• Architect

    Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh | US-GA-Alpharetta
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(3/20/2018 9:21 AM)
    Client Service/Support
  • Overview



    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.




    • Define, implement and maintain a common technology and architectural strategy across all Allscripts applications and cloud infrastructures to enable a secure and reliable applications delivery to our customers in a Hosted Environment
    • Provide guidance in best practice and tool use in the design and build of technical solutions and the applications built on them in the following areas:
      • Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure
      • Cloud/Virtualization Architecture and engineering
      • Presentation Layer Architecture and Engineering (Citrix, Terminal Services)
      • Application Architecture
      • MS-SQL Architecture and Engineering
      • Single sign-on technologies (Active Directory with ADFS; SAML)
    • In concert with other architects within Allscripts create a center of expertise and forum for sharing technical knowledge
    • Perform detailed technical reviews to ensure application architecture components are being correctly implemented
    • Provide input into the best application of technology to create the next generation of Allscripts solutions and services
    • Drive continuous innovation by maintaining knowledge of technology trends in the marketplace to be able to recommend innovative solutions to add business value
    • Familiarity with industry changes in technology standards, information management, infrastructure standards, methods and emerging 3rd party software in order to advise on technology and leverage industry best practice in the design and support of Allscripts software products
    • Work with Product Development teams to ensure understanding of hosting architecture application requirements and to gain alignment on proposed technology solutions for private and public cloud deployments
    • Work with Development, Systems Engineering, Support and Services for Allscripts products and services to ensure viability of technology solutions in terms of performance, application integration, security and maintainability
    • Possesses expert-level technical and analytical skills required to diagnose, isolate and resolve problems
    • Leader of Tier 3 and 4 – problem management teams and advanced Triage teams
    • Support the design end-to-end systems composed of server hardware, OS, software, advanced networking and storage to provide robust hosted application architecture
    • Working knowledge of infrastructure products (Citrix, MS Server, MS-SQL, Azure, etc.)
    • Strong working experience with Allscripts Products (Sunrise, dB Motion, Touchworks, Paragon, ProSuites, etc.)
    • Work with Hosting Operations to establish operational strategies; ensures strategies are in line with the organization’s goals including service quality initiatives
    • Manage a mix of long term projects, short term service requests, and daily emergencies, with a high degree of flexibility and effective delegation
    • Provide input in the drive for constantly improving the scalability, extensibility, interoperability, reliability, availability and performance of Allscripts software products
    • Plan, prepare, participate and/or lead infrastructure architecture reviews
    • Possess strong leadership skills and proven ability to communicate and collaborate with different audiences representing various technical disciplines
    • Excellent oral and written communications
    • Participate in the definition and documentation of architecture standards and best practices




    Academic and Professional Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field



    • 7+ years’ experience in software engineering and/or software architecture
    • Strong Healthcare industry knowledge (HIPAA, HITRUST etc.)
    • Excellent technical leadership and problem-solving skills and must take responsibility to bring the work to completion within deadlines
    • Solid communication and listening skills with ability to collaborate with peers
    • Demonstrable understanding of infrastructure architecture principles and methods, technology and standards
    • Highly motivated by creating business value through the effective use of technology
      • Working knowledge of infrastructure products (Citrix, MS Server, MS-SQL, Azure, etc.)
      • Strong working experience with Allscripts Products (Sunrise, dB Motion, Touchworks, Paragon, ProSuites, etc.)



    • Raleigh NC or Alpharetta GA office


    Travel Requirements:

    • May require local travel
    • May require other travel for business needs


    Working Arrangements:

    • May require on call after hours support
    • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


    Target Candidate:   

    • High potential employee private cloud architecture experience with both technical and business understanding
    • Employee interest in gaining a broader understanding of Allscripts and the healthcare IT industry
    • Employee interest in enhancing experience in strategy and innovation



    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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