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Applied on May 20, 2022
Job Id #53776 Posted January 31, 2022


  • A Technology E&I Architect is accountable for working with organizations in facilitating new product initiatives, applying modern architecture methodologies, and working with business partners.
  • The individual will focus on converting business needs into the architecture and design that ultimately constitute the blueprint for the solution.
  • In that process, the Architect usually relies on solution and design patterns from previous engagements, published reference architectures, and guidance from Enterprise Architecture. In their efforts, the Architect balances architectural concerns of the initiative with the concerns of the enterprise.
  • The Architect plays an important role in ensuring that the architecture aligns with the roadmaps established by enterprise architecture, and that it adheres to enterprise architecture principles.
  • Architects are both a consumer and contributor to enterprise architecture collateral.
  • Often, the patterns and guidance architects develop become reusable in a broader enterprise architecture context.
  • The Architect will assist in defining the scope of an initiative, potential impact and determine an overall solution approach.
  • They will be assigned to initiatives to perform research, coordinate discovery sessions, creation of documentation and artifacts, and identify and track risks.

Qualifications: Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Systems Management, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in a variety of IT positions including software engineering, architecture, and data management
  • 5+ years Enterprise/Solution Architecture, Systems Integration or Business Analysis experience
  • 5+ years of experience with systems analysis, design, coding, and testing at all levels


  • Experience with large-scale IT system integration and architecture solutions
  • Experience applying enterprise and data integration patterns using APIs, micro-services, event-driven and data-driven/streaming approaches
  • Demonstrated experience adapting to new processes and models
  • Experience leading capability grooming sessions with a variety of business and technology stakeholders
  • Experience working with productivity tools (e.g. MS Office suite), architecture modeling tools (e.g. Archi) and related modeling languages (e.g. ArchiMate 2.0, UML)
  • Experience with multiple development frameworks and methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Agile, SAFe)
  • Delivering solutions using an Agile/Scrum methodology (LeSS)
  • Experience in architecture patterns of integration, information delivery, portals, and workflow
  • Experience in the healthcare industry

Soft Skills:

  • Possess strong mental agility and critical thinking/analytical skills, and be adaptable to an ever-changing environment
  • Strong presentation skills with ability to create both high level diagrams for executives, as well as detailed solution documentation for analysts, QA and developers.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, is organized, has good time management skills, is focused, and has strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, is a team player, be proactive, a self-starter and is highly motivated

Team and Team size:

  • These are for an architect position, they work independently.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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