Grand Rapids, Michigan

Solution Architect

  • unknown
  • Posted: Sep 15, 2020
  • Job Type: Contract, Corp-To-Corp


Initech Global is looking for Solution Architect to work with their client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a 12 months contract position with the possibility of extension.


The purpose of this position is to design, develop, test, document, and implement programming solutions in business areas with moderate supervision. The design of these solutions directly affects the availability, functionality and reliability of systems to customers. This position develops solutions which provide cost benefits for the end-customer and increased revenue for the company.

Education and Experience:

Must have:

  • Full-stack development/deployment experience in an Amazon Web Services environment
  • Experience with serverless architectures and design patterns
  • Ability to lead the technical implementation of an application based on an overall architecture vision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, to produce clear documentation and interact with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • AWS experience, especially around migration from a monolith.

Strongly recommended:

  • Familiarity with event-driven architectures that utilize data streams
  • Experience with developing and deploying microservices and API gateways
  • Experience with CI/CD and automated testing frameworks
  • Familiarity with relational and document database technologies
  • Agile/Scrum delivery methodology


  • AWS Certified Developer
  • Familiarity with JIRA/Confluence
  • Experience with Lambdas and RDS (Aurora) would be a big plus.

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.

Required Skills:

Full Stack Development, AWS, Lambda, Aurora