Healthcare Data Strategist and Solution Lead
Posted on: April 9, 2021
At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and
business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most
recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge
technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's
biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as
well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity
to spread your wings, too.
We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year
after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial
attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our
colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.
Perficient is on a mission to help the Healthcare industry take
advantage of modern data and analytics architectures, tools, and
patterns to improve the quality and affordability of care. This is
an excellent opportunity for the right individual to assist
Perficient and its customers to grow the capabilities necessary to
improve care through better use of data and information, and in the
process take their career to the next level.
You will work with healthcare technology leaders within Perficient
and our customers' organizations to envision and define solutions
and architectures which enable data-based insight and decision
making for our largest healthcare payer customers. This position
involves working as a senior member of an architecture team with
specific focus on defining and designing the best technical
solutions from a data and analytics perspective. Perficient is
looking for enthusiastic solution leaders who enjoy solving tough
industry and technical problems, and build tools which enable
Perficient's customers to elevate the efficiency and effectiveness
of Healthcare delivery within the United States.
This role is a for a senior solution architect that has extensive
experience and subject matter expertise in Healthcare data
solutions. This consultant must have a comprehensive background in
providing data centered solutions and platforms to healthcare
payers and providers for the purposes of data insight, analytics,
governance, data integration, and data services generally, and must
have experience working with structured healthcare data, as well as
Big Data in Healthcare. This consultant must understand and drive
conversation and solutions for industry drivers, and
business/clinical/operational/organizational needs, technical
implementation patterns, technologies and platforms relevant to
healthcare data, integration and insight.
This role requires superb communication and interaction skills with
a keen ability to present a message and point of view, with the
ability to influence senior healthcare executives. This consultant
must have a deep understanding of the Healthcare business,
products, operations, and trends. This role requires hands on
experience and involvement in POCs but is not a developer or
development lead role. Familiarity and comfort with modern
technologies and patterns is essential, including: Cloud-based data
& analytics platforms, Big Data analytics, data services,
streaming/messaging and API patterns, predicative analytics and
modeling, AI and machine learning. This consultant will act to
evangelize modern healthcare data solutions amongst our customers
and drive solutions and opportunities.
In this role, you will provide best-fit architectural solutions for
one or more projects, assist in defining scope and sizing of work,
and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution
architecture to solve the business problem/need, enable platform
integration with third party services, and design and develop
sophisticated features to meet clients' business needs. You will
collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create
and implement innovative high-quality solutions, participate in
Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business
- Define, own and drive specific areas of data solution and
technology architecture. Provide architectural solutions/designs to
support sales and project execution teams for implementation.
- Provide strategic data and analytics architectural assessments,
strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
- Lead projects from a solution architecture, vision, and value
point of view. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to define
and understand the expected value, as well as the functional
requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to
architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
- Project and solution estimation and team structure
- Lead teams to develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new
architectures and solutions.
- Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams
building innovative applications.
- Assist clients in establishing the appropriate and relevant
data and analytics vision, architecture, and program, and drive a
common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.
- Engage with business stakeholders to understand their needs and
capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical
- Engage with technical architects and technical staff to
determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to
meet business needs.Qualifications
- Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting
significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the
immediate team and driving change.
- Leadership and team management experience with experience
providing strategic planning and oversight.
- Must have superb verbal and written communication skills with
the ability to present and sell solutions/concepts to other
architects and to business users and stakeholders.
- Data & Analytics project implementation experiences that
exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and
- Experience in a professional services / consulting firm.
- Possess a solid understanding of delivery methodology with
proven ability to lead teams in the implementation of solutions
according to the design/architecture.
- Experience in project and solution estimation and team
structure definition for Cloud, Big Data and traditional data
- Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on
market/technical conditions and future direction.
- Significant experience in defining new solution architectures
and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural
- Strong experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate
customers on the latest technology trends and best practices.
- Proven track record of playing leadership roles delivering
solutions within defined timeframes.
- Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex
and/or large consulting projects.
- Highly proficient in authoring, editing and presenting
- Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with
non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary
- Experience working with a globally distributed team and
managing off-shore teams.
- Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their
- Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
- Experience leading internal and client facing initiatives.
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Be independent and self-driven.
- Master's degree in Computer Science or related field.
- Must be open to travel once the Covid-19 pandemic
subsides.Perficient full-time employees receive complete and
competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment,
competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an
outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus
holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of
rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus
opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and
providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes
Perficient a great place to work.
More About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm
serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North
America. With unparalleled information technology, management
consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient
Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding
digital experience, business optimization and industry
Our work enables clients to improve productivity and
competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers,
suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's
professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North
America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the
Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell
2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
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statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential
functions performed by the employee assigned to this
classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change
the duties of the position at any time.
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