• Senior Application Architect

    Job Location US-PA-Wayne
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Medecision is transforming healthcare one cool app at a time!


    Are you the kind of person that is motivated by the challenge of a dynamic, changing market? Can you utilize and exploit progressive systems and processes to satisfy urgent business needs? Are you a good partner with your teammates; driven to execute team and individual commitments that align with business vision? Does the idea of a high visibility and high impact role in a medium sized, growing company excite you? Are you interested in being part of a team that strives to achieve high business impact, execution excellence and has a lot of fun while we are doing it? Are you ready? We are! Join us in our journey towards liberating today’s fragmented healthcare systems to Connect Care Everywhere.


    Medecision is looking for a passionate, talented, hands on Senior Application Architect,  who blends solid software architecture and product development expertise with proven experience designing and implementing SaaS based applications within a progressive technology stack utilizing Java, Javascript, Web and Mobile technologies, and open source frameworks.




    You, as the Senior Application Architect, will contribute to the innovative technology strategy and roadmap for our healthcare management solutions. You will serve as an influential leader on the team to provide the vision through research and recommendations of new technologies, techniques, and patterns and will provide proof of concepts, standards and best practices for its usage. This role is highly collaborative with our development and product teams to provide architectural guidance on projects associated with new product introduction and/or product enhancements. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person if they are passionate about technology, thrive in ever-changing software solutions, and are motivated by the ability to impact customers in a complex industry.


    Reports to: Senior Director, Product Architecture

    Location(s): Wayne, PA or Dallas, TX



    • Leading the overall design of cross-functional, multi-platform product solutions; Web and mobile-based application systems.
    • Partnering with leadership on the future state technology architectural strategy and roadmap, while contributing with innovative new solutions.
    • Providing architectures (pattern based) for new features/functions in the company’s product suite.  These architectures/designs are documented in a standard fashion.
    • Leading efforts with programming and product groups within the company to ensure that solutions are technically sound, performance efficient and fit the SaaS model.
    • Leading DevOps initiatives and assists in performance and scalability planning; testing as required.
    • Leading efforts with third party vendors to design integration solutions.
    • Leading evaluations of technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within the company's products. Executing Proof of Concepts to aid in selection and creating sample code and modeling best practice use to enable streamlined and efficient implementation.
    • Guiding and contributing extensively to the ongoing collection, development, review and adoption of architecture and development standards and best practices.
    • Actively participating in the Governance process associated with technology standards.
    • Staying up to date on latest technologies, open source projects and languages.
    • Mentoring and assisting developers with standards, best practices and as they migrate to new technologies.



    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science preferred; Master’s degree is preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of software architecture experience combined with at least 5 years of product development and web development on J2EE platforms.
    • Experience in the healthcare industry is highly preferred.
    • Experience with design patterns in the creation of architectural deliverables.
    • 3-5 years of experience in database design, development, normalization and use of Structured Query Language. Expertise with Oracle preferred.
    • Experience with NO-SQL databases; MongoDB preferred.
    • Experience with the enterprise service buses and integration brokers/middleware.
    • Experience with SOA standards, including SOAP, REST, WSDL, XML, XSD,XSLT, UDDI and WSI.
    • Experience with implementing DevOps solutions.
    • Experience with mobile and Javascript technologies; Angular, Node.JS, Cordova.
    • Exemplary general IT knowledge (applications development, testing, deployment, operations, documentation, standards, best practices, security, hardware, networking, OS, DBMS, middleware, etc.).
    • Experience designing and implementing SaaS based applications.
    • Experience with security and privacy standards; e.g. HIPAA, HITRUST.
    • Excellent Written, verbal, and diagrammatic communication skills.
    • Excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation and organization skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, and management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.
    • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to accurately analyze information and make sound decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for achieving results.


    Specific Technologies Requested

    • Java, JSF, PrimeFaces, Spring, Hibernate, JBoss,Oracle, MongoDB, Javascript, Angular, Node, Cordova, Hadoop, Hive




    It’s not all about what we do. It’s as much about how we do it. Medecision team members show up. We consistently exemplify our 6 core values of success:

    • Execution. Service – We deliver “standing ovation” service. Speed – We are Agile. Ownership— We all take ownership and responsibility for how we deliver our promises, how we spend money, who we hire, what we build and how we help one another grow.
    • Passion. We show an infectious emotional commitment to our work because what we do is important to our customers, one another and ourselves.
    • Partnership. We are all in this together, without boundaries. Our internal/external network contains the solutions we need: we’ll continuously seek them out, use them and improve them.
    • Leadership. We are Medecision’s brand. We are experts in care management, care coordination and healthcare information and technology. We lead our clients to excellent results by providing our expertise on best practices, industry trends, solutions development and innovations. We are moving in sync with an evolving industry. There is no problem we cannot solve.
    • Innovation. We are in a constant state of discovery, inventiveness, thinking outside the box, and leading others internally and externally to do the same.
    • Candor. Medecision communicates in a sincere, direct and famil­iar way. We address conflict directly and escalate issues internally and externally to address conflict with speed and partnership.

    Join us in our quest to liberate healthcare!


    This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment. Medecision is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.


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