing enterprise level software products
  • In-depth understanding of SOA, Web services, RESTful APIs, Messaging (MQ) and XML
  • Experience with messaging protocols like as SOAP/WSDL and REST/WADL
  • Experience with distributed architecture frameworks and cross platform integration
  • Detailed understanding of development methodologies and solution architectures
  • Proven technical experience with Software Development and processes
  • Strong analysis and design skills with a focus on system design and flow and appropriate information security practices
  • Experience with designing and implementing high volume, mission critical, production systems
  • Understanding of current IT Risk and Security practices, encryption patterns
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, application authentication, authorization, and security
  • Experience implementing secure solutions involving MFA, SSO and Ping Identity solutions desired
  • Experience with DevOps and Continuous Integration processes and systems
  • Ability to practice positive employee relations and develop self and others
  • Ability to perform employee mentoring and coaching
  • Self-motivated to identify, analyze and independently work to find solutions and follow issues
  • Possess excellent judgment and analytical skills including detailed planning and project management
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks
  • Independent decision making since most duties require evaluating several elements and alternatives generally involving extensive research
  • Ability to perform duties with limited supervision
  • Ability to perform assignments without review and keep supervisor informed of progress and results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Life Insurance, Marketing and/or Telemarketing systems and applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with life insurance business application packages.
  • Experience with the ACORD Life and Annuity XML standard
  • MuleSoft application design and development experience with local and cloud-based environments
  • Experience developing and implementing applications in AWS and/or Azure-based cloud environments

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nisa Peake, Sourcing Specialist, at

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-203574
Publish Date: 08 Aug 2022

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