Acelity Careers

Solutions Architect - Digital Wound Care

San Antonio, United States of America
IT


Job Description

Solutions Architect - Digital Wound Care

Categories:  DWC

Job Summary:

As the Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for defining the technical strategy, evaluating technologies, designing digital solutions, and providing oversight and technical leadership for software solutions (portals, apps, etc.) for the Digital Wound Care franchise while ensuring solution alignment with Enterprise Architecture and IT long-term strategy. These software solutions will enhance value for clinicians, payers and the patients who receive care.  The incumbent will partner closely with our IT, Commercial, Clinical, other Franchise teams and broader organization as we expand our digital capabilities, developing new platforms and means of patient and provider engagement.  This is an excellent opportunity for a technical strategist and leader to drive innovation that impacts both the business and IT

Principle Responsibilities: (essential job duties and responsibilities)

  • Responsible for leading the technical strategy and implementation of software solutions for the Digital Wound Care franchise.
  • Provide support for the Digital Wound Care’s Strategy for customer software solutions, evaluate options to deliver software solutions, and implement/deliver software technology in line with the strategic roadmap.
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture and IT teams to successfully deliver on the technology platform roadmap and implementation of the roadmap.
  • As the Solution Architect, will also be the Product Architect to support and will liaise with offshore development resources.
  • Key partner in Make vs Buy decisions (i.e. Engage with external parties to evaluate options for collaboration of various new technologies and implementation of the same, versus homegrown solutions).
  • Identify technology partners for collaboration in digital wound care/healthcare space.
  • Provide technical leadership designing and developing IT strategies and digital solutions across multiple platforms involving the following:  mobile, cloud, web, API first, and integration/middleware.
  • Act as solution lead working with modern architectures and frameworks at the same time working with innovative technologies and tools.
  • Provide technical expertise for end-to-end digital solutions and alignment across channels (IVR, web, mobile, IoT, and cloud services).
  • Drive aspects of projects including technical design, integrations, interfacing with vendor technology/solutions and guiding teams on solution/integration decisions.
  • Provide technical leadership to deliver solutions throughout the full project lifecycle from concept and business/IT liaison through implementation, operation and ongoing support.
  • Collaborate across Enterprise Architecture, IT, business, and support partners to research, select, and implement new tools and technologies needed to build digital platforms and solutions.
  • Drive architecture and design of automated testing platforms, continuous integration and continuous delivery practices on mobile and cloud.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering complex business technology solutions into production, with an emphasis on web and mobile applications on various platforms.
  • Proven success in a technical leadership role on projects with large-scale and global deployments.
  • Understanding of application life-cycle management methodologies, include Agile.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in system architecture, technical design, and system and software development technology following standards, best practice and modern platforms.
  • Strong understanding and experience with development and support of mission critical applications optimized to run in cloud computing environments and deliver highly scalable, reliable performance; ability to roll up sleeves and oversee trouble shooting, performance tuning as required.
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal presentation skills, strong data-based, analytical and reasoning skills, sound decision-making and organizational ability.
  • Ability to work in a matrix team environment and familiarity with ITIL methodology and practices a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in making articulate and effective oral presentations to audiences at all levels of the business.
  • Strong technical experience in UI technologies and design, application programming interfaces and web services.
  • Keep current with advances in mobile app development, digital technology and industry trends.
  • Experience with mobile app store release process, certification and management.
  • Awareness and experience identifying Cybersecurity design threats and mitigation patterns for digital enabled platforms.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience conceiving, architecting, engineering, and administering technology in a distributed environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of IoT based technologies with a minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing Cloud based solutions.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience directly contributing to the development and commercialization of products.
  • Experience working with offshore resources.
  • Programming experience.
  • Background in the Healthcare industry with exposure to digital health, IoT, and architectural experience.

Personal Attributes:

  • A team player, with an ability to collaborate efficiently to achieve team goals.
  • A process-oriented individual, with strong project management skills, who has the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced, unstructured, dynamic organization.
  • Recognized as a leader able to inspire and motivate others through conviction, vision, and the ability to formulate and articulate direction; skilled in the analysis and definition of organization goals and objectives, direction setting and the interpretation of goals into specific tasks.
  • Must demonstrate a strong track record of delivering results.
  • Must be an analytical individual who questions why things are done and applies intelligence to resolve issues.
  • This will be an “achiever” personality with a start-up mentality who strives to resolve issues and roadblocks and meet goals on time. Will be a self-starter who maps own direction to succeed.
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and fast change with an ability to adapt quickly and easily.
  • Will have a strong understanding of the business and business goals and will lead to meet those goals.
  • Will value people and will build a collaborative environment that promotes teamwork.
  • Will have the background and style that elicits respect in the organization through management style, technical depth, customer service and results.
  • Strong business/relevant industry acumen with the ability to quickly and thoroughly understand business priorities, operations, and IT’s enablement potential.
  • Must have outstanding communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work through influence with an apolitical style.
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values, impeccable integrity.

Education:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or 10 years of experience in a related field
  • 10 years or more experience as a solution architect with both healthcare business and technical acumen.

The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf VEVRAA Federal Contractor

The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf VEVRAA Federal Contractor