IT Solutions Architect-Project Delivery

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Detroit, MI

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Provide support for architecture discipline as defined by departmental requirements. Provide overall direction, guidance, definition, and facilitation for the development of architecture required to meet business strategies and goals.&nbsp; Identify, support, and analyze the enterprise&rsquo;s business drivers, IT strategies, and current IT environment and recommend solutions to improve, develop, and align IT to the business.&nbsp; Work as a lead or internal consultant on complex domain activities and/or projects/programs that require in-depth technical of one or more specific architecture discipline areas, such as security, information/data, or solution.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li> <div>Analyze information to evaluate the effectiveness of controls, determine the accuracy of reports and monitor the efficiency and security of operations.&nbsp;</div> </li> <li> <div>Participate in the IT Architecture and domain&rsquo;s architecture governance process. Support the development of architectural models or views.&nbsp; Identify opportunities for reuse.</div> </li> <li> <div>Verify compatibility with existing solutions, infrastructure, services, and strategic requirements. Participate in quality reviews and provide feedback.&nbsp; Advice on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities. Work with project teams to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology tradeoffs influence strategy. Sell the architecture process.&nbsp; Keep IT technology and delivery managers aware of key customer issues, identifying and resolving potential problems and conflicts.<br />Coordinate architecture implementation and modification activities.</div> </li> <li> <div>Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry, and market trends and identify tools to assist in project/program development and/or operational support activities.&nbsp; Identify changes that impact strategic business direction.</div> </li> <li> <div>Develop, motivate, and mentor IT team members to create a team environment.&nbsp;</div> </li> <li> <div>Other duties may be assigned.</div> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.</li> <li>Five (5) years of experience in multiple IT areas (data, network, application, systems, etc.) required.</li> <li>Requires advanced level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application design, systems engineering, and integration.</li> </ul> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Extensive self-motivation and risk-taking abilities.</li> <li>Extensive client relationship management experience.</li> <li>Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy client needs and maintain a partnering relationship during engagements includes influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating, managing, and developing others.</li> <li>Extensive experience in decision-making and critical and strategic thinking.</li> <li>Ability to analyze situations, reach productive decisions, and maintain focus on key success factors.</li> <li>Knowledge of techniques, roles, and responsibilities to provide consultative knowledge internally and externally.</li> <li>Ability to create new ideas and initiatives to improve the performance of the organization.</li> <li>Knowledge of major products and services and product and service groups.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>Department Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>The IT Project Delivery department is looking for an IT Solutions Architect to join our team. In this role, you will interface with all teams across the enterprise with a focus on the following tasks:</p> <ul> <li>Work with business and strategic stakeholders to communicate options/models/strategies to architectural models</li> <li>Provide expertise in the areas of Process &amp; Pay Claims, HMO, Ancillary, Market Solutions, and Utilization Management</li> <li>Creation of architectural solutions that align with the Enterprise strategy</li> <li>Collaborate and conduct solution reviews with business and technical teams</li> <li>Partner with business SME&rsquo;s to align requirements prior to business case submission</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 96px; top: 328px;">&nbsp;</div>