Director IT Architecture-Healthcare Payer Domain

Datamatics Staffing Services Limited
  • Hyderabad
  • 40-45 lakh
  • 15-17 years
  • 26 Feb 2015

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Lead the Enterprise Architecture function to support the strategic requirements of the business.
You will identify the business benefits of alternative strategies, direct development of enterprise-wide architecture and processes and ensure compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities and technology directions.
Primary responsibilities include:

Manage the Enterprise Architecture Practice, provide the thought-leadership to the practice and lead the team of architects across multiple technology & functional domains
Work closely with presales and solution engineers, vendor partners and the customers to create well-conceptualized & coordinated response to RFPs and proactive solution architecture proposals
Strategic evolution and management of existing IT architectures including system / application development / integration concepts, tools including definition of the domains for use, and setting and enforcing governance standards
Ensuring the practice remains current on key architecture evolutions in the IT industry, especially with the company's strategic technology partners
Ability to translate innovations into technology concepts within the structure or processes of the organization by leveraging standard frameworks / patterns
Building relationship across the various IT departments/stakeholders and collaborate on the agreed architectures for execution of the program / project
Knowledge of Healthcare Payer and Provider businesses including various IT systems like Benefits Admin System, Claims Adjudication and Management system, Claims Processing Engines, Health Information Exchanges, Accountable Care Organizations, (ACO's), Care Management Solutions etc.

Qualifications & Experience:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.

In-depth knowledge and experience of Java and .NET architectures - expertise in both is highly desirable as is in-depth knowledge and experience with other architectures and disciplines that are currently significant in the IT industry including aspects such as SOA, Web 2.0, Cloud, Mobile, Social, System Integration, Agile Development, etc.
Minimum of 15 years of experience with at least 5 years leading technology teams within large IT organizations preferably in healthcare related to payer businesses
Structured and methodical with solid understanding of various standardization approaches (e.g. CMMI, Six Sigma, ITIL)
An understanding of various architectural frameworks (e.g. TOGAF I Zachman) and experience in adopting these within an IT organization.
A proven technology and business background in a large to mid-sized complex multi-division corporate environment including experience in delivering a technology platform with embedded high performance, quality metrics, security, and service standards
Actively managed multiple complex systems implementation projects -- Enterprise Architecture, SOA and Cloud experience is desirable with an understanding of HIPAA security requirements
Ability to work with multiple business constituencies and is able to balance resources and ensure alignment of technology strategy with the business vision
A results-driven leader who has led a substantial IT organization through significant transformation and has delivered world-class service delivery and business operating results
Experience in working with large scale healthcare RFPs, solution architecture, and working with Presales in customer acquisition areas

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Solution Architecture Presales Enterprise Architecture SOA Java .net

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