Sr. Solutions Architect

Job Id
197205
Job Location
Addison, TX
Employment Type
Full Time Regular
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20220418T200550Z
Overview

Position Summary
The Senior Solutions Architect (SA Level II) contributes to the alignment of IS strategy and systems in accordance with
overall company objectives. This colleague sets the architecture direction of the organization through guiding principles and
roadmaps. Additionally, the Senior Solution Architect drives the cloud strategy and design aspects of the public cloud; guides
application development and infrastructure teams regarding new technologies, system requirements, enterprise, solutions
and architecture options.

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Responsibilities

The Details
 Analyze complex business needs presented by the end users and/or customers and recommends technical
solutions. Provide solution designs in accordance with Concentra best practices and standards that address the
business need. Collaborates and guides Solution Delivery teams to the proper technical approach to the solution
 Contribute and govern the use of standards and frameworks for cloud applications, mobile applications, web-based
applications, and middleware solutions throughout the enterprise. Review new and existing program/project
architecture for compliance with IS standards, policies, and architectural plans
 Develop and maintain an aspirational architectural roadmap, focused on use of the public cloud, for the enterprise
and delivers architectural projects that align IS with business strategies. Gain organizational commitment for
enterprise level architecture and infrastructure initiatives. Develop architectural metrics and reports
 Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the IS organization to find and enable efficiencies. Lead or
participate in R&D and proof of concept activities. Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies and best practices,
especially in the cloud space
 Enable the IS organization for speed using modern development practices and technology
 This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or
without notice

Scope Measures
 Direct reports: No
 Indirect reports: No
 Budget responsibility: No

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Qualifications

Education/Credentials
 High School Diploma or GED required; College Degree preferred
 In lieu of undergraduate degree, the ratio is 1:1 meaning one year of college equals one year of work experience and
vice versa

Job-related Experience
 Customarily has at least 10 years of combined IT experience, composed of 5 or more years of hands-on
development experience and 5 or more years of architecture experience
 Experience with large heterogenous enterprise environments
 Experience with service-based architecture or event-driven architecture (SOA or Micro-services)
 Experience with various systems integration patterns (Messaging, Web Services, APIs, etc.)
 Experience with domain driven design and domain-level data modeling
 Experience with cloud-based architectures and solutions
 Experience with AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud platforms
 Experience with Agile methodologies
 Experience with Healthcare preferred

Job-related Skills/Competencies
 Concentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and Flexibility
 Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality
solutions
 Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and
professionalism
 The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with
federal and state laws and company policies
 Ability to Influence: Works with leaders and team members to drive change and influence decision making by using
objective metrics, comprehensive viewpoints, and strong partnerships
 Analytical Skills: Works with leaders and team members to drive change and influence decision making by using
objective metrics, comprehensive viewpoints, and strong partnerships
 Critical Thinking: Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
conclusions or approaches to problems
 Drive to Perform: Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals. Works effectively with others
to achieve goals. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and
personal focus
 Problem Resolution: Analyzes problems and alternative solutions and takes appropriate timely action to achieve
desired business results. Seeks unique and novel solutions to problems and considers impact of final resolution
 Strong Communication: Communicates with tact and professionalism at all levels of the organization

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Benefits

Physical/Mental Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently sitting, occasionally standing, and
walking. May frequently utilize hands and fingers, continuously flexing or extending the wrist, and repetitive motion in the performance of job-related tasks. Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling in the performance of work. The ability
to hear and understand with clarity, detect sound, and have conversations with staff, customers, management, etc. Hearing
within the acceptable range for various forms of communications such as telephone, in-person, electronic, virtual, etc. Normal
or corrected vision to acceptable levels for office work. The ability to lift/carry up to 10 pounds.
Work is performed primarily in an office/field/remote environment. The position involves regular contact with clients, staff,
management, and others. The position requires flexibility in working hours. Must be able to resolve conflicts as they arise
effectively.
The mental demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform essential functions of the job
successfully. In this position, the employee may have imposed pressure on a routine and frequent basis to meet various
deadlines, contact people in stressful and unpredictable situations, and handle confidential and sensitive information and
situations with care.

Travel:

Minimal (may include overnight) travel up to 10% by land or air is required of employee in this position. While traveling
the employee may encounter varying weather conditions, road and walking surfaces and will need to adjust to those conditions
(i.e., inclement weather, slippery surfaces, wet surfaces, uneven surfaces, humid, cold or hot temperatures, etc.). Also, while
traveling the employee will need to adjust to the physical demands that may include lifting to place luggage in overhead bin(s),
standing in line(s), walking, sitting for unknown periods of time, and other physical demands that traveling may impose on a
person. 

EEO Statement
Concentra provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to
race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, protected veteran status,
disability, or other protected categories. In addition, Concentra Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting
discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.

Disclaimer
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities required
for this position.

Employee Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Medical, Vision, Prescription, Telehealth, & Dental Plans
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Employee Discounts

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation, if required.

*This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management*

 

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans 

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