• Solutions Architect

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Pleasanton
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/4/2019 1:57 PM)
    Job ID
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    Technology Experts - Architect
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    About Our (Business Unit Practice) –  Add at time of job posting.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Solutions Architect in our (location) office located in (location).


    Job Overview:

    A Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within (a given Solutions/Practice area). The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.


    You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs.


    You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs. You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains.


    This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor delivery team members.


    Job Summary: This position is responsible for capturing current state, define Target Architecture, Solution Architecture and drive solution design and implementation for IT solutions that meet business needs. This position is required to have a deep understanding of multiple application domains of a healthcare organization, including EMR, Professional and Hospital Billing, Patient/Member Payment, Health Plan, web, mobile, social, ERP, the ability to recommend solutions, and have broad understanding of other architecture domains.




    • Essential Responsibilities: 
    • • Analyze business requirements and lead the architecture, design and implementation of highly scalable and flexible web applications using modern best-of-breed technologies • Collaborate with business partners, IT leaders, and Implementation teams, vendors and other stakeholders, to find right solutions for solving business problems • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; be very hands-on in solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others. • Be Self-Managed and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback. • Champion innovation and support IT and business leaders in creating the right strategy that helps in reducing operational costs and improving efficiencies across business programs that are served by these solutions
    • Top Daily Responsibilities:
    • 1. Coordinate with Product Owners and business analysts to solicit and analyze requirements
    • 2. Define high level conceptual, logical architecture views of Target state for large national initiatives in healthcare
    • 3. Participate in other system vendor demos to understand the integration interfaces to KP backend systems
    • 4. Define solution architecture and drive implementation using Micro Service Architecture, NodeJS framework and APIs
    • 5. Evangelize the architecture with senior management, business stakeholders, development and deployment teams
    • 6. Scan the market trends and Identify appropriate technologies to define the solution architecture (looking at emerging technologies and tracking their hype cycles will be part of this)
    • 7. Drive to completion Solution Architecture Documents which contain the blueprint to help the implementation of the solution
    • 8. Oversee the alignment of the implementation with the defined architecture (by conducting design reviews, monitoring deviations in using standards, SDLC practices, etc.)
    • 9. Work closely with a Principal Architect in providing best solutions to meet business problems.
    • 10. Mentor junior architects




    • Skills a Top Candidate Should Have:

    1. Healthcare related applications (e.g. healthcare Billing, Claims, Digital experience)

    2. Ability to define end to end solutions that covers People, Process and Technology.

    3. Ability to engage with senior leaders and communicate in non-technical terms to drive/influence the architectural decisions

    4. Ability to apply the right tools and techniques to model the solution and drive its translation into implementation

    5. Experience with data and integration technologies (e.g., ESB, Cloud Technologies such as Redis, Kafka, NodeJS, Micro services, etc.) 
    6. Experience with Cloud PaaS and well versed with DevOps, CI/CD processes
    7. Experience translating solution requirements into technical application requirements. 
    8. Experience in the design of target state architecture in a corporate or enterprise environment. 
    9. Experience in solution architecture, including working with a portfolio of solutions.

    10. Experience with Adobe Experience Manager and other products in Adobe Marketing Cloud is desired

    • Minimum 10 years of professional experience with Html, Java, Spring, Jersey, Oracle ADF, OOP, MVC, CSS, RDBMS, MySQL, LAMP
    • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture.
    • Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition.
    • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.
    • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
    • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
    • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
    • Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.
    • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Be independent and self-driven.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

    Preferred skills and education:

    • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight
    • Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices
    • Track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
    • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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