General Purpose of the Job:
The Manager, Solution Architecture role is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the Solution Architecture Team and coordinating with other IT leaders in the continuous improvement of the Solution Architecture Program as a key IT competency. This role will also have responsibility to ensure the solutions within our large IT transformation program are solid; well communicated; and well designed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the delivery of the logical and/or planned state of specific solutions
Ensuring project-based deliverables align to Enterprise Architecture defined principles, strategies, and standards
Owning the end-to-end design and best practices of architecturally sound solutions
Managing the administrative functions of the team to include timekeeping, resource assignments, escalations, and problem management
Managing the health of the team to include coaching, reviews, performance appraisals, counseling, training, and goal-setting
Coordinating multiple short-term project or advisory engagements
Being knowledgeable about changing trends in technology, application, and data architectures
Chairing the Solution Architecture Review Board meetings
Building a team; coordinating teambuilding activities; and mentoring teammates
Managing relationships across business, IT and vendor partners in the design and review of solution architectures
Driving efficient processes for assignment intake, prioritization, tracking and quality delivery
Establishment of solution design best practices, and consistent guidelines for solution architecture documents
Coordinating Solution Architecture activities with the Project Management Lifecycle and Enterprise Architecture Practices
Here is What You Can Expect When You Join Our Village:
A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter. Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential. Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions. A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future. Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.
Application development (full development cycle)
Infrastructure design and implementation (network, server or storage)
Middleware & integration technologies (application server, message bus, service bus
Database design and implementation
Business process management systems
Large-scale systems integration
IT Systems Analysis and Design
About DaVita Rx:
Created in 2005 to deliver prescription drugs to patients receiving care in DaVita dialysis clinics, DaVita Rx is the largest renal pharmacy in the U.S. and serves more than 180,000 patients in 46 states with four high-capacity pharmacies located in Texas, California, Florida and Arizona. We are a "community first, company second," with a team of extraordinarily committed, talented and entrepreneurial teammates who care about our patients, our colleagues and our community. We are dedicated to deliver our promise to provide the highest levels of quality care to help improve our patients' lives. DaVita Rx is a unique entrepreneurial opportunity in the context of a Fortune 200 company (DaVita Inc. | Ticker: DVA). Our rapid growth and pace of work provide our teammates with an exciting, challenging, dynamic and fulfilling work environment where you can truly make an impact.
DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.