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New York
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Description and Requirements

The Lead Enterprise Architect proactively and holistically works with the enterprise and program delivery leaders managing architectural runway in support of enterprise initiatives. The role leads advancement of enterprise composability as a business strategy for leveraging modular technology in response to fast-changing business needs. The role focuses on identifying technology trends to enable future-state business capabilities, and supporting business processes that, in turn, drive the organization's targeted business outcomes. This role facilitates architectural decisions through highly collaborative cross-functional architecture governance process.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic architectural guidance to business domains in defining, and designing enabling technologies supporting business capabilities and processes, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing technology enablers supporting enterprise initiatives.
  • Partners with business stakeholders, delivery programs leaders to identify and deliver architectural runway enablement for modern, cost-effective, highly composable technology capabilities.
  • Uses capability-based planning and human centric design approaches to construct future- and current-state capability models.
  • Leads analysis of healthcare industry technology and market trends to determine their potential impact on business outcomes by providing practical advice to take advantage of new emerging technologies and the business ecosystem for major disruptive technology and nontechnology trends that affect business strategy execution.
  • Coaches and mentors’ other architects, product owners and business stakeholders to instill architectural and design thinking mindset.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience.
  • Five or more years of business experience in strategic and operations planning and/or business analysis or experience as an enterprise architecture consultant.
  • Five or more years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, or data management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree preferred in a related field of study, or equivalent experience. 
  • Proficient in the use of enterprise architecture tools and techniques, such as strategy on a page, strategic planning, and business model canvas.
  • Deep knowledge of business ecosystems, including SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT, and predictive analytics within the healthcare sector.
  • Comprehensive understanding of health insurance business models, operating models, financial modeling, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting, and risk management.
  • Expertise in product-centric operating models and scaling agile methodologies at the enterprise level.
  • Current with new and emerging technologies, with a keen ability to integrate them effectively into the business.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a proven track record in facilitation, negotiation, and stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with the latest healthcare trends and integrate them into business strategies for optimized adoption and adaptability.

Hiring Range*:

  • Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $170,400 - $260,610

  • All Other Locations (within approved locations): $140,600 - $215,050

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live.

*The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in “good faith” would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.