Solutions Architect - SelectHealth
Job Number 138054
The SelectHealth Solutions Architect strategically provides solutions for the design and implementation of in-house information systems, hardware and networked software architectures that support core organizational functions, and assure their high availability. This position ensures organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as evaluates and selects all technologies required to complete those plans. In addition, the solutions architect provides technical leadership across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level.
The consultant is recognized as a technical solutions expert in one or more critical products, programs and/or technologies. This position is responsible for developing and implementing new products and/or approaches in conjunction with implementing new/existing technologies. The solutions architect typically serves as a technical consultant/specialist both inside SelectHealth and to outside organizations. Primary assignment involves SelectHealth’s most complex and critical technical issues. Provides guidance to all members of the team.
Leads in the design and implements long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining systems and software.
Ensures that proposed and existing system architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
Provides architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, other Solution Architects, and software development teams.
Develops, documents, and communicates plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
Leads in the research of emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.
Where applicable, uses expert knowledge to design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
Documents the company’s existing systems architecture and technology portfolio; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives.
Reviews new and existing systems design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans.
Confers with end-users, clients, or senior management to define business requirements for complex systems and infrastructure development.
Models business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.
Develops and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
Develops and manages a systems/solutions capacity plan.
Coordinates with Intermountain Healthcare Enterprise Architecture team and ensures SelectHealth strategies, standards, and principles are aligned.
Defines principles to help guide solution decisions for the enterprise.
Defines models, including solution patterns, to guide solution decisions for the enterprise.
Assists with SelectHealth Architecture governance activities.
Participates on committees and subcommittees as required to support standards and best practices.
Develops documents, communicates, and enforces a policy for standardizing systems and software as necessary.
This position will work with confidential and proprietary information that requires a signed IT Employee Invention and Confidentiality Agreement upon hire.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information management or other technical field -OR- four or more years of technical experience. Intermountain Healthcare verifies both degree attainment and educational institution accreditation following an offer of employment.
Eight or more years of solutions architect experience
Experience in developing strategic systems and solutions architecture plans
Experience with business requirements gathering/analysis
Experience in systems, hardware and network design and development
Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices
Solid understanding in core enterprise applications
In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems
Technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards
Expert knowledge of programming languages
Hands-on experience with application development tools
Knowledge of software evaluation principles and practices
Project planning and management experience
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Murray, UT, US