Enterprise Solutions Architect

EngineeringRemote, Houston, Texas


Description

As a member of the Information Technology Development Team, the Enterprise Solutions Architect is responsible leading the discovery, analysis, implementation, and maintenance of business process software for Empyrean.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Envision
    • Lead assessment of business and technology requests
    • Become an expert on business processes and concepts within the benefits area
    • Participate in design and technical discussions to develop solution proposals and review options proposed by product team
  • Analyze
    • Estimate high level work effort for roadmap development
    • Guide feature teams in development of designs to meet business needs
    • Assist teams in estimating detailed work effort for team development
  • Infrastructure
    • Drive design and implementation of application architecture
    • Maintain business process architecture standards across services
  • Operational
    • Assure that new functionality and systems are transitioned into client teams and production successfully.
  • Maintenance
    • Review and monitor system changes that may impact security and/or privacy concerns
    • Review and monitor system changes that may impact quality and performance
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES  

  • Proficient in software design patterns
  • Proficient in database technologies, design, and SQL
  • Agile, Scrum experience
  • Well developed, written and verbal communication skills, specifically documentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality conscious, yet open and flexible to others ideas and suggestions
  • Client service oriented
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in a multi-tasking environment

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
    • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, equivalent years of experience in business analytics, management information systems, human resources management, benefits administration or a related field
  • At least 6 years’ experience managing projects and people
  • Experience in distributed architectures
  • Strong experience with automated build, test, deploy systems
  • Strong experience with Microsoft .NET Framework technology (C#)
  • Prior experience in benefit program administration and knowledge of Health and Welfare processes a plus
  • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered


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