The Senior Solution Architect role is primarily responsible for defining infrastructure solutions in support of the objectives corresponding to clinical, administrative, and information technology enterprise initiatives which are following established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines. As a senior member of the team, the highly motivated candidate will also define and refine solution patterns and best practices, as well as mentor other solution architect members.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Oversee solution development and practice by facilitating in-depth technical discussions with subject matter experts for complex problems
Manage definition and training of solution architecture process lifecycle, standard artifact templates, solution design samples, solution patterns, and best practices
Mentor fellow solution architects by providing feedback via solution design peer reviews, and coaching related skills and techniques
Lead program or organizational level work effort demand analysis by providing systematic effort and duration estimations for incoming projects
Guide portfolios in capability roadmap definitions related to infrastructure impacts and dependencies
Represent the liaison between infrastructure technology domains and the information and application layers
Build and leverage relationship with key technology partners and vendors
Act as the conceptual source for solutions involving more than one area of specialization and/or innovative system design
Conceive, design, optimize, and integrate information technology based solutions to complex business problems
Collaborate with customers to analyze and translate business requirements and vendor provided system specifications of the solution into a cohesive design
Conduct and review detailed technical design with technology subject-matter experts; transition design to solution engineers and assist with implementation plan construction
Stay aware and informed about scope and requirement changes to the designed solutions; ensure documentation is updated in alignment with the changes
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Fifteen (15) years of Solution Architecture experience (or equivalent experience in relevant architecture domains); experience in a healthcare IT environment preferable
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Possess breadth and depth of knowledge and experience across the following information technology domains: data center technologies (compute, storage, virtualization, network), and end user devices (workstation, mobile devices)
Extensive infrastructure experience. Familiarity with prevalent storage technologies and understanding of service oriented architectures