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Enterprise Architect



Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

We exist for American workers and their employers -- who are the backbone of our economy. That is where Centivo comes in -- our mission is to bring affordable, high-quality healthcare to the millions of Americans who struggle to pay their healthcare bills.

Centivo is looking for a dedicated and inspiring leader to join our team as Enterprise Architect who play a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s technology strategy and architecture. This individual will be responsible for defining architecture strategies while driving innovation and developing architecture road maps and blueprints across the organization.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provides strategy, leadership, and ownership of the client implementation work at Centivo
  • Develop and maintain an enterprise architecture strategy that supports the organization's business objectives and technological advancements.
  • Collaborate with various departments, including IT, operations, and business teams to ensure that the architecture aligns with all aspects of the organization.
  • Develop reference architectures including integration, data management and analytics, security and SaaS.
  • Design and implement efficient, scalable, and secure architecture for healthcare applications, including integration with multiple systems, vendors, partners and clients.
  • Continuously evaluate emerging technologies, conduct proof-of-concepts implementations and propose adoption strategies.
    Ensure all technology solutions comply with healthcare regulations like HIPAA and maintain high standards of data security and privacy.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with the implementation of new technologies or system changes.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of architecture designs and modifications, and report on technology strategy progress to senior management.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • Proven experience (at least 5-7 years) in enterprise architecture, preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • Proven experience with one or more architecture frameworks such as TOGAF and or the Zachman Framework
  • Strong knowledge of healthcare regulations and compliance
  • Expertise in modern IT infrastructure, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) for iterative and incremental development.
  • Innovative thinking with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Experience with AWS, API integration, SaaS, AI/ML, Data management

Work Location:

This position is remote.

Leadership Skills & Behaviors:

  • Strategic Thinking – Knack for sorting through clutter to find the best route, often by pulling up from the current complexity to identify patterns that guide future direction and allow one to narrow the options and articulate the options from which others can work backward.
  • Business Acumen – A keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business situation (risks and opportunities) in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome. Critical to this is an ability to think beyond their own function.
  • Systems/Analytical Thinking – Demonstrates the ability to think fluidly and integrate information. Able to anticipate non-linear and non-obvious relationships. Often includes an ability to think holistically/conceptually – very powerful when accompanied by ability to communicate & clarify tactically.
  • Flexibility/Working through Ambiguity – Tendency to be energized by new experiences/perspectives that test assumptions and thinking. Considers different points of view, sometimes with fragmented information, to arrive at practical, effective, actionable next steps.
  • Communicate – Managers discuss the company’s vision and strategies, the department’s direction and goals, and in times of crisis, what we know and don’t know to make sure team members know what they need to know.
  • Clarify – As managers, it’s up to us to clarify what good looks like. What do we expect? What do our clients, customers or colleagues need? If our teams are not performing as expected, managers must clarify expectations and ensure understanding.
  • Coach – Managers provide recognition and feedback; help team members find solutions to challenges; amplify good and filter weaker aspects of organizational culture and the work as they coach employees in their day-to-day performance and their growth and career development.
  • Connect – Managers help our teams see their collective purpose and how their work connects to the greater whole. We connect people within our company and network.
  • Customize – As managers, we need to understand what makes each team member unique, and then customize, tailor and adapt how we support them.

Centivo Values:

  • Resilient – This is wicked hard. There is no easy button for healthcare affordability. Luckily, the mission makes it worth it and sustains us when things are tough. Being resilient ensures we don’t give up.
  • Uncommon - The status quo stinks so we had to go out and build something better. We know the healthcare system. It isn't working for members, employers, and providers. So we're building it from scratch, from the ground up. Our focus is on making things better for them while also improving clinical results - which is bold and uncommon.
  • Positive – We care about each other. It takes energy to do hard stuff, build something better and to be resilient and unconventional while doing it. Because of that, we make sure we give kudos freely and feedback with care. When our tank gets low, a team member is there to be a source of new energy. We celebrate together. We are supportive, generous, humble, and positive.
Pay Transparency
To determine our range, we consider as many of the following data points as are available to us: external market salary survey data, internal data in terms of comparable roles and our budget for the position. Compensation is both an art and a science (as is negotiating a salary for a new job at a new company!), so what we have posted is our good faith estimate of what we expect to pay. We encourage candidates to apply for positions that are of interest and share their desired salary. We consider that as an additional data point, along with candidate skills and qualifications as part of our process.
Salary Range
$145,000$160,000 USD

Who we are:

Centivo is an innovative health plan for self-funded employers on a mission to bring affordable, high-quality healthcare to the millions of working Americans who struggle to pay their medical bills. Anchored around a primary care based ACO model, Centivo saves employers 15 to 30 percent compared to traditional insurance carriers. Employees also realize significant savings through our free primary care (including virtual), predictable copay and no-deductible benefit plan design. Centivo works with employers ranging in size from 51 employees to Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit centivo.com.

Headquartered in Buffalo, NY with offices in New York City and Buffalo, Centivo is backed by leading healthcare and technology investors, including a recent round of investment from Morgan Health, a business unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co.