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DOH Senior Architect
Ref No.: 14-01548
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
DOH Senior Architect
Harrisburg PA 17103
Either Go To Meeting Web Cam or In

Short Description:

Senior Architect responsible for designing, developing, and implementing application infrastructure to provide highly-complex, reliable, and scalable applications and systems to meet the organization's objectives and requirements.

Complete Description:

The DOH will be developing a Message Processing Gateway application to securely receive and disseminate electronic health records via the PA eHealth Authority from regional Health Information Organizations (HIOs) located throughout PA. These records are submitted by various reporters (e.g., providers, hospitals, laboratories, etc.) to the DOH as per mandated state reporting. This position requires a technical team leader well-grounded in multiple technology disciplines and a proven self-starter capable of leading a technical team and work in creating design documents. This Senior Architect will play a leadership role in helping design and build the next generation platform for the DOH. We are seeking an individual with a strong technical background and experience designing and building solutions for the Healthcare arena, including deep understanding of clinical data workflows, application design, secure transmission and delivery of data, benchmarking, and reporting.

In addition the DOH is working to develop an Enterprise Identity Provider Service to provide a secure single sign-on for applications developed and maintained at the DOH. This architect will play an integral role in assisting the DOH with the design and implementation of this service

Position Description:
- Direct the architectural and programmatic changes necessary to the messaging gateway application to meet the requirements as defined in the requirements document.
- Lead and conduct architectural design sessions.
- Lead the development team in modifying and enhancing the new application to meet requirements.
- Working with business area to understand requirements and design/develop system according to those requirements.
- Direct and participate in all phases of design, development and implementation for the messaging gateway project.
- Work with PM to provide regular status and progress reports to project stakeholders