Application Architect - Healthcare Domain (Initial remote) W2 Contract 12+ months We are seeking a qualified Application Architect to help with guiding and delivering the t application solution across multiple concurrent application delivery streams. The successful Application Architecture candidate will provide leadership and guidance for the design and development of the solution and will guide the resolution of complex application solution delivery challenges. This role will include collaborating on application design with internal stakeholders and application development teams, implement and monitor application development stages, and document application development processes. The candidate will work with diverse groups including, but not limited to, Business stakeholders, IT Partners, program team members, and program leadership. Application Architect Responsibilities Collaborating with senior managers to determine business-specific application needs. Compiling and implementing application development plans for new or existing applications. Leading the application development team and supervising the design, testing, and modification stages. Demonstrating application prototypes and integrating user feedback. Mentoring program team members on technical solutions. Conducting application technical support including participating and or leading application problem determination triage sessions to perform root cause analysis. Working with application vendor SMEs to understand system capabilities and prototype solutions. Performing planning and execution of application integration, maintenance, upgrades, and migration. Development and execution of application go-live release plans. Documenting application development processes, procedures, and standards. Bachelor's degree in computer science with a specialization in software engineering, application development, or similar. A minimum of 5 years' experience as an application architect, preferably in a healthcare. Highly proficient in deploying vendor solutions that are based on object-oriented development and include Master Data Management (MDM) solutions. Extensive experience in aligning application development with business needs. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Superb organizational and time management skills. Great collaboration and communication skills.