• Enterprise Architect - Cloud Technologies

    AmeriHealth Caritas Newtown Square, PA 19073

    Job #2321409296

  • Enterprise Architect - Cloud Technologies

    Location: Newtown Square, PA

    Primary Job Function: Information Systems

    ID**: 25257

    Your career starts now. We're looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

    At AmeriHealth Caritas, we're passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we'd like to hear from you.

    Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at ~~~ .


    • Drives the business and technical architectural vision of the enterprise.

    • Proposes new technologies, new technical and architectural strategies, and new processes to meet business challenges, in full consideration of their costs and benefits. Provides insights and new ways of looking at the business and technology that contribute to the strategic plans and directions of the enterprise.

    • Develops highly sophisticated technology plans to support the business that requires the integration of multiple domains, addressing the interrelationships of multiple systems, and serving diverse clients.

    • Define and maintain architectural standards and principles.

    • Establishes systems to monitor compliance with architectural standards and to ensure technical integrity.

    • Trains and provides leadership to other architects.

    • Solves problems that have unique and/or broad implications for the technology architecture.

    • This role is typically the top of the escalation path to resolve the most complex technical problems.

    • Plays a leadership role in strategic technology planning for the enterprise.

    • Directs and leads the architectural elements of large projects or projects that are highly critical to the future of the organization. Consistently leads projects in a self-motivated and self-guided way.

    • Leads strategic architecture planning; drives and determines architectural standards for the organization.

    • Provides recommendations for investment in new products and technology solutions, supported by appropriate ROI, total cost of ownership, and/or cost benefit analyses partnering with appropriate AHC colleagues.

    • Serves as a technical expert across multiple domains - other professionals in the field and industry seek out their expertise to resolve problems and expand their own technical expertise.

    • Possesses deep expertise in data, process, and system modeling skills in order to effectively document and analyze proposed architectures across the enterprise.

    • Design ACFC application platform on hybrid and multi-cloud (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services) solutions to deliver new applications and capabilities in a cost-effective manner.

    • Enhance Hybrid Cloud adoption strategy and support integrating cutting edge technology - Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Technology and help improve automation.

    • Lead Containerized Application design and deployment using OpenShift (ARO) Platform.

    Qualifications / Education:

    • At least 15 years of relevant experience.

    • Strong experience in architectural principles in the areas of cloud-native/hybrid-multi cloud architectures, container orchestration (kubernetes/OpenShift), microservices and operational best practices across one or more cloud offering Azure, AWS, GCP

    • Hands on experience with Azure cloud is highly desired.

    • Strong experience with Security, configuration and deployment models for IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Serverless.

    • Good understanding of enterprise application integration, including SOA, ESB, EAI, ETL environments.

    • Development experience (.NET, C#, Java, JavaScript etc) is a plus.

    • Familiar with principles of network, application and information security.

    • Familiar with Cloud security and governance, CASB/SASE Framework, network virtualization technologies such as SDN.

    • Familiar with Health care Industry or vertical is a plus.

    • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience; MS degree preferred. Degree in Computer Science or related fields is desired.

    • TOGAF Certification highly desired.

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