Cloud Solutions Architect in Highland Park, TX at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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Cloud Architect Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Cloud Architect to provide technical and corporate leadership for large development, installation or support projects/teams. The candidate will lead the technical design, development, testing, and implementing of IT projects according to Customer/system requirements. This position will Influence technical direction at the enterprise level, introducing emerging technologies. The Architect will serve as an expert level resource for technology/project development review; coordinate project activities and consult across multiple projects, computing platforms, and technologies; and coach the technical development of those in less senior positions, including other Architects. Ensure deliverables.


  • Responsible for portfolio high level designs and architecture including designing architecture back to the ERA
  • Responsible for developing and executing against solution strategies and business plans that support business expansion
  • Focuses on integrating various parts of a solution into one cohesive network that solves a larger technical problem(s)
  • Oversees complex technical lifecycles from inception, requirements analysis, design, to fluid implementation phases
  • Owns getting buy in and consensus on approach / owns concept diagrams and from Infrastructure and software Teams
  • Ability to negotiate approach/scope of projects and vendor contracts
  • Coordinates tasks and objectives with internal and external resources
  • Accountable for detailed solution designed developed by Tech Leads
  • Ensures use of repositories for deliverables, methodologies, and business development documents
  • Consulted on Business area roadmap and responsible for aligning application/technology roadmap to address business needs
  • Responsible for Enterprise Architecture compliance at the portfolio architecture level
  • Tracks and manages component interdependencies
  • Consulted for input on T-shirt sizing of initiatives
  • Engages with non-SWA Team (C)(r)
  • Identify holes in enterprise/portfolio architecture/Stacks and works through portfolio architect to resolve


  • Model desired organizational behavior as defined in the Company values and Leadership Competencies.
  • Cultivate and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, teamwork, and work-life balance.
  • Lead, support and influence the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the department and corporation.
  • Proactively lead cross-functional teams in department-wide solutions, ensuring that open communication is maintained.
  • Conceive and convey innovative programs and processes across the department and with business.
  • Anticipates and leads change for continuous improvement.
  • Represent Director in cross-departmental meetings and decision-making activities.


  • Demonstrate willingness to learn; coach the development of other IT technical staff.
  • Able to seek out new technologies that may have value to the organization.
  • Stay informed as to industry developments and utilizes this knowledge to develop new solutions.
  • Provide executive level presentations at the enterprise level
  • Pursue personal and professional development
  • Negotiate and execute critical vendor relations in support of systems and architecture.


  • AWS Experience
  • Need to have a strong developers background, familiar with AWS and Strong with Cloud Formation(#1)
  • Not looking for PMs that got into Architecture mandating that our cloud environment are automatically provisioned.
  • Very comfortable with Programming Familiar with GIT, and checking things in and out Promotions Comfortable with Jenkins as a build tool AWS Services: API Gateway, RDS of some sort (Kenisis, dynamo, etc.)
  • Identity and Access Management Secrets
  • Manager Needs a Cloud Expert extremely versed in AWS Some DevOps background experience Needs strong security knowledge

Required Skills:

  • Five to eight years of work experience in multiple technology disciplines; required.
  • Three to five years of engineering and/or business work experience; required.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills (ability to address large and small audiences).
  • Ability to articulate (verbally/visually) ideas, approach, concepts, options, risk, impact, and recommendations to technical, non-technical, and Leadership audiences. [facilitate meetings with medium to large audience of peers]
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must possess outstanding business acumen, and a sound understanding of industry rules / standards.
  • Must be highly organized, motivated, and capable of working with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to mentor / coach Tech Leads, Senior Developers, and Peers in a domain or technical area.
  • Ability to provide expert technical and Thought Leadership in a domain area / app suite.
  • Outstanding leadership skills including partnering, consensus building, influencing.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management methodology and principles.
  • Outstanding understanding of business process and business rules for a Portfolio.
  • Expert knowledge of computer or network systems hardware, and software theory, emerging practices / concepts, and technology relevant to organizational / portfolio vision.


  • B.S./M.S. in computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems and /or equivalent formal training or work experience.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.