Company: U.S. Renal Care
Posted on: November 23, 2021
USRC's greatest strength in being a leader in the dialysis
industry is our ability to recognize and celebrate the differences
in our diverse workforce. We strongly believe in recruiting top
talent and creating a diverse and inclusive work climate and
culture at all levels of our organization.
The Solution Architect proactively and holistically leads and
supports Enterprise Architecture activities that guide the
development and management of a portfolio of solutions. Solutions
include projects, products, systems (including applications,
technologies, processes, and information), shared infrastructure
services and shared application services and components to enable
and drive targeted business outcomes.
The Solution Architect has a deep understanding of business goals,
objectives and business outcomes and creates deliverables for
managing the organization's portfolio of target-state, interim and
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. -
Other duties and tasks may be assigned.
Translating Business Strategy into Solution Architecture
Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and
current state) and determines corresponding enterprise system
designs and change requirements to drive the organization's
targeted business outcomes.
Understands emerging technology trends and disruptions and the
practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies
to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
Translates business and technical requirements into an
architectural blueprint and documents all solution architecture
design and analysis work.
Owns and drives deliverables such as standard definitions,
capability models, reference architecture models and design
patterns to help align and accelerate projects and ongoing
Acts as a consultant to internal teams on a broad range of
technologies, platforms, and vendor offerings to drive targeted
Leading Solution Design and Analysis
Leads evaluation, design, and analysis for the implementation of
solutions across a group of specific business applications or
technologies based on enterprise business strategy, business
capabilities, value-streams, business requirements and enterprise
Creates architectural designs to guide and contextualize solution
development across products, services, projects and systems.
Creates reference architectures focused on detailed design
principles, decision points, detailed APIs, major systems and
dependencies between business and IT.
Manages and develops the architecture for a portfolio of projects
or products, working closely with application development, network,
infrastructure, security and operations teams.
Analyzes the business-IT environment (run, grow and transform the
business) to identify critical deficiencies, technical debt, and
recommends solutions for improvement.
Designs and directs the governance activities associated with
ensuring solution architecture assurance and compliance.
Defines the principles, guidelines, standards, and solution
patterns to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the
enterprise's future-state architecture vision.
Facilitates the evaluation and selection of software product
standards and services, as well as the design of standard and
custom software configurations.
Facilitating and Collaborating to Deliver Business Outcomes
Consults with application, infrastructure, and security teams on
solution options analysis and technology selection.
Support the Enterprise Architect in the development of the IT
architectural vision and roadmap to deliver against organizational
Support the development and implementation of tactical plans to
implement cybersecurity capabilities designed to improve the
security posture of the company.
Partner with the Enterprise Architect to establish domain-specific
reference models for business and technology capabilities for use
in strategic planning and analysis
Actively promotes GUEST customer service standards; develop
effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
Participates in team concepts and promote a team effort; performs
duties in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Regular and reliable attendance is required for the job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information-technology,
engineering, system analysis or a related field, or equivalent
Minimum of seven years of experience in at least two IT solution
development disciplines, including technical or infrastructure
architecture, network management, application development,
middleware, database management or cloud development.
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, platforms, and
Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology
trends, and the practical application of existing, new, and
emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating
Good understanding of product management, agile principles and
development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams
by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact, and
risks, taking into account technical and architectural debt.
Experience working in the Hospital & Healthcare industry is
helpful, but not required.
Experience developing architecture blueprints, strategies, and
Experience delivering presentations to senior-level executives and
Experience with architecture, design and implementation of cloud
computing service models including SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS.
Experience with business use cases leveraging AI / ML technology
Experience with information modeling, database technologies and
Experience with systems integration across multiple platforms in a
hybrid cloud environment.
Knowledge of major EA frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, DoDAF.
Knowledge of various backend development languages like .Net, Java,
Go and Python.
Knowledge of various database technologies such as MySQL, MongoDB,
MS SQLServer and Oracle.
Knowledge of various frontend web development languages such as
Knowledge of various aspects of an enterprise technology
architecture including business, information, data, network, and
Knowledge of widely used cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST, ISO
27001 / 27002, SOC2, HIPA, FISMA, etc. and key security
Understanding and knowledge of SDLC methodologies (such as
waterfall, spiral, agile software development, rapid prototyping,
incremental, synchronize and stabilize, and DevOps).
Knowledge and understanding of different modeling languages (such
as UML, BPMN and ArchiMate).
Understanding and knowledge of IT standards and general
Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity.
Motivated and driven by achieving long-term business outcomes.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and partner with
U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity
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