Solution Architect - 3460

Metro Systems is seeking a Solution Architect to serve in the Solution Architecture group of Enterprise Architecture. The selected candidate will adhere to defined standards to architect and design software systems; comply with collection of measurements of accomplishments; contribute to the quality and delivery of the technical documentation for software solutions; create overall application architectures, component designs, and systems integra


  • Possess strong knowledge in applied application, information, and integration architecture concepts utilizing a formal methodology (TOGAF preferred).
  • Possess comprehensive IT analytical skills and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of various multi-user, multi-tasking operating systems/platforms (Unix, Windows, z/OS).
  • Knowledge of various development platforms (Java, .NET, SharePoint…); knowledge of enterprise service approaches.
  • Demonstrated skills to produce relevant solution design artifacts including but not limited to: technical estimates, sequence diagrams, data models and conceptual logical and physical system designs; to prepare written communications and presentations; and be proficiently skilled with Microsoft Visio.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess project needs and in support of project managers:
    • Determining resource requirements.
    • Following SDLC and development methodologies (including Agile)
    • Maintaining customer confidence.
    • Developing business capability understanding.
    • Planning for Quality Assurance testing.
    • Track work progress.
    • Write and maintain design documentation.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.