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Solutions Architect

Company: Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Solutions Architect

Position, 00080837 Job Family: Technology Services Job Code: 9414

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Learn about our departments: Information Technology Services (ITS) Northwest Regional Data Center (NWRDC) Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

Closing date: 04/08/2024

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf


Responsible for collaborating with stakeholders in designing, prototyping, and evaluating highly scalable solutions. The Solution Architect will design, evaluate, and prototype solutions across multiple domains, including business, data, application, infrastructure, and security, towards the achievement of business outcomes. Works with the Enterprise Architect to provide leadership towards establishing technology standards and governance.

Collaborates with a variety of diverse teams (IT and Business) to update existing systems and introduce strategic innovations focused on both current and long-term strategies. Reach technology solution design options and technology choices through written recommendations that elaborate a rationale through analysis & collaboration.
Develop solution roadmaps, target state solution architectures, document design approaches with the delivery of specifications and working prototypes.
Provides technical direction to application and project teams to ensure IT solutions are designed, built, and implemented in accordance with sound architectural principles that address the business needs driving strategic systems.
Provides leadership in the direction of technical development standards and governance.
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of documentation pertaining to IT standards and governance.
Performs duties in compliance with ITS policies, guidelines, and processes pertaining to support requests, work orders, project management, change management, and incident management. Appropriately utilizes associated tools in accordance with ITS standards.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or other appropriate degree and five years experience or an equivalent combination of post high school education and experience.


Experience with public cloud technology (AWS and Azure).

TOGAF Certification

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

Learn more about our university and campuses: https://hr.fsu.edu/working-fsu/prospective-employees

Pay Plan

This is an Administrative and Professional (A&P) position.

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How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Background Check Requirements

Standard BG check for ITS, ERP, and FLVC positions: This position requires the successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Or depending on the level of complexity of the role, may also require a more through screening as listed below:

Level 2 BG check for NWRDC and ITS ISPO: Background Check, Level 2

CJIS for NWRDC: As required by U.S. Justice Department, CJIS level Background Checks shall be conducted for positions with access to Criminal Justice Information.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Keywords: Florida State University, Tallahassee , Solutions Architect, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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