a. Lead the architectural designs solution context diagram and conceptual data model for solutions to optimize security, information leverage and reuse, integration, performance, and availability and ensure solutions developed adhere and aligns to the delivered architecture. Fulfill service level agreements and ensure solutions remains current with industry best practices, technologies and with Wellmark's standards.
b. Consult and influence application teams regarding solutions. Collaborate with Tm Leader & Lead Architect to design and implement effective technology solutions, while using innovative business and technology processes to identify and implement improvement initiatives, eliminate redundancies and maximizes reuse of applications.
c. Will oversee and lead planning, developing and estimating of technical solutions. When appropriate, collaborate and work with other technical teams in to better provide subject matter expertise and insights.
d. Develops architecture models and technical standards that enable the transition of Wellmark's systems from current state to future requirements. Will collaborate with Lead Architect for assigned domain, business systems analyst and other stakeholders to provide insight/ direction regarding process improvements.
e. Consults with business stakeholders regarding subject matter knowledge related to project tasks, schedules/status updates and technical planning to ensure architectures are developed in alignment with business expectations.
f. Oversee, review and provide technical guidance on the design efforts of Wellmark's supported solutions including but not limited to the evaluation of vendors during the selection process, integrating with new vendors, design, implementation and administration.
g. Will adhere and are held accountable for the support and influence of Wellmark's architecture governance standards, operational/development procedures and technical standards. Provide design specifications to governing boards for proper approvals. Provides guidance for regarding IT policies, security and infrastructure.
h. Will provide training and mentorship of others regarding architectural design and solution implementation including review and quality assurance.
i. Build strong relationships and business acumen with the business to ensure architectures are aligned with business needs. Provide exceptional customer service and solutions.
j. Develops and applies industry best practice technology, design and methodology approaches to design system architecture. Researches and recommends new emerging technologies, techniques and tools that will add value to the organization.
k. Other duties as assigned.