Solutions Architect vacancy at Christian Care Ministry
120,000 - 140,000 USD per Year
Christian Care Ministry
For thousands of years, Christians have come together to care for each other and carry each other's burdens.
In 1993, a formalized approach to sharing healthcare burdens began with the Medi-Share program. From small beginnings, this big idea took root.
More than 25 years later, the Medi-Share program serves more than 400,000 members, and more than $2.6 billion dollars in medical bills have been shared and discounted.
General overview of the role
Summary The Sr. Software Solutions Architect will focus primarily on leading solution design efforts for the delivery of technology solutions, according to the Christian Care Ministry(CCM) SDLC process. The process includes delivering requirement specifications through detailed design in support of delivery; and ensuring organizational alignment in terms of timelines, commitments, and status.
The Solutions Architect – with a background in the various technologies and stacks – will work on the solution design related to various elements of CCM’s platforms, and will address business/user impact, application integration, data integration and migration, security, networking, deployment, and user access. Conduct requirements-gathering from end users, stakeholders, and other SMEs.
Translate requirements into end user / stakeholder readable Functional Design Specification (FDS) documents
Translate approved FDS documents into viable Technical Design Specification (TDS) documents
Act as technical design liaison with PMO, Client, Vendor Partners, and other technology teams
Properly scope, design, and size project delivery efforts
Make technical trade-offs to balance competing concerns (such as usability, scalability, data integrity, performance, etc.)
Participate in Design and Sprint sessions following Scrum methodology
Apply architectural and engineering concepts to design solutions that meet CCM’s standards for scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability, and manageability
Design within the enterprise architecture framework, adhering to architecture principles, modeling and design standards, reference architectures, and design patterns
Navigate across the IT organization (networking, security, interfaces, etc.) to identify non-functional requirements that would not be clear to the business
Drive the sourcing of new solutions to help generate improvements to processes
Introduce, develop, and maintain tools, practices, and processes to help the organization scale, design best-in-class architecture, and develop test and release automation
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or closely related field with 10-12 years’ experience in software design and implementation of complex IT projects required
8-10 years of progressively increasing leadership responsibility in a directly related area during which both professional and management capability have been clearly demonstrated required