Sentinel Technical Systems Architect, Senior in Springfield, Illinois

MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

Awarded Chicago Tribune TOP WORKPLACE seven consecutive years

About Us:

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from communications, to data center, to cloud and managed services, which includes our staffing solutions. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, Dell/EMC, and NetApp. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Chicago, Downers Grove (HQ), and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA.

If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, values a team-oriented culture and rewards based on impact!

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Technical Systems Architect, Senior

As a Senior Technical Systems Architect, you will combine a deep understanding of technology, applications, industry best practices, DevOps methodology, business processes and architectural patterns to drive business and IT transformation. In this role you will collaborate with business and technology leaders, stakeholders, engineers, and analysts to understand strategic business initiatives and develop technical solutions that satisfy those needs. This is a long term contract opportunity located in Springfield, IL.

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  • 10+ years of experience across the four enterprise architecture domains: business, system/application, information/data, and technical/infrastructure

  • Expert level understanding of major microservices patterns including: registration, discovery, sidecars, circuit breakers, load balancing, exactly One Semantics, Application layer acknowledgement

  • Experience with Microsoft development environment such as Visual Studio 2012/2015/2017, C#, WPF, ASP.Net

  • 3+ years of experience in Micro services design

  • Strong understanding of Cloud computing and experience working with the leading Cloud service providers to migrate large applications to the cloud in the IaaS, Paas, and SaaS environments

  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment

  • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Must be currently working in a similar position

  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude

We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.

What you get:

We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive pay rate, employer portion of Soc. Security/Medicare paid, medical benefits, 401K retirement savings, discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.

As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

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Job ID: 2019-2059

Street: 2815 W. Washington St.