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Integration Solution Architect
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on May 27, 2022
Job Id #56006 Posted April 28, 2022


Description:

  • As a key member of this team, you will be a lead engineer/architect that helps drive the IT integration of newly acquired companies, minimizes business disruption, and ensures the company is maximizing the value of acquisition through integration.
  • In this role, you will partner with Integration Engagement Managers and be responsible for understanding the business and technical requirements of the engagement.
  • You will translate the business and technical requirements into solutions and level-of-effort estimates for implementing those solutions.
  • You will be in a consultative role with the Business and Application/DevOps teams, anticipating their needs and applying the benefit of previous experience and expertise to the engagement.
  • This position will lead the overall technical solution from definition to start of implementation while collaborating with other team members and departments to support solutioning, provide estimates, and build Statements of Work.

Critical Competencies for Success:

  • As an Integration Solution Engineer/Architect, you will communicate effectively and quickly gain the trust of the audience based on knowledge and expertise.
  • There is a wide variety of technical responsibilities in this role, whether it’s Architecture related or a technical troubleshooting session.
  • There is a large emphasis on critical thinking, having a hands-on approach and being able to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • You will need to possess a strong business/technical acumen and consistently strive to exceed expectations.
  • This position is described as forward thinking, strategic, collaborative, and determined.
  • You are expected to be self-starters, possess integrity, and take ownership when things don't go as planned.
  • Willingness to take control of a situation, see it through to resolution, escalating as needed the proper team, and going the extra mile when it may require working outside the box.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead technologist for program, responsible for the technical success of each business partner integration program
  • Influence internal Infrastructure Teams to adapt services and processes to better meet integration requirements
  • Present to Business/IT teams on infrastructure and hosting services and identify the benefits of hosting and/or integrating
  • Provide thoughtful and innovative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Consider options, design, estimate and communicate solutions and recommendations that meet customer needs and are in alignment with business and IT goals / objectives
  • Provide input on RFPs/RFIs/SOWs and produce documentation such as high-level architecture diagrams to support recommended solutions
  • Provide reliable and trusted points of view of relatable customer integrations. For example, how other customers with similar needs have succeeded in their integrations
  • Maintain technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to security and architectural solutions
  • Work effectively in a diverse organization spread across multiple locations

Ideal Background:

  • Healthcare products
  • Business integration – IT architecture
  • Multiple IT architecture disciplines – Networking, Security, Server and Desktop Computing, Application, Cloud Technologies
  • Customer Relationships Management

Experience:

  • Business Integration architecture/design/migration
  • Technical troubleshooting

Top Requirements:

  • 5+ years Infrastructure architecture/design – legacy and cloud technologies
  • 5+ years End-to-end troubleshooting
  • 3+ years Security engineering and standards
  • For good measure – 5+ years Customer communications

Team and Team size:

  • We are members of the Customer Transformation Team (within the larger Customer Relationships & Implementation Services org) including:
    • 3 Integration Architects
    • 2 IT Architects
    • 3 Cloud Architects
    • 1 Program Manager
  • Integration projects include:
    • Engagement Managers
    • Integration Leads
    • IT Architect
    • Various Service Owners (Subject Matter Experts) as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent
  • 5+ years of leadership in IT business integration architecture
  • 5+ years of IT background with knowledge in various technologies, hosting platforms and concepts/methodologies such as any of the following: Compute, Storage, Networking, Load Balancing, Firewalls, Backups, Disaster Recovery, Monitoring, Edge Security, User Productivity Integration, Desktop, Application Hosting, Call Centers and M365
  • 5+ years of Concepts/Methodologies - CI/CD, DevOps, Agile Methodologies, Multi-Tier Architecture
  • 3+ years experience with various security/regulatory processes including standards & issues involved in multi-tier cloud or hybrid applications
  • Ability to discuss cloud architecture and principles of modern platforms including SaaS, PaaS, multi-tenancy, multi-tiered infrastructure, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in a customer-facing pre-sales, consulting, or systems integrator role engaging with large high-tech organizations
  • 3+ years of previous M&A integration experience
  • Experience in identifying and cultivating business strategies, drivers and value principles as they apply to enterprise business transformation objectives
  • Proven ability of developing relationships across technical, management, and executive levels
  • Sound understanding of industry standards around data privacy, risk management, and compliance requirements.

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 hr@horizontal.com.

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

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