Solution Architect - Specialist in Milwaukee, WI US at Apex Systems

    Apex Systems
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Our great Fortune 500 client in Downtown Milwaukee has an immediate opening for a Solution Architect. If you are interested please apply with resume to


    Seeking performance engineering minded Solution Architect contractor for 4-6 month engagement dedicated to leading efforts to improve consistency of response time performance of a modern Cloud based internal system relied on daily for critical insurance sales related capabilities by over 10,000 users.

    The person in this role assess production monitoring data in relation to overall system architecture to identify patterns in sporadic subpar response times and probable root causes. Develop detailed understanding of system architecture, including dependencies and associated performance characteristics. Generate prioritized set of recommendations to improve performance. Lead efforts to implement approved recommendations. Assess effectiveness and quantify value delivered. Establish repeatable system for continual production performance assessment and feedback into actionable performance improvement recommendations. Work with multiple Software Engineering teams, Test Engineering and Support Engineering, as well as Product and Program Management, under minimal direction.

    Must haves:

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
    5+ years professional software development experience, preferably including C# .NET and NodeJS
    3+ years experience in solution architecture on large scale systems
    Extensive experience in distributed systems performance monitoring and tuning
    Experience with Cloud based distributed microservices architectures
    Experience with RDBMS performance monitoring and tuning
    Experience with persistence and caching technologies, preferably Aurora, REDIS, Dynamo
    Results oriented self-starter with strong initiative and ability to learn quickly
    Systems thinker
    Data driven decision maker
    Excellent communication skills

    Nice to haves:
    Experience with GraphQL services highly desirable
    Experience with New Relic, Dynatrace or similar highly desirable
    Experience with Amazon Web Services highly desirable

    EEO Employer

    Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

    Posting ID: 555273818Posted: 2020-07-14