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Application Architect - Contract to Hire role

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
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Kelly Services is seeking an **Application Architect** for a leading hospital and health care Client. This is a Contract to Hire opportunity.

**Job Title:** **Application Architect**

**Location:** **Chicago IL (This position will start remote until Offices open up** **)**

**Type: Contract (W2)**

**Length: 9 months (** This position will be filled on a contract-to-hire basis; the position will be contracted through 2021, with the expectation that a successful candidate will be hired permanently at year-end **)**

**Pay Rate: $69.32/HR**


We are seeking a results-driven Application Architect to drive the enhancement and integration of our enterprise system for Application Portfolio Management and Technology Lifecycle Management. Our department's mission is to provide corporate leadership with complete line-of-sight to their IT estate, from high-level concepts such as Value Streams and Business Capabilities, down through Products and Applications, to the underlying Technologies and Versions that enable them. To this end, we have implemented our Sightline ATPM system for application and technology portfolio management.

As our Application Architect, you will be expected to bring your knowledge of industry best practices in application architecture, data modeling, and system integration to bear on the future development of Sightline ATPM.


Collaborate with senior leaders to define business-specific application needs.

Assess and prioritize competing business needs from multiple areas.

Synthesize new needs with the tool's existing capabilities to define specifications that fit within the system's operational paradigms.

Organize the development of features, enhancements, bug fixes, and data loads into timed sprints.

Create and maintain architecture diagrams and documentation that accurately describe the Sightline system and its integration with partner systems.

Maintain master lists of system classes, fields and attributes.

Create spreadsheet templates that facilitate the import of large bodies of data, and assist partner areas with their use.

Assist with the creation of relationships between applications, technologies, capabilities, features, and other logical and physical IT entities.

Apply standards across different application functions.

Serve as a primary liaison to the Sightline vendor development team for communicating requirements.

Provide testing and quality assurance for select features as they are implemented.

Approve the promotion of features from our Quality Assurance (QA) to Production environment.

Documenting application development processes, procedures, and standards.

Contributing to our department's vision for the value Sightline will deliver.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science, or other related field; or equivalent work experience.

7 years of experience in multiple areas of IT, and 3 years of experience as an Application Architect.

Advanced to expert-level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application systems design and integration.

Understanding of, and ability to drive, Agile development cycles for an enterprise application.

Familiarity with Jira issue tracking and Agile development management software.

Understanding of the use of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for data retrieval and insertion.

Ability to define point-to-point and hub-and-spoke data transfer mechanisms, with a principled understanding of when each is appropriate.

Demonstrated experience and proficiency in relational database design and data modeling.

Understanding of Data Lakes, the layers within them, and the purpose and intent of each.

High proficiency in the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) in relational databases.

Mastery of Microsoft Excel, including advanced techniques such as pivot tables, pivot charts, lookups, and data validation.

Understanding of enterprise-wide Application Rationalization, and the ability to initiate, drive, and report on an Application Rationalization effort.

Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

Superb organizational and time management skills.

Great collaboration and communication skills.

If this position is of interest to you please share your updated word profile and portfolio at ( and advise the best time and number at which you can be reached.

Shazneen Irani

Professional Technical Recruiter

Kelly Services, Inc. (

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

By partnering with Kelly IT, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


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Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-24

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