Senior Architect

Job ID: J111444
Company: HM Health Solutions Inc.
Location: Harrisburg, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 5, 2018

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Description

This position is responsible for providing leadership, direction and implementation of best in class industry technical solutions for Web Security Infrastructure technologies at HM Health Solutions. The scope of the Sr. Architect position includes; a lead role in design, development, implementation, and support, to meet business capabilities and needs.  Communicates effectively and interacts with departments across the organization as necessary, including the development and interpretation of highly complex requirements for peers and other staff. Leverages business and technology knowledge to enable and/or alter business processes, practices, organizations and systems. Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies and best in class industry business trends and practices. May take on role of Project Lead for special assignments. May mentor less experienced team members.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1. Takes a lead in designing, building and implementing enterprise-class security systems and ensures they are aligned to standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology.

2. Evaluates and undertakes impact analysis on more complex major design options. Ensures that the system architecture balances functional, service quality and systems management requirements.

3. Uses appropriate tools, including models of components and interfaces, to contribute to the development of more complex architectures. Takes a lead role to produce detailed component requirements, specifications and translates these into detailed solutions/designs for implementation using selected products. Provides advice on technical aspects of system development, integration (including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc.) and processes.

4. Takes a lead role to identify the technical, organizational, and physical environment in which more complex products or systems will operate. Identifies, proposes, initiates, and leads significant improvement programs, taking responsibility for the quality and appropriateness of the work performed and the realization of measurable business benefits.

5. Takes a lead role to ensure the resolution of a variety of more complex architecture and business problems and serves as a technical or business lead for highly complex security project initiatives.

6. Manages expectations of customers, partners and management. Participates in customer walkthroughs and plans; design and technical walkthroughs; and problem resolution and decision making.

7. Interacts with departments across the organization as necessary, including the development and interpretation of highly complex requirements for peers and other staff.

8. Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats. Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge. Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.

9. Takes a lead role in providing leadership and mentoring in the areas of expertise and architecture to their peers, developers, management and business users including technical expertise, coaching, and ad-hoc training by:

  • Preparing presentations on more complex issues on the area of expertise
  • Presenting to their peers to ensure consistency to Highmark's strategic direction

10. Other duties as assigned or requested.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
  • 10 - 15 years of experience in multiple IT disciplines
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in business disciplines
  • Due to Department of Defense (DoD) contract requirements, the incumbent who fills this position must be a US citizen, and must also pass a background check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree
  • Industry certifications – CISSP/CISM/CISA/ISSAP/ISSEP
  • Health insurance industry business knowledge
  • Lean (Six Sigma) Experience
  • Familiarity with ITIL concepts, constructs and terminology

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

An Architect is not required to have experience in all of these, but is required to have those needed to support applications they are responsible for supporting. Current skill set are reviewed every other year, new skills may be required to meet changing business needs.

Skills:

RedHat Linux

Shell Scripting – Korn/Perl

Networking Technologies

Apache WebServers

LDAP, Oracle Virtual Directory, Oracle Unified Directory

Oracle Access Management

CA Siteminder

Java/JavaScript Framework

Referral Payout Level: 2

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