Dallas, Texas

Job Description

Senior Software Architect, Product Engineering

Position Description

Take Ownership of all aspects of enterprise solution architectural needs of multiple product suites and join a Billion-Dollar Healthcare Company. This outstanding role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, hands-on enterprise solution architect to make a direct and tangible impact on a thriving and growing organization by upgrading the user experience for the current SaaS platform offerings and leading a team to the highest level of success.

Pivotal to your success will be your ability to drive communication, establish credibility and build relationships and trust with business leaders/executives, software development and product teams, customers, and a variety of other key contacts throughout the organization. In addition to a competitive salary and bonus incentive program, we also offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, as the Solution Architect, you will provide technical leadership and drive sound solution architecture design for development, deployment, and evolution of AMN's enterprise suite of technology products, services, and overall experience for our most strategic clients.

In collaboration with engineering and product leadership, you will deploy your experience, skills, and dedication to design/build/support/advice all aspects of software, platform, tools/framework architecture to all product engineering teams across AMN engineering organization. Working closely with product management, you will develop the technical roadmap that aligns with building a world-class suite of enterprise application platform for our strategic clients. You will lead our efforts to ensure the highest quality software development across the Product Engineering group.

Role Specifics

More specifically, your key job tasks will be to:
  • Work with customers, business, marketing, and engineering departments to translate business objectives into system requirements and define an enterprise-wide technology approach that encompasses multiple systems and various integration points
  • Qualify, scope, and deliver new technical projects for expansion and upsells for existing customers
  • Provide technical advisory services from design, development and devops for implementations with multiple integrations and software platforms
  • Draft technical engineering plans, technical designs, and systems integration-related documents and deliverables
  • Facilitate estimate time frames, quality, and quantity of resources required to successfully implement technical projects.
  • Work closely with Product team to continuously relay feedback for improvement on product features and functions, and ensure sustained customer success
  • Ensure compliance to the solution architectural design.
  • Educate, train and provide guidance for best practice and standards to the engineering team.
  • Explain technical issues and engineering solution strategies to stakeholders, executives and other technical professionals
  • Ensure that solution architecture align with business goals
  • Review the proposal of vendors and suppliers to ensure overall lowest total cost of ownership.
  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with the specified solution architecture.
  • Provide advice and make decisions about which technologies would be suitable to use for various projects
  • Collaborate with project managers and other staff members to develop budgets and timelines for solutions.

The Ideal Candidate

To be a strong fit for this opportunity you will have:
  • 8-10+ years of successful technical solutions design and architecture experience required.
  • Experience with architecting native Cloud based solutions (AWS/Azure), including serverless, application containerization and cluster orchestration (k8s, aks, eks etc)
  • Demonstrated experience in building solutions that require high concurrency, high availability, clustering, load-balancing, caching, and high-performance.
  • Strong knowledge in networking protocols, network security, application layer security.
  • A solid background with UML, Domain Driven/Object Oriented Design patterns and principles.
  • Experience creating and architecting secure distributed RESTful services in an Event Driven Architecture.
  • Background in healthcare is a plus
  • Knowledge of the agile software development process
  • Expert in modeling languages such as UML/ArchiMate.
  • Ability to effectively relate technical concepts to non-technical audiences and articulating the business value of a given technical solution
  • Functional knowledge of integration systems, with experience integrating enterprise software between various software solutions
  • Experience in scoping, clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
  • Critical thinking, and complex problem-solving ability required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - ability to effectively communicate across internal and external business, marketing, and engineering departments
  • Strong organizational, analytical skills and the ability to work at a highly detailed level
  • Customer-first mentality; ability to empathize and create customer loyalty

Success Factors

AMN moves fast, innovate rapidly, and maintain laser focus on delivering the best customer experiences in the healthcare industry. To excel in this role, you will be eager to take your place at the heart of enabling this culture, developing, and driving this strategy across the AMN organization. Significant emphasis will be placed on identifying opportunities for innovation to ensure the success of all AMN suite of product offerings. Your communication skills, interpersonal abilities, and success at facilitating change will also be critical here. We're looking for a technologist who can push back with a non-disruptive, constructive approach.

Why AMN

Awards and Recognition

In addition to being recognized as a leader in healthcare staffing and workforce solutions, AMN has decades of innovation and thought leadership in the healthcare staffing industry and has been recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations in the healthcare industry - and beyond. Here's a small sampling of a few of our many accolades:
  • Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list - 2018
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index company - 2017, 2018 & 2019
  • The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® awarded at a national and local level
  • HRO Today's Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award - 2018
  • Innovation Leader's Impact Award - 2018
  • Named the Largest Healthcare Staffing Firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts - 2018

A Company That Cares

We have a strong dedication towards social responsibility, as evidenced in the many ways we serve communities around the world. For example, more than 18,000 indigenous people have been directly helped by AMN missions to Guatemala. The 2018 volunteers recently returned from the sixth humanitarian and medical mission.

Respect • Passion • Continuous Improvement • Trust • Customer Focus • Innovation

AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer

We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry.

We value professionalism in everything we do - this includes the professional presence we project as we interact with internal and external customers

Dallas, Texas

AMN Healthcare is the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare’s workforce solutions - including managed services programs and recruitment process outsourcing - enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. The Company provides unparalleled access to the largest network of quality clinicians and physicians through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, government facilities, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups and many other healthcare settings. For more information, visit http://www.amnhealthcare.com or http://jobs.amncareers.com/ to learn about AMN career opportunities.

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