Lead IT Architect

Missouri, Armed Forces Americas

Remote position available

Job Description

Looking for an IT Architect to provide technical leadership and develop strategic and tactical plans to execute on business strategies and achieve desired outcomes. Looking for candidates with knowledge / experience with the latest and greatest tech stacks, including cloud. Preference will be giving to candidates in and around the St. Louis, MO area, but open to potential remote / telecommute candidates as well as a secondary option.

Ideal candidate would have experience with:

- iSeriese
- Cloud / AWS

Experience with legacy system modernization, leading transformative initiatives (agile, lean, modernizations) is a plus, but not reequired.

This position provides architecture support for one or more concurrent projects across multi-platform and business area solutions.
  • Drive detailed and evolutionary designs and architectures of complex solutions involving at least two of the following domains within a solution:  Application, Infrastructure, Security, Database or Business Process.
  • Lead the definition and communication of IT architecture and solutions for IT Leaders and development teams. 
  • Mindful of the Healthcare Industry and Digital Health trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Job Information


Lead IT Architect



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

AWS - Amazon Web Services Certified Developer - Associate - Enterprise, AWS - Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - Enterprise, AWS - Amazon Web Services Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate - Enterprise, TOGAF - The Open Group Architecture Framework - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • 4+ years related experience including a minimum of 2+ years designing, building and deploying software in IT.
  • Expert in modern technologies and languages, development patterns, data modeling, cloud/PaaS and application integration technologies.
  • Critical Thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Experience leading cross functional project teams, workgroups. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Experience in health care or insurance industries.
AWS Certification or Exposure (Architect, Sysops, Developer)
Service Now Certification.   

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