Job Description :
What is the specific title of the position
Application Architect

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team

Part of a team

If so, please describe the team (Name of team, size of team, etc
BFF (Size - 50 -100)

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)

Primary Responsibilities of the FOX Application Architect include:
? Develop the overall vision for the FOX Claims application architecture and end-state architecture in collaboration with the solution architecture and enterprise architecture teams
? Tie architectural vision together across all streams of work that impact FOX Claims
? Support Operations/IT Solution Managers/EAs/Developers/QA/Managers/Executives as FOX Claims Architecture Subject Matter Expert
? Define standards for FOX Claims application architecture
? Define purpose for application, and functionalities within application
? Assist in evaluation, recommendation and integration of tools with application
? Assist in building relationship with Optum IT around support
? Build relationship with Optum IT, Enterprise and solution architects, vendors and other application counterparts to align the technical solutions of the application strategically with the enterprise as well as the industry
? Provide Subject Matter Expertise in Product Lifecycle Management activities
? Maintain architectural documentation working within standards defined
? Mentor & provide Subject Matter Expertise to the development teams as needed

For all architecturally significant/technically risky requirements or technical projects and SCRs, participate in the following activities:
Providing Architectural guidance and clarifying scope/objectives for projects
Production and maintenance of architecture documents with SA/EA
Identification of functional and cross system impacts
Identification of key testing needs
Working with Delivery Managers and scrum masters to help determine work estimate
Recommendation of design improvements to critical functions
Ensure adherence to, and suggest improvements to align with architectural vision

? Use a consultative approach to solving problems
? Collaborate with the business to understand / influence requirements to use technology as a way to improve member experience
? Demonstrate understanding of cross - functional / cross - domain requirements and impact
? Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions.
? Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, etc

Area of responsibility:
Architectural Principles,
Architectural Patterns,
Architectural Standards,
Preferred Toolset/Technology stack,
Alignment of FOX Claims Architecture with Enterprise/Solution Architecture,
SME for FOX Claims Architecture

Supporting Designers/Project Solution Leads/Developers/folks on SCRUM and non SCRM teams for FOX
Includes all executing work streams for FOX Claims including EDI, FOX Core and FOX Data,

What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities

See above

What skills/attributes are a must have

Following are required qualifications -
? Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science or similar field
? 8+ years of experience in IT Application Architecture role.
? Scaled agile and/or enterprise wide architecture experience
? An understanding of security, network, and cloud infrastructure techniques and how they apply to delivery.
? 6+ years of hands - on experience in delivering multi - tier web based applications
? 5+ years in a role that made decisions across an enterprise, and not just one or two business units
? Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
? Proven experience initiating, facilitating, and embracing change and transformation
? Experience operationalizing web based systems that meet service levels, protect and secure our members data and privacy, and are easy to use
? Experience presenting solution vision/direction in front of a large audience, and motivate that audience to deliver on a shared vision

What skills/attributes are nice to have

? Healthcare industry experience
? Team leadership or team management experience
? Experience prototyping and performance tuning applications deployed across multiple operating systems, languages and computing platforms
? Strong verbal and written communication skills
? Experience creating and presenting appropriate models to communicate with stakeholders
? Experience in / knowledge of large scale direct to consumer web techniques

Where is the work to be performed (Please list preferred Client facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc

Horsham, Client

What are the work hours (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)

9 am - 5 pm

Who will be conducting interviews (Please list names and titles of interviewers)

Technical leads, Directors

What type of interview process is preferred (Face to face, phone, Skype, or a combination of the three)
Phone interview followed by Face to Face interview