Principal Solution Architect

Express Scripts   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Healthcare


11 - 15 years

Posted 170 days ago

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  • Engage with key stakeholders to drive a large portfolio of complex, interrelated, cross-functional initiatives, ensuring holistic solutions across those initiatives.
  • Mentor other solution architects and lead small teams in the delivery of solutions for large portfolios of initiatives
  • Move between portfolios of work and quickly be effective at scale in new settings.
  • Define and communicate architecture strategy and long-term architectures, including to senior leadership
  • Partner with the business to influence and shape business roadmaps to incorporate technology direction and strategy
  • Build strong relationships with senior business executives, being recognized as a guide and advisor on achieving business outcomes through technology
  • Stay abreast of industry technology trends and potential for application
  • Partner with key stakeholders on the evaluation, innovation, and adoption of new and emerging technology
  • Promote continuous improvement of engineering and architecture practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 10-14 years relevant experience or Master’s degree with 8-12years relevant experience
  • Experience driving holistic solutions to complex, interrelated, cross-functional initiatives within a large portfolio
  • Experience influencing and shaping business roadmaps to incorporate technology direction and strategy
  • Experience defining and communicating (at the senior leadership level) architecture strategy and long-term architectures
  • Experience building strong relationships with senior technical and business leadership
  • Experience mentoring other solution architects and leading small teams in the delivery of solutions for large portfolios of initiatives
  • Experience defining and communicating shared solution patterns
  • Experience driving technology selection and application
  • Excellent facilitation skills to align multiple stakeholders (business and technology) around a solution
  • Excellent leadership, planning and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of architecture frameworks, procedures, and practices
  • Solid engineering/development background
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment, prioritize work, and make independent decisions
  • Experience in the PBM or health care industry a plus