Solution Architect

Advantage Tech is searching for a Solution Architect to join their client's team in Lee's Summit, Mo.

Please note the client is moving to a new facility in February 2022 and this position will be relocated to Lenexa, KS. 


Job Description

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility: 

The Solution Architect is primarily responsible for:

  • Finding the best tech solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems.
  • Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of software to project stakeholders.
  • Defining features, phases, and solution requirements.
  • Providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide analysis, architectural design and leadership on large complex projects
  • Analyze the technology environment
  • Analyze and document requirements
  • Define the collaboration / integration framework
  • Create a solution prototype
  • Participate in technology selection
  • Provide oversight of solution development
  • Support project management
  • Work within defined IT processes and procedures including the company’s internal software development life cycle methodology (SDLC)
  • Provide guidance and knowledge transfer to peers for areas of expertise
  • Serve as liaisons between technical and business departments in order to ensure that all requirements and targets are met
  • Work with little to no supervision with extreme latitude for independent judgment
  • Consult with senior peers on large complexity projects
  • Proficient in all levels and phases of application development and support
  • Participate in 24×7 On Call rotation supporting break/fix ticket resolution
  • Other administrative tasks (i.e. filing, preparing documentation)
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems
  • Actively participate in team and company meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to research architectural patterns to decide on optimal solution in given scenarios
  • Ability to document and present architecture concepts, often narrowing complex ideas to a single overview
  • Analytical, motivated and ability to learn new technologies and applications
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge and management of System Development Lifecycle Methodologies
  • 7+ years of successful application & system development and management; database experience utilizing the .NET Framework
  • 3+ years of successful Solution Architect Experience
  • Proven experience leading tasks or projects related to large size software implementations
  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keenly attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

Preferred Experience:

  • Providing architecture solutions in a Cloud environment
  • Project experience using Agile Methodology
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS): STARLIMS, Copia
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Specimen Management Systems
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Lab Instrument Interfaces connecting instruments to LIMS
  • SQL Server or Oracle Knowledge
  • Knowledge of testing laboratory operations and processes
  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs; including project management tools, MS Project
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