A Kforce client in Rockledge, FL is seeking a Solution Architect that works to develop roadmaps and strategies supporting data, security, application, or core technology.
The Solution architect must be able to partner with IT and operational to solve complex business problems. The architecture designs will address business impact, application integration, data integration and migration, security, networking, deployment, and user access across the IDN's data, cybersecurity, core technology and application portfolio.
- Solution Architect facilitates the research, evaluation, and selection of hardware and software technology and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations
Creates reference architectures focused on detailed design principles, decision points, detailed APIs, major systems and dependencies between business and IT
Monitors the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies and advocates for the standardization of the IT solution portfolio
Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) and determines corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the organization's targeted business outcomes
Work with multiple cross-functional agile/product teams to architect a cohesive solution that meets the needs of the customer and contributes to the overall business strategy
Builds complex, enterprise-level architecture solutions that span architecture domains (e.g., application, data, core technology, and security)
As a Solution Architect, you will lead POC (proof of concepts) activities and drafts whitepapers to inform key technology decisions and strategies
Oversees and facilitates the research, evaluation, and selection of hardware and software technology and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations
Ensure all Non-Functional Requirements
- Bachelor's degree
5+ years of experience in at least one IT solution development disciplines, core technology, cybersecurity, network management, application development, middleware, database management or cloud development
Understanding and knowledge of system development life cycle methodologies (such as waterfall, agile software development, rapid prototyping, and DevOps)
Familiarity with application development methodologies and experience working in an agile/scrum environment
Ability to decompose and solve ambiguous problems through proven design skills, sharp analytical abilities, and an ability to influence/utilize technical teams to execute on those ideas
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of existing, new, and emerging technologies that enable and drive new business designs and models
Proven experience creating scalable solutions that exceeded customer expectations and helped create market differentiation
Solid understanding of product management, agile principles and development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact, and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt
- Master's degree preferred
Certification: TOGAF, SAFe or similar relevant advanced level certification
7+ years of systems engineering or architectural experience.
Experience working in a similarly complex industry is helpful, but not required
Experience with DevOps environments
Cloud architecture and familiarity with Microsoft Azure or AWS
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.