IT Architect in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IT Architect


  • Document, critique, and publish appropriate architecture principles and standards, position papers, best practices, development patterns and frameworks
  • Help to create and define product roadmap/IT vision
  • Identify opportunities to leverage inter-project synergies, application and enterprise software or infrastructure asset re-use, and opportunities to expose application assets for enterprise consumption
  • Communicates system architecture to technical and business audiences
  • Reviews functional and technical designs to identify areas of risk and/or missing requirements
  • Design service contracts based around accepted company standards
  • Ability to interact with multiple teams to coordinate a common deliverable.
  • Strong backend development skillset
  • Strong Microsoft Azure skills are required.
  • Understanding of Master Data Management concepts, a plus
  • Perform regular code reviews and assist in training of developers and interns
  • Performs other related duties as required


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Post-graduate education is desired.


Requires the following experience or equivalent combination of education and experience as a minimum to enter any level of IT Architect job:

Requires the following experience or equivalent combination of education and experience as a minimum to enter any level of IT Architect job:

  • Must have led the technology direction for multiple projects and led or presented architecture concepts outside the realm of immediate workgroup
  • Demonstrated experience as the application development system designer or technical lead on system critical projects
  • May require one or more of the following experience requirements:

- Five or more years working in a cloud or hybrid computing environment

- Five or more years demonstrated experience in working with relational (and/or document) databases

- Five or more years demonstrated experience in modern software application technologies

- Experience in building performant web sites including On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP), batch and reporting systems


  • In-depth knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles (including waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development)
  • Proficiency in solutions design and requirements definition disciplines leveraging model driven design based tools and techniques including conceptual solution component models, business process models, use cases, etc.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executive, management, individual contributors)
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, team, and time management skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take
  • Ability to estimate work effort for project sub-plans or small projects and ensure the project is successfully completed
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsive to internal and external customers and contacts
  • Willingly and successfully fulfills the role of teacher, mentor and coach
  • May require a thorough understanding of design patterns and their application
  • May require a thorough understanding of Model-View-Controller design patterns for web applications
  • Requires a fluency in developing and understanding sequence diagrams, class models, etc.
  • May require in-depth knowledge of networking, computing platform, storage, database, security, middleware, network and systems management, and related infrastructure technologies and practices


API Development, Azure Sql Database, Azure Service Bus,, Azure Cognitive Search, Azure Data Factory, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Functions (function apps), TDD, Azure DevOps

CI/CD pipelines, Microservices, Profisee (a plus)