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DOH - HIE Enterprise Architect
Ref No.: 15-00234
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Harrisburg, PA
7 Months Approx.
Either Go To Meeting Web Cam or In Person interview


The Technical Specialist is a senior level resource with specialized knowledge and experience in a specific technology such as SharePoint development or an SAP specialist.

The DOH is seeking out an experienced senior IT professional in Microsoft Application development and Enterprise Architecture for the following projects:

- 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 applications to meet an SOA model.
- Working with business area to understand requirements and design/develop system.
- Direct and participate in all phases of design, development and implementation for messaging gateway project and SOA solutions.
- Assist the development team in Architecting a secure Message Processing Gateway application to receive and disseminate electronic health records from PA Health Information Exchanges via the PA eHealth Authority. These messages are submitted by various reporters (e.g., providers, hospitals, laboratories, etc.) through their Electronic Health Record systems to the DOH as per state and federal reporting requirements. This position requires a technical team leader well-grounded in multiple technology disciplines and has proven self-starter capabilities. This Senior Architect will play a leadership role in helping design and build the next generation platform for the DOH that would be the basis of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) for the agency. We are seeking an individual with a strong technical background and experience designing and building solutions, ideally with experience in the Healthcare arena, application design, secure transmission and delivery of data, benchmarking, and reporting.
-Work with DOH IT staff to develop an Enterprise Identity Provider Service to provide a secure single sign-on/portal solution developed and maintained at the DOH using SAML. This senior architect will play an integral role in assisting the DOH with the design and implementation of this service. Past experience in developing/architecting such solutions is required.
-The consultant will work closely with assisting the new DOH IT Enterprise Architect in reviewing all the disparate systems developed over the years at DOH and define standards / structure for the agency to implement actionable processes to move towards a more Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) framework.

This resource will work 8 hours per day.
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Expertise Rating
Enterprise Architecture experience
Required
5
Years
Experience architecting/developing Microsoft ASP.Net applications
Required
10
Years
Experience architecting/developing VB.Net applications
Required
10
Years
Experience architecting/developing WCF
Required
3
Years
Experience architecting/developing Identity Foundation
Required
2
Years
IT experience including all facets of application development in a variety of environments
Required
10
Years
Experience with SQL Server databases
Required
5
Years
Experience with architecting/implementing Trust Frameworks
Required
2
Years
Ability to work collaboratively and a demonstrated team player with a results-oriented track record
Required
Highly self-directed and able to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent, and competing or conflicting challenges
Required
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Required
Versed in healthcare industry standards such as HL7
Highly desired
Working knowledge of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) architectures and technology
Desired
Working knowledge of business rules engines
Desired
Proficient in developing technical documentation
Desired
TOGAF or Similar EA Certification
Desired
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline
Required
4
Years
Resource must have solid verbal and written communication skills
Required
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Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
This position requires the selected resource to work at the client site for the entire duration of the engagement 5 days per week. Remote work options or telecommuting will not be permitted unless specifically notated in the requirement. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the newly established process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 5
Position is 40 hours per week onsite in Harrisburg, PA . Please confirm the resource is comfortable with this requirement.
Question 7
Client is open to in person or web cam interviews.