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Solution/Application Security Architect (Cloud) in Southfield, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



SUMMARY:



The role of a solution architect focuses on converting requirements into the architecture and design that ultimately constitute the blueprint for the newest platform solution, and will balance architectural concerns of the projects with the concerns of the enterprise.



RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:




  • Architect and design leading ecommerce, claims and enrollment solutions that support industry leading best practices in technology, features, performance and scalability.
  • Able to successfully manage interactions at a senior level within our teams, client's engineering, IT, and service operations as needed.
  • Responsible for the design of solutions, this includes a lead role in project discovery and definition workshops, creating scope and development estimates, and documenting requirements and designs.
  • Create and update architectural diagrams utilizing such tools as Vizio.
  • Evaluate, define, and when necessary prototype alternatives to determine the most appropriate approach for each solution.
  • Determine how to satisfy these requirements using our Platform and services, and where appropriate, define new services to fulfill the project's particular needs and make recommendations.
  • Assist In preparing functional specifications that can be understood by customers and internal development teams.
  • Work with the product and professional services team members to estimate the work.
  • Provide direction and guidance, development oversight, and support to successfully deliver on time with quality.
  • Drive execution of products/implementations/programs from inception to release.
  • Plan, coordinate and transition finished projects to production operations and support.
  • At times work directly with the sales force to coordinate new projects, many of which will involve multiple phases.
  • Provide technical problem resolution to complex issues.
  • Contribute to on-going process and methodology improvements.
  • Work with cross functional teams such as engineering and product management to provide feedback and support the evolution of the product.

    This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.



    EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:



    EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT

    EXPERIENCE:



    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.



    EXPERIENCE:



    Minimum 10 years experience in a similar role designing and implementing complex solution architectures for enterprise applications - including Software as a Service, integration, security, performance, and scalability. 5+ years' in a Healthcare or Insurance environment.



    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:




  • Knowledge creating business requirements, functional specifications, and technical documentation, and writing use and test cases for insurance claim processing systems.
  • Knowledge writing SQL queries to perform data analysis.
  • Knowledge creating research notes, user guides and training materials for internal and external stakeholders for health insurance claims processing systems.
  • Knowledge with direct customer facing interactions/communications in a Consulting or Professional Services organization.
  • Ability leading and working with geographically dispersed development teams.



    WORKING CONDITIONS:



    Work is performed both in the office and in the field with minimal hazards. Travel required. May be required to lift and carry computer equipment and other marketing promotional items weighing up to 35 lbs.

    The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.



    EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT

    EXPERIENCE:



    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.



    EXPERIENCE:



    Minimum 10 years experience in a similar role designing and implementing complex solution architectures for enterprise applications - including Software as a Service (SaaS), integration, security, performance, and scalability. 5+ years' in a Healthcare environment. Azure or other Cloud Migration experience required.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled