Enterprise Architecture Consultant

Chicago, IL

Turn it up to 11 as an Enterprise Architect! 

Do you want to be utilizing the latest technology to solve some of the biggest challenges that companies are facing?  Do you want the opportunity to work with a team of incredibly intelligent, fun-loving, and collaborative engineers and architects?  Are you looking to grow and develop your skills across a variety of technologies? 

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then Inspire11 could be a great fit for you!  We are a full services local consulting firm that is building out customized solutions to help our clients stay relevant in an ever-changing technological environment.  Our project work spans across a variety of specialties including app development, software development, cloud migrations, completely greenfield projects, feature enhancement, etc. and a variety of industries.   

We partner with our clients to optimize their business, and ultimately blow their minds with the solutions we’re able to implement.  Our team is always tackling the most difficult problems that client teams face, and are never stuck in maintenance mode.  This means that they are working on exciting projects like building out the world’s first smart trailer.   

Our team is always learning from each other and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.   

You’re still not sold?  There’s more: 

  • Growth opportunity: We are always learning new technologies and educating our clients on what’s available in the tech space.  You also will have the opportunity to engage in growing the team and there are ample opportunities to take ownership 
  • Work life balance: We are respectful of people’s boundaries and have unlimited time off so that our team has time to recharge and do their best work 
  • Flexible hours: We understand that our team members have different needs and do our best to work with their schedules  
  • Inclusive environment:  We are committed to building an inclusive environment where all teammates feel comfortable and supported 
  • Fun!  We love to keep things fun, both within our client work and at company wide events. 


So what do I have to do to join?  

  • You have  at least 10  years of experience and a proven track record of delivery and growth 
  • You can still get your hands dirty with when needed to support your team 
  • You have experience working within AWS, Azure, or both; and how application, infrastructure, and governance are deployed in these environments 
  • You have a deep knowledge of software development practices, cloud and/or on-prem architecture, and deployment tooling and practices 
  • You can build out complex systems across different business verticals and technology frameworks  
  • You can chart, design, implement, manage teams, and ship multiple solutions for enterprise clients and users 
  • You have experience working directly with clients in various industries leading a highly collaborative team of the best and brightest developers  
  • You can connect existing software systems to facilitate collaboration, communication, security, and efficient administration of corporate technical infrastructure. 
  • You have mentored engineers on proper development practices, patterns, and techniques 
  • You can interact with key decision makers to deliver and drive projects (CIO, CTO, Directors, & business stakeholders)   
  • You have experience serving as a leader for the full life-cycle of projects from requirements gathering, development, all the way through to implementation & roll-out   


I can do that!  Any other skills that would be a bonus?  

  • You have experience designing and implementing identity management systems 
  • You have experience designing data architectures and storage solutions 
  • You have experience designing and implementing robust enterprise messaging solutions  
  • You have done IT automation for control of user operating system maintenance, intrusion detection systems, network provisioning, and routing 
  • You stay on top of the changing technology ecosystems and are passionate about continuous learning 
  • You enjoy working directly with clients to bring a project from inception through design and implementation to completion  
  • You have one or more of the following certifications: MSCA, RHCA, CISSP, AWS, or Azure  
  • You have a passion for mentoring and leading other engineers on the team  
  • You have the ability to choose platforms, tools, languages, and frameworks that are appropriate to a specific software solution
  • You want to contribute to raising the culture of modern technology development within the company 
  • You are comfortable working in fast paced environments, can wear many hats, and have a general fear of being bored  
  • You have expertise in computer architecture, computer networks, and information security 
  • You have the ability to choose platforms, tools, languages, and frameworks that are appropriate to a specific software solution 
  • You have experience with both relational & non-relational databases
  • You have experience with hybrid architectures  


We believe that everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. Nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of the digital and analytics space.    

This role requires the willingness and ability to be onsite at the Inspire11 or client location depending on project needs to maximize in-person collaboration and build stronger relationships.

Please note employees must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. Inspire11 is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an applicant’s employment visa.

Inspire11 is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

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Tags: Analytics Automation AWS Azure CISSP Cloud Governance Intrusion detection RDBMS

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Team events Unlimited paid time off

Region: North America
Country: United States

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