Senior Software Solutions Architect

UML, QA DB, Microsoft Visio, .NET, Agile, Amazon S3, Amazon Web Services, Architecture, Computer science, Customer focus, UX, Technical drafting, Software development, Sprint, Software design, Scalability,, SAML, SDLC, Scrum, Research design, Revision control, React.js, Project management, Solution architecture, Requirements elicitation, Cloud, ESB, FDS, HIPAA, Heroku, Health care, Functional requirements, Node.js, Okta, PMO, PostgreSQL
Full Time
$100,000 - $140,000
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

This has the ability to be a completely remote work opportunity. 


The Sr. Software Solutions Architect will focus primarily on leading solution design efforts for the delivery of technology solutions, according to the Christian Care Ministry(CCM) SDLC process. The process includes delivering requirement specifications through detailed design in support of delivery; and ensuring organizational alignment in terms of timelines, commitments, and status. The development projects are critical, high value initiatives that are part of a larger enterprise IT strategy.

During the project design efforts, the Solutions Architect will lead the team of Enterprise Architects, Data Architects, and UX Research/Designers, and will partner with PMO, IT Infrastructure, Production Operations, and Security/Compliance teams, to design solutions that will be implemented by CCM IT Delivery teams, in order to provide efficient, value-based services to CCM Internal Users and to CCM Members. Additionally, the Solutions Architect will work closely with Enterprise Architects to ensure the successful realization of the enterprise architecture roadmap and strategy.

The Solutions Architect with a background in the various technologies and stacks (NodeJS/React/Postgres, Salesforce, .NET/SQL Server, Web Services and ESBs) will work on the solution design related to various elements of CCM s platforms, and will address business/user impact, application integration, data integration and migration, security, networking, deployment, and user access. Conduct requirements-gathering from end users, stakeholders, and other SMEs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Translate requirements into end user / stakeholder readable Functional Design Specification (FDS) documents
  • Translate approved FDS documents into viable Technical Design Specification (TDS) documents
  • Act as technical design liaison with PMO, Client, Vendor Partners, and other technology teams
  • Properly scope, design, and size project delivery efforts
  • Provide direction and guidance on the solution architecture to the IT Delivery teams
  • Make technical trade-offs to balance competing concerns (such as usability, scalability, data integrity, performance, etc.)
  • Serve as Product Owner for Agile Software Delivery teams
  • Participate in Design and Sprint sessions following Scrum methodology
  • Manage time effectively, communicating project status accurately to Project Managers
  • Apply architectural and engineering concepts to design solutions that meet CCM s standards for scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability, and manageability
  • Design within the enterprise architecture framework, adhering to architecture principles, modeling and design standards, reference architectures, and design patterns
  • Work with the Enterprise Architects to design reference architectures and roadmaps to best align with business strategy
  • Demonstrate leadership by taking initiative in team building, influencing, conflict management, and problem resolution to facilitate success
  • Support vendor evaluations; responsible for providing recommendations and assessment scoring
  • Navigate across the IT organization (networking, security, interfaces, etc.) to identify non-functional requirements that would not be clear to the business
  • Drive the sourcing of new solutions to help generate improvements to processes
  • Introduce, develop, and maintain tools, practices, and processes to help the organization scale, design best-in-class architecture, and develop test and release automation
  • Develop and maintain technical standards, policies, and procedures
  • Perform all job functions consistent with CCM policies and procedures, including those which govern handling PHI and PII
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Direct experience in building and managing complex solutions based on Cloud technologies; including private, public, and/or hybrid cloud solutions
  • Deep experience in the software development life cycle best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, QA, Database architecture, build processes, testing, deployment, and the management of technical debt
  • Strong hands-on Full Stack application development experience that includes experience across languages and projects
  • Knowledge of data protection operations and legislation (e.g. GDPR, HIPAA)
  • Working knowledge of platforms (Node/Express/React Stack/Salesforce/.NET), cloud technologies (Heroku, AWS S3), Integration (ESB, Mulesoft, Express Gateway), Data (MS SQL, Postgres, SSIS, SSRS), network, infrastructure, security, IAM, SAML, SSO, LDAP, Active Directory, OKTA, UML, OOAD (Object Oriented Analysis & Design), architecture tools (Sparx-ea, Visio, Embarcadero), business process modeling and collaboration tools (Jira, MS Teams, Confluence)
  • Serve as a proven expert of technology with expertise in the design, creation, management, and business use of large enterprise applications
  • Ability to quickly adapt to different working environments, build relationships, and be able to lead teams efficiently for success
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-project environment, meeting commitments and deadlines
  • Expertise in understanding business needs (including drawing out those unstated), and then meeting them with technology
  • Ability to lead assessment of development budgets and schedules
  • Ability to maintain fast pace, adequately consider alternatives, make tough calls, foster great teamwork, and have fun

Core Competencies/Demonstrable Behaviors

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital technology applications
  • Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or closely related field with 10-12 years experience in software design and implementation of complex IT projects required
  • 8-10 years of progressively increasing leadership responsibility in a directly related area during which both professional and management capability have been clearly demonstrated required
  • Experience with complex data analysis, data migrations, system integration, and development
  • Experience working with integration middleware or enterprise system bus technologies.
  • Master s degree preferred
  • Agile software development experience (certified Product Owner preferred)
  • Experience in a healthcare-related field preferred
  • Experience as a Solution Architect in the health plan industry preferred

Posted By

Mark Sterr

4150 W. Eau Gallie Blvd. Melbourne, FL, 32934

Dice Id : RTX176178
Position Id : 6533851
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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