Health IT Software Architect, Lead

Key Role:

Build and manage project teams in the delivery of software solutions and maintain responsibility for a project’s plans, financials, and contractual commitments. Work with teams to identify, manage and escalate risks, provide human leadership, direction and purpose, and ensure that they have what they need to deliver. Support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program as an EHR Software Integration Lead. Serve as technical leader for a subset of all interfaces supporting OEHRM implementation. Act as the highest-level technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, healthcare semantics, informatics and multiple platforms. Identify potential technical risks to large-scale system to system interface efforts and comprehend and develop common design patterns to reduce overall interface needs. Implement Service Bus and common data standards, including HL7 to ensure the VA has a long-term strategy for standard interfaces and support the interfaces from design through development and authority to connect, providing remediations and reducing overall risk to OEHRM implementation

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in a professional work environment

-Experience with independently designing and developing new software products or major enhancements to existing software for a healthcare or clinical environment

-Experience with seeing projects to completion

-Experience with performing feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management

-Experience with large scale, enterprise systems integration or interface and deployment

-Experience with managing core technical aspects of IT related projects

-Ability to perform as a technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, healthcare semantics, informatics, and multiple platforms

-BA or BS degree in Healthcare IT, CS, EE, Engineering, or technical related field or additional 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using a variety of interfacing strategies, including middleware/SOA preferred

-Experience in the VA preferred

-Experience with implementing EHR preferred

-Knowledge of HL standards preferred

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