LHC Group Senior Solution Architect (Work From Home Opportunity) in Dallas, Texas
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.
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:
Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.
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