Sr. Software Architect

Job Locations US-NY-Melville
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Posted Date
2 months ago(8/27/2020 8:14 AM)
Information Technology




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.


Team Overview:

We are the Digital Patient Experience team. We create new and innovative solutions that empower patients and healthcare providers to effectively manage all aspect of healthcare through mobile, web and interactive solutions revolutionizing healthcare engagement today. Our team creates a competitive advantage through dramatically improved productivity and customer satisfaction enabled through our software applications and delivered by a highly skilled and motivated full-cycle software development & support organization.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a driven and results oriented Senior Software Architect, with the right balance and vision and practicality, to drive the design and implementation of our large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications and services. Our architect will have a proven track record and demonstrated proficiencies for creating and delivering these complex software systems distributed across hybrid cloud environments. You will be working together with Product Owners, User Experience, Software Engineering teams and other Architects to define the correct architectural approaches and applied technologies to build and maintain a highly engaging web and mobile app, the face of our healthcare system.


Remote candidates will be considered. Will be required to travel to NY office on occasion.


As a Senior Architect in the Digital Patient Experience team, you’ll get to expand your software architecture skills and expertise working with cutting edge technology on an industry leading project. You’ll be designing core components and systems integrations to deliver an elegant and intuitive online experience for the patients in our healthcare system.


In this role you will:


  • Collaborate with Architecture, Business Analysts, internal and / or external customers to ensure that requirements are understood implemented accordingly
  • Conceptualize and objectively design effective technical solutions based on business requirements
  • Identify information needs and data flows, conferring with different team and users to provide a common understanding of systems, data usage, and work processes 
  • Perform risk assessment and provide abatement / mitigation / remediation planning
  • Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations accordingly (build / buy)
  • Decide on the platforms and coding standards to be used in project development
  • Craft highly scalable, robust, and maintainable services and APIs using best practices, including test-driven development
  • Determining operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
  • Evaluate existing software solutions to identify areas for improvement
  • Conduct cost analysis to ensure architecture decisions are favorable towards budget considerations
  • Participate in technical audits, design reviews, security assessments and recommend improvements
  • Perform problem analysis, diagnosis and remediation including critical events / product rollouts
  • Provide technical guidance in software design and development activities, maintenances and upgrades of existing software applications
  • Improve operations through systems analysis, recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Deliver training and mentoring supporting and developing other software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Perform architectural and code reviews and sign-off or approve others work
  • Keep skills current through on-going educational opportunities and professional development
  • Perform efficient coding, testing and creating full documentation in the areas of software development and maintenance


Academic and Professional Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Mathematics, MIS or any related courses preferred
  • Professional certification in software architecture, frameworks, or languages preferred
  • Upwards of 6 years relevant experience in the IT industry preferred
    5-10 years’ experience as a software architect preferred
  • Demonstrable understanding of architecture principles and methods, design patterns, technology and standards
  • Deep proficiency in architecting and delivering solutions built across cloud platforms
  • Proficiency in designing high performing, scalable, and reliable services / systems
  • Extensive working knowledge of full stack software development tools and development methodologies
  • Experience building event-driven, real-time data workflows and processing pipelines
  • Ability to span from the architect and design level into hands-on coding and software development best practices


Desired skills:

  • Modeling, design, programming and associated tools (e.g. UML)
    Data integration across disparate systems
  • Expert knowledge in DB management technology standards (e.g. SQL, ETL, DBMS partitioning, index creation, physical data model, RDF, SPARQL, etc.)
  • Applied security standards and techniques including federated identity, SSO, IAM (e.g. AD, SAML, OAuth, PKI)
  • Knowledge of applied application security (static / dynamic scanning, penetration) and vulnerability remediation
  • Programming experience with JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks (e.g. React Native, React, JQuery, Angular)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with HTML5, CSS3, SASS and programming experience including traditional server side (e.g. Java, node.js, PHP)
  • Background in cloud platforms and tools, Azure preferred
  • Skilled agile practitioner with experience in scrum, backlog management and sprinting
  • Knowledge of open source content management platforms (e.g. Drupal, WordPress)
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • CI / CD and Software Engineering best practices


Travel Requirements:

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


Working Arrangements:

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


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 competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


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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