Sr. Solutions Architect

  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #34179

iMethods is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect for a full time opportunity. 

Travel Requirements: 25-50%, 100% Remote for Now

Geographical Preference: Close to Jacksonville, LA, or Remote with ability to travel to West Coast and East Coast

Requirements of the Senior Tech Solutions Architect

  • Related Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or relevant work experience
  • Senior Level candidates with at least 10 years of experience.
  • Must have HL7 and/ or FHIR and SQL experience. 
  • Candidates must have experience at an architectural level that has designed various patient engagement applications/tools such as: patient portals, surveys, tele-health systems, care applications, behavioral or mental health applications.
  • Ability to communicate and work closely with executive leadership
  • This person will have high visibility.
  • Will need to be able to strategize/design thinking/innovative/entrepreneur. Someone who has handled multiple projects would be an ideal candidate.
  • Ability to construct and explain.
  • Needs to be very technically sound.
  • Someone with a consulting/start-up background. More of a Solution Design background. Healthcare Industry Experience with Providers/Healthcare Consulting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in creating gradually complex architectural designs. Proficiency in consulting, negotiating, communicating, consensus building, presentation and facilitation.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance.
  • Mastery of a variety of hardware platforms including mainframes, distributed platforms, desktops, and mobile devices. Experience and understanding of a variety of operating systems.
  • A broad and deep understanding of databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and think beyond established standards and processes.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience applying current and emerging technology solutions and trends including security and regulatory industry requirements.
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills related to implementing architecture and design. Knowledge of Project
  • In-depth knowledge of development practices of application technologies.
  • In-depth business process knowledge of two or more key business functional areas.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately. Health care industry related experience.


Responsibilities of the Senior Tech Solutions Architect

  • Responsible for development and implementation of cross-functional application design strategy, architecture and platforms to ensure solutions are optimized for flexibility, scalability, security and performance.
  • Responsible for making software solutions more understandable and manageable by providing unifying and simplifying concepts including better work partitioning with decreased and/or more manageable dependencies.
  • Accountable for adhering to corporate architecture standards, ensuring technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization and contributing to corporate architecture strategy-setting.
  • Accountable for shepherding the design solution all the way through coding, testing and into production, including resolution of post-production issues.
  • Participates in governance processes of new technologies and solutions to ensure consistent technology life cycle management.
  • Participates in formulating solution estimates and working planning including determining appropriate task sequencing and identification of technical skill sets required.
  • Builds consensus around principles of application architecture and interprets and clarifies these principles.
  • Participates on project teams contributing input with regard to technology vision, opportunities and challenges.
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technology solutions including providing detailed analysis of pros and cons and build vs buy options.
  • Develops conceptual, logical and physical application process and architecture, working closely with other Architects as needed.
  • Maintains operational, architectural and design documentation including procedures, task lists, and architecture blueprints.
  • Evaluates strengths and flaws in application architecture including performance, quality, availability, simplicity of design, security and total cost of ownership.
  • Facilitates project hand-offs including preparing documentation, educating and supporting to ensure smooth transitions.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with IT and business area partners.
  • Troubleshoots, recommends and executes action plans for issue resolution.
  • Selects and designs tools that allow reuse of design components and patterns between projects.
  • Participates in issues resolution by removing barriers and driving development teams toward a solution.
  • Benchmarks technology strategies and architectures. Monitors and anticipates trends and investigates organizational objectives and needs.
  • Prepares benchmarking reports and presentations.
  • Promotes implementation of new technology, solutions and methods to improve business processes, efficiency, effectiveness and value delivered to customers.
  • Develops actual working solutions or prototypes based on their own designs and resolves any issues that arise

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