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Solutions Architect - Remote

  • Location: Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 17120
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Join one of the largest pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world and get to innovate with the ultimate goal of enhancing patient care and creating healthier futures.

Position: Solutions Architect 

Location: Remote

Term: 5 Months

The successful candidate will work closely with the VP of Corporate IT technology, Director of Marketing technology, and key business leadership team members. 

Responsibilities and Requirements 

  • Strong technical background – preference to have some experience with marketing and communications technology
  • Ability to assess functional and non-functional requirements in developing a solution
  • Experience with packaged software selections and product evaluations
  • Prefer experience with marketing and communications technology such as: email marketing, digital asset management, web design, etc.
  • Experienced in design of system-to-system integrations
  • General knowledge of infrastructure, application, data, and security design patterns
  • Evaluate the technology requirements and capabilities of existing marketing and communications applications and recommend a future state disposition to keep or replace those products
  • Compare capabilities across multiple tools and recommend consolidation or replacement opportunities
  • Ensure the selection meets business requirements and aligns to IT’s technology roadmap and best practices.
  • Document current state architecture to provide frame of reference and identify known issues/constraints
  • Develop an end state architecture required to meet the business strategic goals
  • Responsible for analysis, design, estimation, and development of a product roadmap including high level implementation plan
  • Work with product owner, business owner(s) and functional leads to proactively assist in direction setting and provide technical guidance as needed
  • Lead technical discussions relative to technology selection and end state definition
  • Must possess broad knowledge across multiple technical platforms and be able to draw on skills and experience to maximize solution design.
  • Responsible for providing application and data: architecture, vision, problem anticipation, and problem solving on an enterprise level.
  • This individual anticipates Information Technology (IT) industry future directions and relates to future architecture needs and projects within IT
  • Involves interfacing across several technical and business areas
  • Acts as a visionary to infrastructure issues and acts as a sounding board or consultant to aid in the development of creative solutions
  • May be called upon to provide any level of project management for single or multiple projects within Information Technology
Education: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Programming/Systems, Computer Science, Engineering (any) or related field