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Enterprise Architect
Ref No.: 18-07321
Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Title: Enterprise Architect
Location: Quincy, MA
Duration: 8 months to start, extendable contract

The client's Technology Office is looking for a senior Enterprise Architect who will be responsible for supporting a Health Information Exchange Initiative along with other Programs in the Technology Office. This person will partner with internal technology groups to ensure that proposed technical solutions align with the program's overall objectives. They will also help business providers, development teams and other IT functional area leads with strategic solutions.

  • Responsible for providing technical leadership in the broader area of Enterprise wide technical architecture with specific focus on the information and communication technologies that support healthcare data exchanges and integrations.
  • Collaborate with other Enterprise Architects and Middleware engineers to define scalable, extensible, cost effective, and standards based solutions that meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Document technical architecture and design specifications for end-to-end infrastructure with a focus on architectural standards, growth, performance, flexibility, reliability, scalability, and security
  • Present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
  • Consult with business leadership to develop and maintain an architecture design in alignment with business strategy and objectives.
  • Consult with infrastructure teams, applications teams, data architect, security architects, and strategic partners to create an architecture accommodating the business strategy.
  • Develop technical architecture solutions spanning business processes, systems, hardware, operating systems, applications, and networking environments and platforms.
  • Support operations, development and vendor teams troubleshoot/debug technical issues and process related issues and provide suitable resolutions.
  • Build proof of concept prototypes to demonstrate technical solutions for complex business processes.

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of modern enterprise architecture and hands on experience with Enterprise Application frameworks.
  • Expert level experience in understanding the end-to-end flow of messages from the internet to backend systems.
  • A solid understanding and experience with Direct Messaging Specifications, HL7, CDA and CCD Formats, IHE Profiles (XDR, XDM) and Emerging trends in Health Care Data Exchanges.
  • Experience with Data Integrations and Data Exchange with Health Care Organizations, State and National Data Exchanges.
  • Skilled at translating business strategy and project portfolio into short and long-term architectural plans, detailed requirements, and models.
  • Have worked on Java, J2EE, Tomcat, Apache, Spring based middleware solutions
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing and various deployment models
  • Must have a minimum of 15 years of overall IT experience in various roles with a minimum of 5 years of Enterprise Architecture experience in all aspects of technology including but not limited to business applications, middleware, database technology, business intelligence, security technology, and best practices.
  • Have experience with performance management and capacity planning for large scale enterprise applications.
  • Have understanding of Risk Management, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, IT Security Architecture, IT Regulatory Compliance and Health Care Privacy Controls and Specifications (HIPAA, PHI)
  • Have the ability to rapidly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
  • Have the ability to create estimations of the time and resource requirements for different activities and determine which activities can be completed in parallel and in sequence.
  • Have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibly adjust to changing priorities.
  • Team player with consensus building and mediation skills.
Undergraduate degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field with a minimum overall 15 years IT experience of which a minimum of 5 years in Enterprise Architecture role.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.