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Senior Architect, Information Technology

Centene Corporation Rancho Cordova, California

As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.

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  • Logical
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
  • Independent
  • Digitally Savvy

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“If challenge, innovation, working with new technologies, and career growth are what you’re looking for, this is the right place for you.”

- Nasr Khan, IT Architect

“I feel satisfied knowing that our data checks create a smoother process for our members. I also appreciate the various charity programs offered through our company to help the community such as the March of Dimes fundraiser.”

- Richard DeMore, Data Analyst II, Enrollment

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1123248

Category Information Technology
Schedule Full-time
Description:
Position Purpose: Drive the vision and innovation, standards, development processes, systems architecture, and design patterns to support IT and business solutions.

  • Monitor emerging IT trends in the healthcare environment and determine its relevance and impact on the company
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to develop and communicate long term vision and comprehensive strategic plans for infrastructure and/or enterprise architecture solutions
  • Develop comprehensive strategic reference architectures for infrastructure and/or enterprise Architecture disciplines
  • Partner with Business and IT leaders to drive business requirements into strategic designs
  • Serve as the technical expert for enterprise wide or company wide technology and/or application domains
  • Oversee systems design and architecture through leadership participation in architecture reviews
  • Drive standards for development and design techniques for infrastructure and/or enterprise architecture
  • Plan and integrate the work activities of virtual IT teams
  • Responsible for the design of one or more applications or services within an organization, and a technical lead for the development teams supported. 

    Will often work with an enterprise architect for strategic direction.

    Advise subcontractors on the interpretation of plans, recommends changes when necessary.

    Provides technical expertise in development or review of policies and procedures in relation to system architecture and software development.

    Assist in the translation of requirements created by functional analysts into the architecture and solution design.

    Create architecture and design artifacts.

    Qualifications:


    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 8+ years of relevant design and architecture experience. IT experience within managed care environment highly preferred. Demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field.
    This position will be supporting a Federal government contract, therefore it requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security.

     

     

    Preferred Experience:

    Strong business and technical background to architect software, hardware, network, and other IT solutions

    Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

    Strong background with designing system plans, project proposals, and technical oversight of large projects through design, build, and run.

    Strong communication skills

    Team mentality

    Technical lead on multiple projects simultaneously

    Current with new technology, best practices and innovation relevant to Centene IT



    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    Will often work with an enterprise architect for strategic direction.

    Advise subcontractors on the interpretation of plans, recommends changes when necessary.

    Provides technical expertise in development or review of policies and procedures in relation to system architecture and software development.

    Assist in the translation of requirements created by functional analysts into the architecture and solution design.

    Create architecture and design artifacts.

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