Solution Architect

Global IT Associates LLC - Boston, MA4.0

Contract

Solution Architect

  • Performs complex analysis and design of systems solutions across multiple technical and business environments.
  • Act as the technical authority in prospective, information gathering and scene setting meetings with other departments, evaluate technical proposals from external suppliers, and make implementation recommendations to senior stakeholders.
  • Lead the rapid development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches, working with colleagues and vendor team members to write tests, code and documentation for new and existing systems.
  • Work with external vendors to ensure that their system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure, with appropriate overall system design and integration points/APIs, to deliver a high quality user experience.
  • Research and prepare senior level technical reports for executive management and manage special technology projects and initiatives as assigned
  • Merges industry point of view with broad technical knowledge to generate value propositions and approaches to solve client business challenges
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions
  • Engages consultatively with clients in order to draw out underlying business and technology issues, understand the client drivers, requirements, and to validate the solution options
  • Leads teams of solution professionals and subject matter experts in the development of integrated, cost-effective solutions that meet the client’s requirement.
  • Identifies and evaluates solution risks and creates strategies and plans to mitigate those risks
  • Assists in transition planning and handoff of the solution to delivery

Deliverables:

  • Weekly Status reports
  • Systems Context and Architecture Diagrams (Visio)
  • Prototype development (Visio)
  • RFP Product Evaluations (Excel)

Healthcare experience will be plus. TOGAF certification preferred.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $55.00 to $60.00 /hour

Experience:

  • software development: 8 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)