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Enterprise Architect
Ref No.: 18-27555
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Job Title: Enterprise Architect (FY19_EHS-001)
Location: Quincy, MA 02171
Contract Length: 9 Months to One Year+ Contract (Extendable/Renewable after Initial Duration)

Job Description: Application Architect/Enterprise Architect
  • The Client is looking for a senior Enterprise Architect who will be responsible for supporting the Mass HIway's Health Information
  • Exchange Initiative along with other Programs in the Technology Office.
  • This person will partner with internal technology groups to ensure that proposed technical solutions align with the program's and EHS's overall objectives.
  • They will also help business providers; development teams and other IT functional area leads with strategic solutions.

  • Responsible for providing technical leadership in the broader area of Enterprise wide technical architecture with specific focus on the information and communication technologies that support healthcare data exchanges and integrations.
  • Collaborate with other Enterprise Architects and Middleware engineers to define scalable, extensible, cost effective, and standards-based solutions that meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Document technical architecture and design specifications for end-to-end infrastructure with a focus on architectural standards, growth, performance, flexibility, reliability, scalability, and security
  • Present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
  • Consult with business leadership to develop and maintain an architecture design in alignment with business strategy and objectives.
  • Consult with infrastructure teams, applications teams, data architect, security architects, and strategic partners to create an architecture accommodating the business strategy.
  • Develop technical architecture solutions spanning business processes, systems, hardware, operating systems, applications, and networking environments and platforms.
  • Support operations, development and vendor teams troubleshoot/debug technical issues and process related issues and provide suitable resolutions.
  • Build proof of concept prototypes to demonstrate technical solutions for complex business processes.

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of modern enterprise architecture and hands on experience with Enterprise Application frameworks.
  • Expert level experience in understanding the end-to-end flow of messages from the internet to backend systems.
  • A solid understanding and experience with Direct Messaging Specifications, HL7, CDA and CCD Formats, IHE Profiles (XDR, XDM) and Emerging trends in Health Care Data Exchanges.
  • Experience with Data Integrations and Data Exchange with Health Care Organizations, State and National Data Exchanges.
  • Skilled at translating business strategy and project portfolio into short and long-term architectural plans, detailed requirements, and models.
  • Have worked on Java, J2EE, Tomcat, Apache, Spring based middleware solutions
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing and various deployment models
  • Must have a minimum of 15 years of overall IT experience in various roles with a minimum of 5 years of Enterprise Architecture experience in all aspects of technology including but not limited to business applications, middleware, database technology, business intelligence, security technology, and best practices.
  • Have experience with performance management and capacity planning for large scale enterprise applications.
  • Have understanding of Risk Management, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, IT Security Architecture, IT Regulatory Compliance and Health Care Privacy Controls and Specifications (HIPAA, PHI)
  • Have the ability to rapidly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
  • Have the ability to create estimations of the time and resource requirements for different activities and determine which activities can be completed in parallel and in sequence.
  • Have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibly adjust to changing priorities.
  • Team player with consensus building and mediation skills.

  • Undergraduate degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field with a minimum overall 15 years IT experience of which a minimum of 5 years in Enterprise Architecture role.