Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Lead Architect

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Location: Pleasanton, CA
Job Code: 203941
Posted: Jan 14, 2020

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leading American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Lead Architect for our client in the Healthcare domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits, exciting challenges, and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 6 Months Contract 

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Role: Lead Architect

Primary Skills: Enterprise Architecture/Data Analysis

Role Description:
The Lead Architect would need to have at least 5+ years of experience. In this role, you will work in the Enterprise Architecture department within client IT’s Chief Digital Office organization. You will be responsible for working with IT and business partners to demonstrate creative uses of technology that will enable business outcomes and help client achieve its strategic goals.

The position requires the use of consulting skills, significant understanding of client business processes and business objectives as well as the ability to have deep, often hands-on knowledge of the technology used when defining consumable and actionable architectures. More than just paper architectures the position will work with teams to prove out the architectures through proof of concepts/technology.

The position requires deep knowledge of defining and communicating target and reference architectures, and the ability to collaborate with business and IT stakeholders. It requires knowledge of current application development languages, integration, tooling and security.

Essential Functions:

- Follow architectural best practice and patterns, development techniques, principles and processes, guidelines and decision frameworks.

- Communicate Target and Reference Architectures following industry best practices, notations and models

- Implement key architecture patterns

- Implement proof of technology for emerging technologies and business concepts

- Evaluate possible solutions and designs to establish best approach

- Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them.

Basic Qualifications:

- 5+ years of proven experience in software development, engineering, application/solution/enterprise architecture

- Excellent writing and oral communication skills, with proven experience in building and maintaining relationships with business stakeholders and technical teams

- Strong communication, inter-personnel, influence and collaboration skills

- Ability to communicate complex technical solutions and concepts

- Ability to quickly learn new technologies for proofs of technology

- Architecture methodology and notation (TOGAF, Archimate, UML, C4)

- Extensive knowledge of current architectural patterns

- Strong analytic and research abilities

- Ability to understand business objectives and goals and tie those to enabling technologies

- Knowledge of project delivery methodologies, including agile methodologies

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline

- Strong understanding of cloud strategies

- Background in Data Platform Architecture: Azure, DataOps, data pipeline, AI/ML, Data Management (tagging, profiling, data preparation, Adaptive Data Mastering, Lineage, Data Quality, Governance, Security, Catalog)


- Background in architecture for management of IT (IT Service Management, Technology Inventory Management, Incident Management, Release Management, Configuration Management, CMDB, Discovery tools)

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in healthcare applications and domains in care delivery and/or payer areas

- Master’s degree in computer science or related discipline

- Knowledge of security architecture design and implementation techniques, including authentications, authorization and encryption

- Experience across a broad range of industries

- Database Administration Skills

- IT Operations Experience

- IT Infrastructure Design

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 5+ years

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Recruiter Name: Rajiv Kumar

Recruiter Phone: 877.884.8834 (Ext: 2228)

Equal Employment Opportunity


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