Senior Solutions Architect

Added: 23/03/2020

REF: 2606

Contract: Permanent

Location: New York, United States

Sr. Solutions Architect - Remote (East Coast)

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In this role, the Senior Solutions Architect will be responsible for delivering excellent business results through the efforts of their teams, by:

  • Providing deep technical expertise to support the strategic initiatives and development needs of our clients
  • Engaging in conversations with business partners to identify requirements, needs and gaps aimed at technology driven transformation
  • Evaluating existing tools, technologies, processes and capabilities
  • Providing technology expertise and oversight on design, development and implementation of strategic programs and projects
  • Leading the analysis, architecture, and design implementation for technology projects employing sound solution architecture practices
  • Delivering artifacts, technical analysis documents and architectural designs that meet business requirements; oversees design reviews and frameworks
  • Lead and support proof of concepts and test and learn activities
  • Exercise experience and influence to make well informed technology build vs buy, platform and integration decisions in a rapidly growing and evolving environment
  • Collaborate and develop relationships with delivery teams and other Enterprise technology teams by partnering, sharing and leveraging best practices and solutions
  • Mentor and guide peers and junior talent to help create a pool of technically strong subject matter experts
  • All other duties as assigned

PEOPLE LEADER

People leaders must possess both the skills to effectively accomplish these tasks and the emotional intelligence to do so in alignment with our cultural values.  In addition to the critical management and leadership tasks listed above, this role also includes the following unique responsibilities:

  • Responsible for and oversee their respective technical or project team
  • Interview, select and supervise the activities of the department staff; communicate interpret and discuss with team the company policies and procedures.
  • Determine job objectives, work methods and performance standards; review performance relative to departmental objectives discussion appraisal with each employee and performance; authorize and communicate salary changes, promotions, transfers, discipline and discharge and administer all other personnel actions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

EXPECTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Travel (up to 30%)
  • Hours (8+ hours per day, five days a week)

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the expectations of the position and shall not be construed as the only expectations that may be assigned for the position.

 

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the expectations listed above.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, education, knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.

  • Education(i.e. degree required)  
    • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience and/or Training(i.e. the kind of skills and knowledge and number of years required)  
    • 8+ years of relevant professional experience 
    • Experience leading a dynamic team of digital professionals
    • A history of academic or professional success, including a functional knowledge or passion for digital, healthcare, and life sciences, digital strategy, etc.
  • Technology/Equipment (if applicable, the proficiencies required to perform the job) 
    • Proficiency in all of the following:
    • HTML markup
    • SASS/CSS, preferably BEM style
    • JavaScript: vanilla DOM manipulation, jQuery, Ajax, Promises, and asynchronous programming patterns
  • Strong back-end development experience in the .NET stack with a focus on C#, SQL and the MVC web application framework
  • Microsoft Azure Experience
    • Azure Blob storage
    • App Service
    • Azure DNS and Traffic Manager
    • SQL Database
    • Azure Functions
  • Understanding of Salesforce, including workbench, objects and common org configurations
  • Experience creating, configuring and maintaining build tools, like Gulp and Node JS
  • Strong responsive development skills, supporting difference devices and web browsers
  • Source code management via Git
  • Experience and understanding of DNS and networking
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  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education
    • Advanced degree in technology or computer science preferred
  • Experience and/or Training(i.e. the kind of skills and knowledge and number of years required) 
    • Agency or relevant work experience is preferred 
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the therapeutic areas, science, markets, and products for all assigned accounts
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and has ability to manage expectations effectively
  • Technology/Equipment
    • Microsoft Azure certification
    • DevOps experience
    • Continuous integration and deployment tools, like Azure DevOps, Jenkins, or CodeDeploy
    • Native or platform-based mobile application development experience
    • .NET CMS experience with Episerver, Crownpeak or Sitecore

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