Network/Systems Architect in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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Network/Systems Architect (IT) Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Network/Systems Architect for an opportunity with a client in Chicago, or Naperville, IL. This is a contract to hire position. Looking for w2 candidates whom can convert.


  • Looking for high level caliber candidate. Good experience working w/ business side and able to understand tech on network side as well would be ideal
  • Nice to have: financial experience, having worked w/ peers in diff time zones/locations, worked on big, complex networks
  • Will be working in a big network: 40,000 ethernet cords, 1200 cisco devices
  • Interview process: phone screen w/ HM then webex video interviews w/ a few members of the team
  • Has experience in multiple system environments.
  • Requires broad architectural knowledge of all components of applications and infrastructure systems including object and component based development environments; communications technologies including middleware and open gateways; and multiple backend database technologies.
  • Must be skilled in the design/management/oversight of multiple development/infrastructure efforts integrating multiple technologies to implement the process component of a requirements based solution
  • Capable of eliciting, understanding and instantiating a complete solution to business problem
  • Integrates the analysis of business models, logical specifications and/or user requirements to design and implement solutions.
  • Responsibilities extend to all components of an application and application environment including front, back, and middle tiers where applicable. These individuals can lead a tool evaluation effort, including the definition of the evaluation criteria, identification of tools to be evaluated, and the actual evaluation
  • Work may involve interacting with and managing product vendors/suppliers
  • Can design an entire system configuration including hardware, software, and communications.
  • Can define a total disaster recovery plan and present the client with various options Work with and manage multiple suppliers

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.