Solutions Architect

Job title: Solutions Architect

$140000 – 145000 per year

Company: Vaco

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Job description: Location: Locally based in Tampa, FL. This will be remote for the 1st year; chance they may go to a loose hybrid model in 2025Must-Haves:

  • Application architecture background – for the business side.
  • Integrations, APIs, JavaScript
  • SaaS
  • Cloud, Azure preferred

We’re seeking a Solutions Architect with a cloud solution and web application architecture background. The Solutions Architect will design, deploy, and migrate systems for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS environments. The Solutions Architect will be responsible for identification and selection of appropriate cloud services based on requirements and constraints, has deep subject matter expertise, and can evaluate new technologies for fit in current infrastructure architecture. Additionally, the Solution Architect will be able to interface with senior developers to coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as required to meet the business requirements of the organization.This individual is also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant architecture blueprints for the organization. This individual will help design the testing of the interoperability of application modules under development by in-house software development teams, commercial off-the-shelf software deployed in the organization, and with external third parties as necessary. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of company’s strategic business plans.
  • Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to systems analysts, engineers, and other architects.
  • Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
  • Develop and manage a cloud infrastructure capacity plan.
  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce cloud application and integration technology standards policy.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and flexibility.
  • Research and make recommendations on integration products and services in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Build relationships with vendors of application software deployed in the organization’s IT environment to learn about and provide feedback on their technical integration capabilities.
  • Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in cloud infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end cloud integrated systems.
  • Develop and execute test plans to check cloud infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, system analysis, or a related field, or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree in computer science preferred.
  • Proven experience in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs.
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping.
  • Strong background in risk management methodologies as they relate to integration/software engineering.
  • Excellent understanding of typical multi-tier architectures: web servers, caching, application servers, load balancers, and storage.
  • Understanding of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and NoSQL.
  • Knowledge of message queuing, API management platforms and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
  • Familiarity with loose coupling and stateless systems.
  • Understanding of different consistency models in distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (CDN).
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services, XML, JSON.
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle.
  • Development experience with Node.js, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, React or similar.
  • Substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.
  • Strong working experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of network protocols and standards.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Work experience with information and application security concepts, mechanisms, and tools.
  • Awareness of end-user computing and collaborative technologies.
  • Large-scale distributed systems architecture.
  • System performance tuning.
  • Experience with Salesforce platform and/or MuleSoft integration development is a plus.
  • Experience integrating with Snowflake and/or other data analytics platforms is a plus.

Location: Tampa, FL

Job date: Fri, 03 May 2024 02:25:06 GMT

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