Chief Enterprise Architect

Job Location

Published By

Banjo Health

Type of Job

4-6 Month Contract

Published Date

November 1, 2021, 4:00:00 AM

About the job

We are currently seeking a Chief Enterprise Architect to help lead the technology strategy in our Enterprise Architecture and build out the end state architecture aligning with the business goals and vision. This is a key role in establishing, expanding, and influencing the direction of enterprise architecture function in a high-growth Health care IT industry. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of tech innovations with a strong engineering team to back the potential products. You will influence and lead the engineering teams with your technical thought leadership and establish an enterprise application blueprint. While doing so we want to envision the most exciting future and solve the problems that matter most. Join us if you are driven by curiosity and have passion for architecting and designing solution to improve business operations.

As a key member of the Enterprise Architecture team, you will participate in architecture reviews and technology evaluations. You will play a strategic role in expanding the enterprise architecture function across the organization and establishing an Architecture Review Board (ARB). You will work across the organization to determine the needs of business units and maintain enterprise application blueprints.

The Enterprise Architect will be responsible to help lead design efforts, define end-to-end architectures, oversee, and perform research studies and presentations that include recommendations, and instructions for proposed implementations; formulating logical descriptions of problems; and recommending optimum solutions. This position requires someone with proven industry experience having worked for companies building enterprise SaaS solution such as, Slack, ServiceNow, etc. The Enterprise Architect works with other IT groups in defining LOB level architectures, leading projects that cross that require detailed coordinating, planning, and scheduling during project design, development, and implementation stages. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Position responsibilities:

  • Perform as a consultant in highly specialized, leading edge information technologies and methodologies.

  • Participate in Architecture Review Board (ARB) by collaborating with various stakeholders, business functions and business units.

  • Constantly refine and improve the EA processes and adapt to agile and secure software development practices.

  • Develop enterprise architecture plan (EAP) using well established enterprise architecture frameworks and tools like TOGAF and ArchiMate.

  • Provide highly technical and specialized guidance concerning the architecture and design of complex IT systems and sub-systems.

  • Perform elaborate analyses and studies of current systems and develop blueprints for the next level architecture including As-Is, To Be, Gap analysis, SWOTs, charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed systems in terms of costs, benefits derived, and tasks accomplished.

  • Evaluate and onboard new technologies, cloud services, document usage guidelines and best practices.

  • Conduct application quality and resiliency assessments.

  • Manage software configuration and technology lifecycle at an enterprise level.

  • Define reference architectures.

  • Publish standards, guidelines, and best practices around business, data, application, and technology architectures.

  • Conduct informational sessions and provide architecture consulting services for application development and infrastructure teams.

  • Team up with stakeholders, third-party partners, healthcare IT, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle real-time issues and advance the core of how we do business.

  • Modernize, Automate and Optimize the current standards and process artifacts EA owns per modern trends and practices.

  • Institute an automated approach to building and running state of the art production systems across the enterprise.

  • Mature the overall system operational framework, maturing the use of current Platform Management toolset, and play lead role in postmortems, and providing a framework for enabling self-healing mechanisms, and prevention of potential outages.

  • Keep current with trends and technological innovations in IT industry, and makes appropriate development recommendation.

  • Maintain appropriate controls and documentation to ensure compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.

  • Measure or enable the measurement of adherence to standards compliance - report and escalate judging the significance of the violations.

  • Responsible for producing and reviewing architecture artifacts and deliverables.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.


  • 10 to 15 years of overall industry experience with 5+ years in enterprise architecture.

  • Experience participating and contributing to architecture review board (ARB).

  • Experience in collaborating and working alongside executive-level and senior-level partner stakeholders and vendors.

  • Experience defining and managing software configurations and technology lifecycles at an enterprise level.

  • Experience defining and implementing enterprise architecture standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to see the "big picture" with proven experience in evangelizing and driving enterprise architecture adoption.

  • Proven success in influencing business strategy, technical strategy and defining roadmaps.

  • Demonstrated ability to building relationships and playing the role of trusted advisor to business, technology and executive partners and stake holders.

  • Experience defining domain architecture at an enterprise and division level.

  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.

  • Ability to independently configure cloud services do a demo if required.

  • Ability to understand code (C#.NET/Java/Python).

  • Solid knowledge of cloud computing technologies (Azure & AWS) and current computing trends.

  • Experience presenting, knowledge sharing and consulting on enterprise architecture.

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other IT development partners.

  • Well versed in using EA tools and frameworks and knowledge of how EA fits in with lean/agile methodologies.

  • Familiar with modern and emerging technologies like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering, container-based delivery, cloud automation, TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD.

  • Experience with application architectures, middleware architectures, and technology platform architectures (cloud, on-premise, and hybrid).

  • Proven track record of success using architecture and automation to adapt to changing needs, and how to shift architecture and development practices to integrate legacy systems with modern architectures.

  • Previous work on implementing multiple complex enterprise-level changes simultaneously, creating standards, and promoting and measuring adoption.

  • Experience architecting full-stack solutions and building development capabilities on cloud platforms.

  • Experience integrating on-premise systems with SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS platforms.

  • Experience implementing architecture frameworks such as TOGAF.

  • Expertise with architecting systems implemented using popular technology stacks - in a hybrid cloud environment involving SaaS vendors and PaaS implementations.

  • 10+ years of IT development background covering technologies such as C#.NET, Java, Spring, Angular, React, RDBMS, NoSQL, Kafka, REST, Cucumber, Jenkins etc.

  • Solid understanding and significant experience with modern software development, dev ops practices, and lifecycle practices, tools, and/or hardware technologies.

  • Experiences creating enterprise scale architectures using patterns such as APIs, Microservices, Messaging, Streaming/Events, Big Data etc. in Hybrid Cloud environments.

  • Broad architecture knowledge of Applications, Data, Infrastructure, Security and Operations.

  • Experience with general architecture governance activities including Architecture Reviews, Open-Source Software Management, on-boarding and sunsetting process of new and old technologies, Audits, Management of EA artifacts etc.

  • AWS and/or Azure certifications are a plus.

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant field.


Competitive salary and equity, remote first work environment, unlimited PTO, deep work Wednesdays, company sponsored healthcare, dental, & vision benefits, career development opportunities, and exciting team retreats are among the myriad benefits you'll experience while working at Banjo Health.

About us

Banjo Health Inc. is a health industry solutions provider that helps customers navigate the ever-changing medical climate through Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Banjo Health mission is to create a clear path to focus on optimal patient care for our healthcare partners by providing innovative, effective, and efficient technological solutions to overcome barriers in streamlining traditional workflow. With deep technical expertise, Banjo Health is empowering enterprises to harness the full power of the cloud and emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing through customized solutions and first-party cloud-based products. Banjo Health is uniquely comprised of technologists and clinicians who share a deep understanding of medical market needs and the appropriate application of cloud technology + AI to solve the biggest burdens in healthcare. Visit for more information.