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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016

Genomic Health Redwood City, CA

Redwood City, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



The Solution Architect will be a strategic technical leader for shaping the future of our core health care payor management, billing operations, revenue recognition, and core financial systems for a premier global precision medicine clinical diagnostic reference laboratory. The architect will partner with business stakeholders to create and implement a holistic architecture and roadmap for global solution expansion and incremental improvements to our technical platforms supporting key business capabilities.



Architecture, Design, Implementation Oversight

* Maintain and expand solution architecture across health care payor contract management, billing, revenue recognition, key financial systems

* Accountable for technical deliverables including design decisions, architectural and design decisions and artifacts as well as code and design reviews

* Perform technical assessments, feasibility studies and other requests for new functionality and features

* Provide technical oversight for solution implementations by providing technical design requirements and performing design and implementation reviews

* Create and maintain enterprise architectural artifacts pertaining to domain (business process catalog, business process flows, logical system architecture, data flows, integration architecture)

* Advocate and contribute to enterprise design principles, guidelines, and best practices

* Accountable for design and communication of solution architecture to a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders and leadership

Roadmaps, Strategy, and Surveillance

* Create a billing and financial system improvement plan, creating vision of where we should be from an architectural point of view and how we can achieve this vision

* Create roadmaps together with key business owners, influencing timing based upon technical ability to deliver

* Influence functional teams in IT and business, using technical insights to show were capabilities, resources and skills need to be change or improved to deliver against roadmap

* Conduct technical surveillance of landscape, bringing in key technical insights to improve overall solution and business productivity in area of scope


* Influence roadmaps and backlogs of other interfacing GHI solutions that support our clinical reference lab

* Partner with Enterprise Analytics team to ensure that source system capabilities and data design meet the needs of downstream reporting and analytics solutions

* Participate in Enterprise Architecture forum to represent domain, manage and share enterprise artifacts and standards, and influence outcomes




* Minimum 12 years of experience with IT, with 3 years as a technical or solution architect in one or more of the following areas: (ERP, healthcare, healthcare billing, finance & accounting)

* Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

* Broad technology background with depth in one or more areas (e.g. cloud applications, integrations, service oriented architecture, ERP platforms)

* Experience with technical vendor management, technical leadership, program management, or people management

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills ability to convey technical material to non-technical audiences (e.g. senior and executive management, internal customers)

* Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams thru influence, collaboration, and coalition-building

* Excellent planning and organizational skills

* Excellent modeling skills (application, business capability, business process, integration, data) using standard notations (UML, BMPN, etc.)


* Experience with biotechnology, healthcare payor industry, pharmaceutical industry

* Design and implementation experience w/ Netsuite, SFDC, Apptus, and integration middleware platforms such as Biztalk

* Experience w/ complex revenue accounting methodologies

* Experience w/ healthcare reimbursement operations in global settings

* Experience modeling with Sparx Enterprise Architecture tool is a plus

* Experience with full-lifecycle software development participating in all facets of development (requirements gathering, design, implementation, unit testing, system testing, release)


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* Travel Requirements: No Travel

* Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary

* Some lifting (greater than 25 pounds) may be necessary


Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the overtreatment and optimal treatment of cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today. With its Oncotype IQ Genomic Intelligence Platform, the company is applying its world-class scientific and commercial expertise and infrastructure to lead the translation of clinical and genomic big data into actionable results for treatment planning throughout the cancer patient journey, from diagnosis to treatment selection and monitoring. The Oncotype IQ portfolio of genomic tests and services currently consists of the company's flagship line of Oncotype DX gene expression tests that have been used to guide treatment decisions for more than 600,000 cancer patients worldwide. Genomic Health is expanding its test portfolio to include additional liquid and tissue-based tests. The company is based in Redwood City, California, with international headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, please visit,www.GenomicHealth.comand follow the company on Twitter: @GenomicHealth,Facebook,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Join the Genomic Health Team, and have the unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, while developing your career potential. We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company s growth and success. We maintain competitive total rewards programs designed to satisfy our employees work life and personal life needs. To learn more about careers at Genomic Health visit:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.