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Solutions Architect


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

As a Solution Architect at Equifax Workforce Solutions, you'll be responsible for designing and implementing complex software systems that meet business needs. The Solution Architect will analyze requirements, create architectural designs, select appropriate technologies and ensure the overall system integrity. You'll collaborate on innovative solutions with internal stakeholders such as product, information security, enterprise architecture, and feature teams to ensure solutions align with strategic goals. Your technical leadership and guidance throughout the development lifecycle, and your hands-on experience with cloud-native platforms will be instrumental.

This is a hybrid role that requires working in one of our office locations 3 days per week. Office options are: St Louis, Louisville, Atlanta, Reston.

This role is currently not sponsorship eligible (we will not be able to consider applicants that require sponsorship currently or in the future.)

What you’ll do

  • Architect, design and implement smart solutions in GCP/AWS using Cloud Native capabilities.
  • Establish the high-level Solution Intent for given project or problem statement
  • Establish responsibilities of major logical components of the solution in collaboration with other team members
  • Develop architecture deliverables necessary to illustrate system behavior, including usage models, and cost of ownership models and failure analysis model
  • Ensure that the solution is aligned with the technology strategy, uses standard solution building blocks and can be built and operated in an efficient manner aligned with economic value of the project
  • Develop, analyze, split, and prioritize work required to implement the system’s non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical oversight of implementation, keeping the final build and overall implementation aligned with the solution intent
  • Demonstrable cross-functional knowledge with systems, storage, networking, security and databases
  • Partner with Engineering, and SREs to analyze any outages or resiliency issues and provide remediation steps

What experience you need 

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent job experience required
  • 5+ years experience related to IT Management or other information technology solutions architecture role
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and developing software in the public cloud

What could set you apart

  • Cloud Certification Strongly Preferred
  • Experience in monitoring infrastructure and application uptime and availability to ensure functional and performance objectives.
  • Experience in one or more languages such as Python, Bash, Java, Go, JavaScript and/or node.js
  • Experience with microservice best practices and design patterns
  • Experience with event driven architecture and immutable data management patterns (CQRS)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the complexities of technical programs
  • Proficiency with information technologies in a secure network environment
  • Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous delivery tooling and practices
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability
  • Flexible in a fast-paced dynamic environment with shifting roles and responsibilities
  • Technically creative and open-minded



We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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