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Solution Architect

Remote | Hartford, Connecticut
Freelance | Job ID #68376 | Posted one year ago

Our client, a leading Healthcare Company, is looking bring on a number of Solution Architects for a contract-to-hire position.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for the enablement of data as an enterprise asset by delivering systems of insight, analytical solutions to meet business goals and objectives resulting in exceeding customer expectations.
  • This will involve defining the architecture for large new/existing data solutions in Cloud-based Big Data and traditional BI and analytics technologies. You will be responsible to participate in the development and delivery of the technology strategy, direction, management, and support of business systems delivery. Acts as a technical resource across several areas of expertise, to business clients and information technology stakeholders.
  • Provides technical consultation to IT stakeholders and strategic planning groups. Engages in the development of solutions with highly complexity and risk with business area implications. Fosters and engages in teamwork at various technical levels across business lines. Anticipates and proactively responds to future customer, industry, and information technology trends. Implements technology strategies that influence business area with stakeholder review.
  • Aids in the development of business models to guide development of the architecture and help to manage standard technical products life cycle according to the enterprise delivery framework. Communicates the architectural strategy throughout appropriate levels of the organization.
  • Be a leader in the solution architecture for analytics and systems of insight-based capabilities leveraging a sophisticated data pipeline.
  • Understand and recommend the application of Big Data Analytic technologies and their innovative applications in both business intelligence analysis and new service offerings.
  • Have a strong understanding of contemporary analytics environments including multi-cloud/hybrid cloud, big data technologies, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools.
  • Design and implement scalable data architectures leveraging big data tools and technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL and other emerging technologies including on-premise and hybrid cloud-based deployment patterns.
  • Define, design, and implement data access patterns for multiple analytical and operational workloads, across on-premise and hybrid cloud-based platforms.
  • Create information solutions covering data security, data privacy, metadata management, multi-tenancy and mixed workload management within contemporary insights-based tools, technologies, frameworks, platforms, and deployment models.
  • Design reusable patterns to deploy to applications, driving understanding and adoption, and collaborate closely to influence application development teams on roadmaps and designs.
  • Provide technical leadership to project team(s) to perform design to deployment related activities, provide guidance, participate in reviews, prevent and resolve technical issues.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years recent and related experience in information systems architecture methodologies.
  • 7+ years’ experience in enterprise, application and information architecture design.
  • 5+ years’ experience on contemporary Enterprise Information Management architecture, design patterns and execution such as Big Data, Data Lakes, Data Modeling and Structure, Tools and Best Practices.
  • 5+ years of experience working within large, complex projects/programs.
  • 5+ years of experience working within application delivery process (e.g., Agile/SAFe, Iterative Waterfall, Waterfall, etc.).
  • 5+ years of experience in working within a matrixed staff of Architects with ability to leverage non-directs to complete tasks.
  • Must demonstrate a deep knowledge of architectural principles and describe the employment of those on several projects
  • Demonstrates architecture experience producing end-to-end solution models rapidly with focus on non-functional requirements
  • Strong UML experience
  • Significant experience with systems integration and platform integration
  • Adept at requirements analysis, estimation, systems and application design
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing, and consensus-building skills. Ability to work with persons in all job functions (e.g., product, development).
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with minimal supervision. Self-directed
  • A great team player, with demonstrable experience delivering superior software products via Agile methodologies
  • Well versed with communicating complex technical details to business and non-technical stakeholders

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Salesforce Service Cloud
  • Experience with Scaled Agile (SAFe) methodology
  • Experience with Contact Center technologies (IVR, telephony)
  • Experience with distributed caching solutions; understands the factors that enable effective caching
  • Should be able to understand and communicate business value of architecture solutions.
  • Experience defining the architecture to support security/access controls/user provisioning requirements
  • Experience working with cloud/multi-tenant applications


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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