Solution Architect

Kforce Englewood, CO

About the Job

Kforce has a client in search of a Solution Architect in Englewood, Colorado (CO).Summary: The Solution Architect is responsible for building and maintaining -trusted advisor- relationships with senior client personnel within both business and development organizations. The Solution Architect designs and delivers IT and business transformation solutions leveraging automation, Cloud Computing (Amazon Web Services, Azure) and other related technologies. Essential Responsibilities: * Prepares detailed Cloud architectures for business solutions ranging from independent to complex systems * Monitors the implementation of architecture throughout the domain and provides technical mentoring, guidance, and clarification to other architects and technical implementation resources * Provides effective communication to business and technical community on behalf of the domain * Leads the definition of architecture principles, guidelines, patterns, and standards * Applies appropriate estimating techniques to determine the level of effort required for the technical implementation of the solution * Investigates new technologies and product opportunities that could be used to generate competitive advantage * Creates technology roadmaps for the domain solution portfolio * Identifies technology trends and evaluates their impact on the domain solution portfolio * Partners with the development team to work in DevOps deployment of architected solutions * Participates as an active team member and participant in on-call, planned maintenance, production outages, and projects * Applies advanced job principles, theories, and concepts; Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts, as well as advanced job practices, techniques, and standards; Recognized as a job expert within the company * Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or in a related field of study * Typically, 14 or more years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience, or advanced degree or equivalent; 10 years of experience in Infrastructure (sysadmin, database, network, cloud) * Microsoft Azure ARM * DevOps (Chef, Jenkins, Artifactory, Git) * PowerShell, Python, or Ruby Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours