Cloud Architect

WHAT YOU GET:

CAQH recognizes that its most important asset is its growing team of smart, creative, collaborative, forward-thinking and passionate professionals – and that a comprehensive employee benefits package is an important factor for them in choosing where to work. CAQH offers competitive compensation along with an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, tuition assistance and a 401k. We offer full-time remote work to all staff from any location and maintain a physical office (with many amenities) in downtown Washington, D.C. 

Who we are:

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Modern Healthcare for five consecutive years, CAQH has helped nearly 1,000 health plans, 1.6 million providers, government entities and vendors connect, exchange information and operate more efficiently. CAQH technology-enabled solutions and its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) bring the healthcare industry together to make sharing business information more automated, predictable and consistent. CAQH Explorations researches opportunities to reduce the burden of manual processes in healthcare administration.

Position

Cloud Architect

Reports To

Enterprise Architect

As a Cloud Architect you will be responsible for developing and driving our cloud computing strategy along with assisting with the integration of new emerging technologies and public cloud services, cloud identity, cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring strategies. You will work with the development teams and other stakeholders to drive and enable the migration and refactoring of outsourced cloud applications to insourced, internal cloud native applications using current and relevant design and deployment methodologies. This is a full-time exempt remote role. 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Cloud and Identity Architecture, Strategy; Execution
  • Developing and recommending Cloud and Identity standards.
  • Define, implement, and enforce the Cloud Standard Operating Environment, Cloud standards, and associated tools/platforms/frameworks for the CAQH application portfolio, in coordination with enterprise-wide efforts and Technology Architecture and Planning.
  • Drive Proof-of-Concepts and implementation, with hands-on involvement as SME, for new items: build and integrate new technologies, work with outside vendors on SaaS and PaaS applications.
  • Contribute to, and influence, enterprise definition and enhancements of public cloud platforms customization, standards, and best practices for CAQH: define portfolio specific requirements and drive solutions to address them, represent the portfolio in enterprise coordination.
  • Understand and build on emerging industry trends and how it works with CAQH applications.
  • Define and execute the portfolio strategy for Cloud migrations, in alignment with overall IT strategy and directions. For execution of strategy, will partner cross-functionally with project managers, product, solutions, and operations teams.
  • Define and enforce the Cloud architecture and best practices: availability; redundancy schemes, performance, Disaster Recovery, DB and Interfacing Systems.
  • Report weekly status on projects to designated CAQH management
  • Follow all CAQH Policies and Procedures
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Knowledge of allocating, configuring, and monitoring cloud-based resources, including virtual machines, storage, IaaS, PaaS, compute, and networking components
  • Ability to clearly communicate subjects that may be very technical in nature with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong scripting skills in one or more areas of Systems Administration, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code, or Continuous Integration and Deployment tools in a Cloud Environment
  • Strong understanding of network architecture and protocols
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong familiarity with Azure technologies and management of Azure resources
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum/SAFe development processes is a plus
Experience

5 or more years of experience in a technical role with minimum 3 years as Cloud Architect or Software Engineer required.

 

Experience developing strategies for and supporting Microsoft .Net applications is a plus

Education

Bachelor or Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field strongly preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Employment Type
FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization
CAQH