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Applied on October 20, 2021
Job Id #51030 Posted September 30, 2021

Team and Team size:

  • Part of larger Architecture team but individual contributor to the product architecture for Government Programs (Medicare and Medicaid)
  • Name: Government Programs Technology Architecture team (45+ Architects)
  • Sub-team Name: Administer Plan (Claims & Finance) Product Architecture team (~15 Architects)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting business needs and applying innovative technology solutions
  • Work effectively in a matrix organization with teams of architects, scrum teams, and business partners with minimal supervision
  • Express ideas verbally and in writing to effectively communicate with and influence teammates, technology partners, business leaders and executives
  • Resolve and influence the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Provide architecture design, recommendations, blue-print and roadmaps for the product capabilities supported by this role
  • Work with the Agile delivery teams to ensure that features are sufficiently groomed including the creation of solution intent documentation in advance of agile planning sessions
  • Provide strategic and tactical architecture direction to delivery teams aligning to product and program roadmaps
  • Prepare materials for Architectural Review Boards that demonstrate the alignment of the software delivery to enterprise practices and roadmap
  • Lead change and innovation. Be a catalyst for business transformation and modernization through disruptive technology innovations.
  • Provide industry, technology and market expertise and thought leadership to support and guide business decisions around strategic investments for the assigned product family
  • Decompose complex business strategies into initiatives relatable to each product family and product capabilities, to enable efficient architecture road mapping and solutions
  • Work across organizational silos to resolve dependencies and accelerate product architecture and solution decisions

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of professional experience with primary focus on enterprise-level technology strategy, product strategy, solution architecture, data architecture, and integration architecture
  • 3+ years of architectural experience in Healthcare, primarily in the Payer and Provider space, of creating capability, project and program level architecture solutions and implementation roadmaps including transition states
  • 6+ years of full lifecycle software engineering experience using agile frameworks
  • 3+ years of proven expertise of managing and interacting with cross-functional matrixed teams
  • Proven success driving business technology strategies that lead to product distinction
  • Experience managing relationships, coalitions and communications with senior business and technology leaders to influence desired outcomes without direct authority
  • Ability to understand how to navigate a complex organization, understand the big picture, and interface with external teams to leverage technology in alignment with our strategies.
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives
  • Working knowledge and experience in any or all of the following business and technology areas: data management, data streaming technologies, event-based architecture, NoSQL and NewSQL technologies, APIs, microservices, SOA, cloud technologies, rules engines/BPMs, data architecture and governance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Claim adjudication platforms including COTS products like Facets, QNXT, Healthedge, etc.
  • Strong Healthcare domain knowledge on End-to-End Claim life cycle including Adjudication
  • Experience in legacy modernization from Mainframe to modern technologies
  • Experience using HL7/FHIR, Healthcare EDI formats
  • Experience with Agile Product development process; SAFE Agile certified
  • Domain Driven Design experience
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems or STEM related field
  • Ability to work on multiple large-scale technology initiatives concurrently
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Excellent analytical and collaboration skills and techniques to create innovative market leading solutions
  • Excellent time management, communication, decision making and presentation skills
  • Global team experience

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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