99.25/hr Cloud Solution Architect. 12+ Months. Contract. Dearborn, MI. (L-3054) (C)


Are you a Data Center Migration Architect?  Multiple exposures to helping a client migrate from from their legacy data center to cutting edge ones (hybrid cloud, Pivotal, VMWare, etc.)?  Then this contract might be of interest to you.

In short, our agent has a client migrating all their apps (enterprise wide) from their legacy data center to one based on a hybrid cloud using a service framework.  Ideal candidate would have 10+ years with 2-3 projects as a lead on data center migration efforts.  Key skills mentioned by the agent are -- Pivotal, VMware, Service Framework, and defining migration groups from the applications (custom, package, etc.) to be migrated.   

So, if this sounds like you, APPLY TODAY!!!


(in order of desirability)

  • #1 - Data Center Migration Architect -- 10+ years, pivotal/VMWare, migration to cloud

  • Data Center Migration -- Application Architect Role
  • Virtualization

  • Data Center Migration -- Large Scale Data Centers
  • Data Center Migration -- Phased Migration Roadmap Creation from Application Architect Viewpoint
  • Cloud Computing -- VMWare
  • IaaS -- Infrastructure as a Service -- Cloud Foundry (Pivotal)
  • System Modernization Roles -- i.e. conversion of monolithic apps to microservices architecture
  • Cloud -- Application Migration -- Planning/Design
  • Cloud Computing -- Deployment Strategies
  • Cloud -- Private Cloud Infrastructures
  • Cloud Computing -- DevOps (Chef, Puppet, Zookeeper, Cloud Foundry, etc. )
  • Virtualization -- Containerization
  • Meeting facilitation -- VP/CxO
  • Application Migration -- Migration Groups
  • If the candidate is a sub-contract to you, are you o.k. with us paying you your markup separate and contracting directly with the candidates employer of record directly (Yes/No)? Put NA in comments if you are employer of record.

  • What is your birthday (agent/client use it for personal ID -- only need month/day)
  • If you are not local, are you willing to relocate at your cost (no expense to us or agent/client)?
  • Provide either (1) an online profile (LinkedIn URL, etc) or (2) a reference that you reported to. If providing reference, share name, company, phone, and email where email is from the domain of the company. If neither, put NA in comments.
  • Ideal times for follow-up conversations by phone (i.e. after 5 p.m., 12-1, anytime, etc.)
  • Can the candidate do a video interview AND provide photo id (sensitive information can be blacked out) PRIOR to that interview?
  • Would the candidate consider a limited w2 (versus 1099/c2c) contract? Vendors bringing candidates still get paid (via a separate fee).
  • Projects/Roles working with Global Consultancies (Ernst & Young, Accenture, etc.)
  • Skype ID of candidate (in case agent or client requests video call)
  • Who will be the candidates Employer of Record (full legal company name) if candidate wins this contract? If the submission is self-represented (independant) you can just put 1099/w2.
  • If requested, is the candidate o.k. with sharing a photo id PRIOR to video interview? Our agent, a global consultancy, requires it.

  • Status: x-Closed
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Role: Cloud Solution Architect
  • Location: Dearborn, MI.
  • Compensation: Up to $99.25/hr in a c2c/1099 structure. Limited W2 structure also possible but rate drops to $88.50/hr gross. We say gross as the limited w2 rate shown is before employer/employee taxes (not take home; take home would be lower as its after employee taxes which vary).
  • Payment Terms: Weekly invoice, NET 30 payment off invoice.
  • Expenses: Included in rate above
  • Positions: 1
  • Current pool: 0/20 (In Play/Submitted). Click HERE for summary view of candidates submitted so far.

    Last Update 02/08/18 14:11 PM. Tim Bauer. Per agent, this shifted to closed. Filled by internal resource. Thanks for applying. We'll keep you in mind for similar.. (full detail change log at bottom).
    Shortlist On 02/09/18
    Start On 02/26/18
    Duration Duration is estimated to be 12+ months.
    1st Post Date 11/08/17
    1st Screened by Amplified0
    Submitted to Client0
    Interviewed by Client0
    ClientShared after 1st Screen
    AgentShared after 1st Screen. Amplified is not the prime.
    Contact for Lead Tim Bauer
    Interview DetailsFace-to-face interview is NOT required after phone screen. That said, let LEVERAGEncy know on submission if Skype or other options AREN'T an option.
    Work Authorizations Client is only considering candidates with work authorizations of: Any Type
    IndustryFinancial Services
    Opp Quality The overall rating for this lead is C. This is based on contract duration being 12, 1 opening(s), and 7+ competitors at our level or better. You can see a graphical ruberic of how these stats translate to a rating here.
    L Number3054
    LayersBetween Amplified and the End Client there are 1 layers. In addition, the end client prefers that Amplified limits the layers between Amplified and the Employer of Record of the candidate to .


    02/08/18 14:11 PM . Tim Bauer. Per agent, this shifted to closed. Filled by internal resource. Thanks for applying. We'll keep you in mind for similar.

    01/25/18 14:56 PM . Tim Bauer. Still on indefinite hold.

    01/18/18 14:12 PM . Tim Bauer. Still on hold.

    01/10/18 17:38 PM . Tim Bauer. Per agent, this is going on hold. Manager has enough resumes right now (reviewing). I'll reopen if/when they ask for more.

    01/03/18 16:59 PM . Tim Bauer. Still going per agent. Hiring manager out till 1/10.

    12/28/17 14:40 PM . Tim Bauer. Still going per agent

    12/21/17 19:18 PM . Tim Bauer. Still going per agent.

    12/14/17 14:25 PM . Tim Bauer. Still active. 1 candidate going through tech eval.

    12/06/17 17:06 PM . Tim Bauer. Keep going here per agent. Have 2-3 in play (tech screen) but want to see more per agent.

    12/04/17 20:14 PM . Tim Bauer. Need more options asap. Two candidates that were in 2nd screen didn't pass. So pipeline dry.

    11/30/17 13:45 PM . Tim Bauer. Still open. Per agent, 2 tech screens scheduled, 1 pending (3 in play)

    11/27/17 14:27 PM . Tim Bauer. Confirming with agent if submissions w/ infra focus/background could work (assume not). They do continue to seek options here.

    11/22/17 14:37 PM . Tim Bauer. Client reopens this. Needs more resumes.

    11/22/17 14:36 PM . Tim Bauer. Status changed to 1-Active

    11/15/17 17:07 PM . Tim Bauer. Agent indicates this should go on hold (4 candidates in interview). So we'll table this for now and loop back if they reopen.

    11/10/17 21:00 PM . Tim Bauer. Shared candidate to agent. We'll wait to see what they think. Concern is CV is not broken down by project but does have VMWare and Pivotal.

    11/08/17 14:43 PM . Tim Bauer. Note this has been out for a couple days already (heads up).

    11/08/17 13:57 PM . Lead Created

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