IT Solutions Architect in Horseheads, New York at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally


  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint


  • Painted Post, NY


The Enterprise Architect spends 50% of their time supporting project teams implementing application and infrastructure change projects globally and 50% of their time working with the IT Architecture team in the creation of roadmaps, standards and future state architectures.

The Enterprise Architect works closely with Application Architects, Hosting Architects, Network Architects, End User Compute Architects and the business in order to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective solutions and new technologies for managing change.


Primary responsibilities of this position are related to the architecture and delivery of solutions and standards in the IT Enterprise Architecture Function. Some of the specific responsibilities of this role include:

• Develop strategies, roadmaps and standards

• Provide architectural consulting to programs, projects and initiatives.

• Design and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.

• Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architectures.

• Develop logical, conceptual and physical architectural models.

• Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans.

• Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies to project teams.

• Gain organizational commitment for enterprise level architecture and initiatives.

• Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations.

• Support business and IT strategic planning.

• Develop, communicate and deploy Enterprise Architecture Governance processes.

• Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans.

• Maintain domain level documents in an Enterprise Architecture repository and tool set.



Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, engineering, or equivalent experience, Master’s preferred.


7-10 years relevant work experience, with 3 - 5 years’ experience as an Enterprise or Senior Solution Architect.


The Enterprise Architect will be an overall effective manager, communicator, and leader. She/he will be able to conceptualize, plan, document and communicate effectively. The correct candidate will possess energy, develop value-added service definitions, and help lead change.

The successful candidate for this position will have the following experience and expertise:

• Knowledge and experience on application architecture, infrastructure architecture, development and integration.

• Very deep understanding of various business domains (e.g. Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Supply-chain)

• Provide leadership in design and implementation of solutions, strategies and technologies.

• Architect level knowledge and hands-on experience with some combination of storage, compute, cloud, and virtualization technologies

• Good understanding of Virtualization technologies such as VMware

• Clear thinker who anticipates and develops strategies for anticipated future consequences and trends on both application and infrastructure areas.

• Good understanding of the new architecture patterns, like Micro-services for applications.

• Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

• Works collaboratively with multiple levels to develop innovative or creative solutions that work effectively

• Copes with change and decides well without having the total picture

• Knows how to organize people and activities into an efficient work flow

• Solves difficult problems with effective solutions using rigorous logic and methods

• Knowledgeable about current and possible future IT trends and technology

• Architect, Design and implement health check operations.

• Resolve and troubleshoot technical issues on complex global technologies.

• Provides direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others

• Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably

• Constantly and consistently a top performer who can be counted on to exceed goals on a regular basis

• Effective communicator and presenter in formal and informal settings

• Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose

• Possesses strong IT, planning, and financial knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

• Highly self-motivated and directed

• Team-oriented, collaborative environment leadership skills

• Effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities

• Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills

• Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools

• Ability to lead international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures

• Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others

• Previous experience designing and implementing O365 including security

• Deep knowledge of the Microsoft architecture for O365

• Deep experience with industry best practices for the migration of Exchange, SharePoint and Office, InTune, MDM

• Deep knowledge of the security architecture for O365

• Previous experience operating production O365



• Java, .NET,

• Web and Mobile technologies (HTML5, JavaScript frameworks- Bootstrap, angular, jQuery-, Xamarin)

• COTS Apps, SAA, PAAS, ideally azure.

• SDLC and apps delivery automation

• New cutting-edge technologies (Docker, Node.js)


• Office 365

• VMWare, Hyper-V

• NetApp OnTap 7-Mode and

• HP Storage: EVA, XP, 3Par

• HP Server Hardware

• Dell Server Hardware

• Microsoft Technologies (AD, SCCM, EMS, InTune)

• Cisco Networking, Router, Switches

• Riverbed WAN Accelerators, OPNET