Lead technical architect in Minnetonka, MN at DISYS

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Lead technical architect


Location: Minnetonka, MN


Duration: 6 Months (Contract to hire)



Primary Responsibilities:


• Ensuring capital programs stay aligned to the Medicare and Retirement technology strategy and EA strategies while leveraging existing components and capabilities across the business segment landscape


• Modeling the technical landscape to analyze the alignment of business capabilities with delivered technology and IT solutions. Analyzing the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and collaborating with Enterprise Architecture and development team architects to recommend solutions for improvement


• 'Selling' the Enterprise Architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results


• Defining the principles that guide technology decisions for the segment


• Designing and leading the implementation of a segment Technology Architecture (reference architecture) based on business requirements and IT strategies, as well as being a champion to rectify gaps and pain points within the current state


• Influencing the development, communication and implementation of the enterprise technology architecture


• Designing solutions following the segment roadmap incorporating technical, information management, and business architecture architectural tenets


• Building end-to-end solution plans that define the ideal and future state systems solution, scope of solution initiatives, solution delivery sequencing, assumptions, and risks


• Assisting with the governance activities associated with ensuring Enterprise Technology Architecture compliance


• Consulting on solution architecture implementations and modification activities (projects), particularly for new and/or shared solutions


• Actively participate in technical 'fit' review activities for capital programs


• For Enterprise initiatives, participating in the evaluation and selection of technology and product standards, as well as the designing of standard configurations


• For segment driven activities, facilitate the engagement with both EA and solution architects within our shared service IT team


• Facilitating change and process improvement within the architecture community


• Collaborating with quality teams to drive continuous improvement for technology solutions


• Identifying and communicating the segment organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, org structures and culture) and financial impact of the Enterprise Technical Architecture



Required Qualifications:


• Graduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience


• 7+ years of experience in at least two IT disciplines in a client/server or service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment, including technical architecture, application development, middleware, database management, and operations


• 5+ years of experience in the systematic use of business requirements analysis and definition methodologies


• Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments


• Experience overseeing the work of other leaders


• Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture


• Strong technology modeling skills


• Understanding of SOA and object-oriented analysis and design


• Understanding of the political climate of the Enterprise, and how to navigate the political waters


• Ability to understand the long-term ('big picture') and short-term perspectives of situations


• Ability to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives


• Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems



Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience with Business Process Modeling and Business Process Management


• Health Industry and Company Knowledge


• Proven Ability to Lead without Authority


• Solid Problem solving skills


• Visionary/Strategist for Solutions

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:


• Graduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience


• 7+ years of experience in at least two IT disciplines in a client/server or service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment, including technical architecture, application development, middleware, database management, and operations


• 5+ years of experience in the systematic use of business requirements analysis and definition methodologies


• Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments


• Experience overseeing the work of other leaders


• Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture


• Strong technology modeling skills


• Understanding of SOA and object-oriented analysis and design


• Understanding of the political climate of the Enterprise, and how to navigate the political waters


• Ability to understand the long-term ('big picture') and short-term perspectives of situations


• Ability to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives


• Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.