Enterprise Architect

Employer
Change Healthcare
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Sep 21, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2021
Ref
103871733
Function
IT, IT Architect
Hours
Full Time
The Enterprise Architect works with business and technology leadership to understand the holistic business strategy and then works with product managers, domain architects, senior technologists, and business analysts to identify, define and develop solution specific, cloud-native, IT architectures and product deliverables to support the strategy.The Enterprise Architect also leads, and actively participates in, the design and hands-on development of incubation and innovation projects including prototyping, proof-of-concepts, new enterprise technology components, and the delivery of products to marketJob ResponsibilitiesWork with product managers, domain architects and engineers to develop modern, high-performing, cloud-native software architectures. The nature of these project will vary from enterprise platform component development to new product development and existing product re-platforming initiatives to cloud-native architectures.Drive incubation and innovation projects including the prototyping and development of proof-of-concepts and delivery of new technology components and products to marketProvide hands-on engineering support including software development/coding, 3rd party tool analysis, provisioning and configuration.Development of enterprise architectural patterns that define best practices for software design and development as well as recommended use of enterprise technologies and services.Lead technical aspects of sensitive business advancement initiatives such as M&A, partner evaluations, 3rd party technology assessments and alignment with technology trendsLead tactical technology initiatives and architecture development for special or highly complex engineering projects and new engineering projects requiring senior leadershipProvide architectural "governance" across the organization ensuring technology teams are adhering to best practices and established engineering disciplinesLead complex, cross-cutting, cross-functional IT projectsAnalyze trends within IT and providing recommendations to the enterpriseDrive technology alignment, leverage, and synergy across the organization ensuring that engineering teams are aware of and aligned with each other's activities in order to maximize efficiency and reduce expenseEstablish and maintain relationships and a broad knowledge of the businesses, products and technologies across the organizationEstablish technical standards and ensure adherence through governanceCollaborate with the executive team and all facets of the business in order to assess and recommend technical direction and/or technologies in support of company needsDevelop and communicate business/technology alignment plans to executive team, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholdersDevelop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for technology spending and initiativesPeriodic industry contributor through active engagement in communities, white paper development, industry conferences and symposia while promoting the organization's objectives, services and relevant projectsCoordinator of engagement with technology partners, vendors and 3rd partiesSenior educator on industry trends and their business impact; new technologies and their application and applicability to the company; strategic design conceptsIndividual contributor or small team leaderMinimum Skills:At least 8 years of experience working as an enterprise architectAt least 8 years of recent experience working as a Software Engineer (able to write code today)At least 5 years analyzing business and technical requirements and data and working with project leadership to formulate cloud-native application architectures and plans for executionProven planning skills and the ability to work with limited supervision and as part of an executive teamVery articulate and polished communicator both through oral and in written formExperience coordinating and managing distributed teams of varying size and skill set and working with or as part of an executive team/matrixed organizationCritical Skills:Proven ability to develop modern, cloud-native architectures for e-commerce scale, SaaS-based productsDemonstrable ability to develop software, write and test code via modern programming languages and deploy cloud-native solutions. This assumes principal software engineer/developer or sr. software engineer/developer competencyProven ability to analyze and compose business and technical requirements and work with project leadership to formulate architectures and plans for executionAbility to research, compose, deliver and defend technical presentations to audiences of varying sizeAbility to participate in multiple, simultaneous projects and move with agility to new projects as required.Ability to rapidly ramp-up on new technology and become oriented to new projects in order to be effective in leading and participating as a senior architect and technologistMust possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to process complex information and deliver results and recommendations at levels consumable by both technical and non-technical stakeholders. This includes the ability to communicate, strategize and lead other (domain) architectsAbility to present and defend technical proposals in front of audiences of varying sizeSuperior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilitiesStrong leader skills - works well with people; able to determine roles needed to complete a project; ability to manage project and self effectively; comfortable communicating up & down the org chartMust demonstrate technology leadership skills, demonstrating the importance of good decision making and strategic discipline through example and mentorshipTechnical and IT expertise with the ability to communicate, strategize and lead other (domain) architectsExpert in architecture design principles and system integration methodologies for geographically dispersed systems operating at e-commerce scaleEducationA degree in information technology or engineering is preferred.Working ConditionsAbility to effectively work as a remote employee (work-from-home)General office environment - as applicableOnline Meetings via tools such as Microsoft TeamsMember of a distributed, geographically dispersed teamTravel 10% as necessary#li-remoteJoin our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system! 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