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Solutions Architect
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 20, 2021
Job Id #50757 Posted September 21, 2021

Job Description:
  • Execute one to many aspects of architecture, design, build, and implementation of technical solutions, and capabilities.
  • Leads the creation of business solutions, capabilities, and is a strong influencer that engages with client executives and stakeholders.
  • Provide IT Solutions within the constraints of budget, resource, and business dependencies.
  • Has mastered the understanding of business complexities, problems or opportunities & applies expert knowledge, skills, and experiences to assist IT & Business stakeholders in aligning strategy and objectives to an acceptable solution/outcome.
  • Under general direction, identifies departmental level challenges, recommends, and executes solutions.
  • Solves very difficult business problems through both effective use of financial and technology management while efficiently leveraging human resource management.
  • Is an expert at interacting with peers, teams, business partners, & management to align strategy & objectives to a solution outcome.
  • Utilizes proper latitude and autonomy.
  • Job functions includes responsibility of architecture, design, and implementation of technical solutions and capabilities.
  • Perform Business, Data, Application, or Technology architecture work across both individual solutions, and overall products.
  • Engages across teams including technical briefings and demonstrations of new technologies and solutions.
  • Keep current on technologies and trends across the industry including hands on experience in lab and POC efforts.
  • Mentor technical leads and collaborate with other delivery & engineering leaders to build a technical solution.
  • Responsible to set the technical architectural align with long-term vision and design principles. Align with the Enterprise architects.
  • Responsible for architecting scalability, resiliency, and elasticity into the foundation of product architecture for cloud.
  • Build products to be open and extensible and enable fast integrations with partners and external applications.
  • Defines a best-fit solution for existing problems.
  • Develop reference architecture.
  • Support the development team, accompanying the project at the implementation stage.
  • Ensures technological risks are accounted for and solutions meet necessary requirements.
  • Required in-depth hands-on expertise in Microsoft .Net platforms, high level knowledge of unmanaged programming.
  • Able to work on multiple products or applications to provide architecture and design solution.
  • Good understanding and hands-on of DevOps/CICD including security scans, automated testing.
*** Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

Basic Qualifications (BQs)
  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of related experience or high school diploma/GED and 9 years of related IT experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with the design, architecture, and implementation of microservice architecture.
  • 3+ experience working as Solutions Architect.
  • 5+ years of experience with .NET technologies ,API driven development and JavaScript frameworks.
  • Resource will be working with React, but open to candidates with Angular experience, too.
  • 2+ years of cloud application design & development experience.
Preferred Qualifications (PQs)
  • Education and Experience: Master’s degree and 8 years of related IT experience
  • 2+ years of Enterprise Software Architecture role
  • Solution Architect Certification (AWS/Azure)
  • 1+ year of experience/understanding of business analysis techniques and processes

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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