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LHC Group Senior Solution Architect (Work From Home Opportunity) in Dallas, Texas

Company Overview

The LHC Group as part of its business strategy is significantly investing in Information Technology to ensure that the organization is in a position to maintain its leadership within the healthcare industry for the 21st century. Join the IT Team @ LHC Group where it's all about helping our business innovate, execute, and provide exceptional healthcare.

The Senior Solution Architect works with the business, IT and our partners / vendors to identify the best possible solution based on the business requirements, in this role they follow a proper methodology and framework to ensure that all areas of IT are represented properly, namely, application, infrastructure, security, operations and disaster recovery / business continuity. Helps develop the big picture and reference architecture for the organization. The Architect directs the technical activity of the implementations to ensure that the developed solutions aligns with the specified solution.

Essential Functions

The Architect is responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead the business/IT/vendor representatives to gather requirements, including functional and non-functional requirements for the solution

  • Assess the ‘fit’ of the package to business needs and expectations. Provide experience to assist with what’s needed vs what’s possible

  • Lead architect for package implementations

  • Keep all architecture and supporting documentation current

  • Participate in architecture review board

  • Review solution requirements for reasonability and conformance to project constraints and provide experience into

  • Work with the business analysts to create detailed requirements that specify the functional architecture of the system

  • Good understanding of the principles and approach associated with API / SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) based integration.

  • Maintain an overall perspective of business objective, not loosing sight of the big picture.

  • Utilise open and modular architecture techniques, IT & business knowledge to strategically align requirements with business direction.

  • Ensure that scope is aligned to the agreed deliverable, identify divergence of scope & escalate to the appropriate managers

  • Work with the business unit project managers and user community to determine changes that will be required to implement approved service requests

  • Ability to analyse business needs with a big picture view, and ability to drive through to the detail level

  • Closely work with IT Security/Vendor teams to ensure tight alignment of objectives and expectations.

  • Closely work with the development team to ensure that the developed solution matches the required solution

  • Map the alignment of the critical success factors with the business strategies

  • Maintain data about the reference architectures used to implement the infrastructure / application portfolio

  • Assist in change management and problem management processes as the business needs arise

  • Assist in the collection, storage, and reporting of measurement data.

  • Participate in other value-added operational processes such as project planning, staffing, testing, and quality assurance.

    Please note that this position maybe performed through a remote Home office (e.g. home-shored, virtual ). While the preferred location would be based out of headquarters at Lafayette, LA - candidates to work at remote locations within the Dallas, Houston, Denver, or Louisville regions will be considered.

Education & Experience

  • 10 years experience with a proven track record in the delivery of technology solutions

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and minimum in computer science or related degree

  • Leadership, ability to work with customers and present and gain acceptance with proposed technical solutions

  • Experience in organizing and leading workshop and requirements facilitation sessions

  • Solution architecture experience and managing and leading architecture review boards

  • Application, Infrastructure (Telco & Network knowledge), Data and Security architecture experience

  • Experience with design, implementation, SLA management, customer event notification, and SSO

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, work within a team environment, and handle pressure situations

  • Well-organized, l ogical thinking approach to all problems, d etail-oriented, and s elf-directed

  • Travel will be required for this role, based on a mutually agreed percentage

  • Experience in any of the following vendor packages / Solutions would be advantageous:

  • Lawson (Infor)

  • Workday

  • Aprima

  • Continulink

  • WorldView

  • Epic

  • Microsoft Azure

  • AWS

    Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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