IT Infrastructure Design - Systems Architect in Hopkins, MN at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Hopkins, MN
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  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

IT Infrastructure Design: Systems Architect:

Signature Consultants has a 6 month contract opportunity for an IT Infrastructure Design Systems Architect in the Twin Cities. The candidate must have experience in mortgage or early resolution to be considered. In this role the candidate will perform all roles within software development life cycle, using agile principles; meet with project stakeholders to complete business and system analysis; coordinate and execute test plans and test scripts using Azure DevOps; configure loss mitigation processes and available workout options within Early Resolution (ER) platform; participate in project audits and other QA activities; and producing project documentation as required by the SDLC.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years' experience: Analyzes, designs, develops, and supports all major information systems
  • Involved in determining the strategic direction of systems; determines the protocols tools, languages, and databases to be used; and understands how all data, applications and hardware functions and interact
  • Ivolved in all major systems development and re-engineering efforts. Provides applications and administration expertise in multiple areas, including UNIX-based servers, relational databases. LAN/WAN architectures, and other similar environments
  • 8+ years of work experience in Application Development/IT Systems Testing, and team leadership
  • Expert-level Coding Skills (typically Java or C#), including Version Control Systems and the Eclipse IDE
  • Functional Testing experience, including ability to create, maintain and execute both manual and automated tests
  • DevOps capabilities - containers, cloud, automation, security, configuration management, CI/CD
  • Extensive knowledge in modeling and application design and architecture
  • Expert programming knowledge skills
  • Expert knowledge in IT/Software quality assurance
  • Expert knowledge with system/application testing tools and implementation
  • Strong understanding of Information Management
  • Extensive knowledge in product/vendor management and change control
  • Experience in: Unit Testing (including automation and integration with CI systems) and Agile Software Development (typically Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Open, honest, collaborative and clear intra-team communication skills
  • Entirely self-directed, can solve business problems from inception to implementation- can solve business problems without explicit direction
  • Creative, flexible, and willing to continuously change, evolve, and improve software development processes
  • Strong understanding of system and network architecture
  • Ability to identify, resolve, and retest defects
  • Expert skills in service virtualization, test case modeling, and test data management tools and processes
  • Leads by example; providing support and mentoring as needed to ensure sufficient skill, knowledge and effectiveness in the development and testing process
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and direction
  • Demonstrated enterprise-level collaboration and system architecture design
  • Demonstrated mentorship of more junior resources in technical and business topics
  • Expert knowledge in CI/CD solutions, such as Jenkins and Maven
  • Ability to analyze features to deliver solutions that meet business needs
  • Ability to follow policy requirements related to documentation and other processes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and communication/leadership skills

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 14th 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.