Solutions Architect-Cloud

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

The role of the Solutions Architect – Cloud is to ensure compliance with Enterprise Architecture standards for cloud solutions to provide the organization with well designed, complaint, stable, and valuable highly productive IT systems to meet operational demands, limit disruptions and create opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision of the organization.   The Solutions Architect - Cloud provides technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards and leading practices to deliver and maintain highly effective technology-based systems. 

The Solutions Architect - Cloud utilizes technical expertise in cloud architecture and the ongoing support of software/hardware product solutions and their implementation within healthcare environments.

Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited: 

  • Gathers, analyzes, and provides requirements for architecture mappings leveraging established IT architecture and aligns with the needs of corporate business and cloud strategy.
  • Conceptualizes and formally describes how the components of systems interact and integrate through design drawings, standards, and models for aiding and visualizing solutions and the impact of any changes. 
  • Works with operational and technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to architect clinical and business system requirements to support healthcare operations. Works with a support team in the design, development, and delivery of healthcare architectures specific to clinical or business operational needs.  Assembles and participates in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Maintains a balanced approach between technology and strategic focused solutions and approaches. Works with customer resources, component services, and agencies to develop an end-to-end integrated architecture. Provides expertise for utilizing adopted architecture framework(s) that will enable tightly coupled clinical / business systems integration. 
  • Analyzes new and existing solutions to identify opportunities for improvement.  Contributes to organizational architecture knowledge by providing building blocks and constructs that contribute to enterprise architecture standards.
  • Understands and applies knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) as well as Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) to establish leading practice-based solutions. Ensures cloud engineering groups deliver robust system solutions to business.  Consults and acts on application lifecycle management needs.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Years of related experience must include information technology experience primarily in healthcare. 
  • Master’s degree in Management Information Systems, or related field preferred.

Healthcare knowledge and experience working in a healthcare IT environment preferred.  Requires strong technical, development background in either Services or Engineering - 5+ years of hands on solution design experience; experience developing applications on top of platforms.  IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations.  5 or more years of experience in design and development of information systems.

Working experience and understanding of Enterprise Architecture best practices frameworks and standards (e.g., TOGAF).

Knowledge of multiple components of enterprise architecture, business engineering and design principles with a basic knowledge of financial models and planning.

Proven leadership ability and strong team contributor.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:
Valid Virginia Driver’s License and dependable transportation.



Other Minimum Qualifications:
Working knowledge of hospitals and health care industry required.

Effective written and oral communication skills and the ability to present technical findings in a clear and concise manner to non-technical stakeholders.

Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 72493 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
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For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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