Solutions Architect


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is seeking a Solutions Architect for one of our longstanding partners! Ideal candidates will have experience in AWS, TOGAF, and Bizz Design or Visio. Must be located within 2 hours of St. Louis, MO to come onsite monthly for design/SAFe meetings.

Job Title: Solutions Architect 

Location: St. Louis, MO (must be w/in 2-hour drive)

Role Type: W2 Only, No C2C

Contract Length: 12 months w/possible extension and/or conversion

Pay: $80-$100/hr. + medical benefits optional – Right to hire with FTE conversion salary range: $130-160K + generous benefits


  • Leads the architectural efforts for medium to large projects (e.g., a project module or existing technology map review) or complex components of projects.
  • Collaborates with multiple stakeholders (e.g., enterprise architect, domain architect, developers, business) to understand needs and expectation of the business.
  • Collaborates with other enterprise and technical architects to define solution architecture implementation requirements and approach.
  • Ensures the use of industry and enterprise technology standard and best practices.
  • Develops and documents a unified solution architecture that is scalable across the organization.
  • Influences teams and stakeholders to achieve architectural objectives.
  • Develops in-depth knowledge of the domain/technology or project to recommend appropriate, timely and necessary improvements or enhancements.
  • Provides technical insight while interfacing with the business to understand technology needs and requirements.
  • Provides technical guidance – broad understanding around technology delivery and how it impacts the business.
  • Provides architectural guidance to the project team.
  • Provides technical leadership throughout implementation.
  • Ensure the Solution Architecture conforms to applicable existing Architecture Standards and Patterns.
  • Identify gaps in Architecture Standards and Patterns.
  • Ensures compliance to architectural design in the implementation of projects.
  • Coaches and mentors co-workers and provides feedback to enhance skills and knowledge.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or business. 7-10 years of relevant IT experience required, with a preference of five or more years of architecture experience.
  • In-depth experience with translating technical concepts for non-technical audiences, integration systems, data transfer approaches, analytics, scrum/agile development methodologies, project management, and a variety of architecture modeling methodologies and tools.
  • Proficiency in the following areas:
    • Understanding of a breadth of domains, including Cloud, Data, Network, Infrastructure, Analytics, etc.
    • Integration design, application and systems design, design thinking, business process design and enterprise architecture principles
    • Ability to influence outcomes across business and IT
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • DevSecOps methodology, technology, and concepts

Job ID: JOB-230984
Publish Date: 13 Sep 2023

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