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Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 20-00007
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/27/2020 to 07/26/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Solutions Architect- for a contract position with our client in Minneapolis, MN. 

Summary:
The Solutions Architect is responsible for conceptualizing and designing detailed solutions for specific projects enabling the organization to meet business objectives.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure technical design and implementation are aligned with business requirements.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the project team and the architecture delivery organization.
  • Ensure compliance of technology solutions with architectural standards and participation in the full development life cycle of the delivered capability.
  • Partner with business analysts, systems analysts and engineers in gathering and reviewing non-functional requirements.
  • Identify key business and technology drivers that impact architectures, including end-user requirements, existing software distribution capabilities, existing application environment (including legacy and packaged systems), and performance/availability requirements.
  • Collaborate with application and infrastructure teams to understand scope and requirements.
  • Conduct assessments of current business and technology architectures including: functional assessments, such as end user satisfaction and functional overlaps/gaps; and technical assessments, such as platforms, tool proliferation, age of underlying technologies; uptime/availability; and business processes.
  • Identify and document any risks, issues or critical success factors that may require immediate action.
  • Translate project requirements into detailed designs consistent with current and future platform strategy and roadmap while influencing requirements and balancing needs for immediate action and the POA.
  • Design external system interface architecture that includes appropriate application of techniques and standards.
  • Maintain and promote use of appropriate design techniques and methodologies.
  • Actively participate in testing design and execution to validate coverage and perform causal analysis.
  • Create effective and efficient control patterns, conduct risk evaluations and enforce policies and standards to enable the enterprise to conduct business at an appropriate and known risk level.
  • Ensure capabilities are reviewed and compliant within defined risk levels while considering hardware/software currency, performance/availability, security and information/transaction integrity and drive the awareness of required improvements. Communicate and manage governance parameters that take into account stakeholders' interests and processes with measurable results.
  • Research and maintain a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and solutions to solve business problems.
Additional Job Details:
  • Gather Non-Functional Requirements
  • Partner with business analysts, systems analysts and engineers in gathering and reviewing non-functional requirements.
  • Identify key business and technology drivers that impact architectures, including end-user requirements, existing software distribution capabilities, existing application environment (including legacy and packaged systems), and performance/availability requirements
  • Collaborate with application and infrastructure teams to understand scope and requirements.
  • Assess Technology
  • Conduct assessments of current business and technology architectures including: functional assessments, such as end user satisfaction and functional overlaps/gaps; and technical assessments, such as platforms, tool proliferation, age of underlying technologies; uptime/availability; and business processes.
  • Identify and document any risks, issues or critical success factors that may require immediate action.
  • Design/Translate project requirements into detailed designs consistent with current and future platform strategy and roadmap while influencing requirements and balancing needs for immediate action and the POA.
  • Design external system interface architecture that includes appropriate application of techniques and standards.
  • Maintain and promote use of appropriate design techniques and methodologies.
  • Actively participate in testing design and execution to validate coverage and perform causal analysis. Risk Assessment
  • Create effective and efficient control patterns, conduct risk evaluations and enforce policies and standards to enable the enterprise to conduct business at an appropriate and known risk level. Ensure capabilities are reviewed and compliant within defined risk levels while considering hardware/software currency, performance/availability, security and information/transaction integrity and drive the awareness of required improvements. Governance
  • Communicate and manage governance parameters that take into account stakeholders' interests and processes with measurable results.
  • Best Practices - Research and maintain a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies (Cloud, Machine Learning and Automation) and solutions to solve business problems.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field; or related work experience.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to effectively interact with all levels of technology and business partners.
  • Experience delivering concurrent, large information management projects at all phases-from project definition through design and delivery.
  • Financial Services industry specific knowledge that includes a working knowledge of industry standards and architectures.


If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Genesis10 provides access to career opportunities with over 40 clients in the Twin Cities. As the #3 ranked firm for Business and IT consulting in Minnesota, we offer a variety of opportunities whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions. Let's connect today!

Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
•    Medical and dental insurance available- including HSA
•    Bi-weekly payroll
•    Established consultant re-marketing program with our 50+ local clients!
•    401k plan
•    Downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul parking allowance
•    Delivery Director for employee success and support
•    Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income


About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”

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