Principle IT Architect

Virginia Beach, VA
Jul 18, 2018
Oct 19, 2018
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Description: The most senior technical position with responsibility for designing complex systems within IT from concept to strategy in alignment with business needs. Brings forward innovative and leading technical ideas that fit the Sentara strategy. Acts as a liaison between the upper management of a company and the designers and developers who work on the company's information technology (IT) needs. The technical architect must anticipate and identify these IT needs and design a solution, and they must make sure the solution works as efficiently as possible for all parties involved. Responsible for improving end-user experience or ensuring a company's internal digital framework works smoothly. It also is possible for technical architects to specialize in a specific part of an IT framework, such as security.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review All applications to determine Cloud feasibility
  • Estimate effort and expense impacts
  • Serve as the Group's technical SME
  • Design new implementations
  • Redesign existing systems
  • Prioritize projects and set time lines with other groups
  • Interpret WAN changes and work with Application owners on impacts
  • Have a thorough understanding of Cloud possibilities and options
  • Evaluate all large Applications for feasibility
  • Education Level
    Bachelor's Level Degree - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

    None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

    None, unless noted in the “Other” section below


    Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

    10+ years of related experience in IT in lieu of education Minimum 3+ years of experience in an architecture / leadership role Deep understanding of multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments. Technical certifications Preferred: Microsoft Certified Architect, Sun Certification Enterprise Architect, Open Group IT Architect Certification, and IBM Service Orientated Architecture Solution Designer.