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POST DATE 10/8/2017
END DATE 1/7/2018

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc Albany, NY

Albany, NY
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


CDPHP, Inc. (Albany, NY). Facet Architect. Responsible for the design, installation, configuration and maintenance of the core and ancillary systems. Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution. Responsible for tuning performance and optimizing integration among all systems, and for the currency of the technical documentation of the systems, integrations and customizations. Accountable for forward-looking, identifying future architectural changes and enhancements and planning for the adoption of each. Articulate and communicate upcoming features to all teams. Participate in the establishment of technical standards and ensure that defined standards and best practices are followed. Partner as a team member with the IT Delivery Lead, Project Manager, Tech Services Lead, Engineers, Functional Leads and Technical Architects to support delivery of complete solutions.


Direct implementation and management of the Facets system, including proactively analyzing system performance, identifying and resolving negative trends in processing times, improving operational behaviors, leading upgrades, and ensuring a high-quality user experience for all Facets users;

Work with project teams to ensure custom development and use is consistent with enterprise standards;

Perform implementation and configurations and ensure systems are consistent with enterprise standards and application standards;

Apply new concepts, practices and technologies against enterprise, domain, and application standards;

Mentor and educate development staff on best practices;

Develop Facets and ancillary system roadmap ensuring application currency and exploitation of new features and functionality;

Participate in development of technical strategy. Coordinate with vendors and technical architects to collect relevant roadmap information and participate in roadmap development;

Provide technical input for contract negotiations, including technical requirements and sizing/scope needs;

Manage risks associated with systems integration through appropriate standards and security policies; and

Ensure applications, systems, and integrations meet requirements for availability, DR, performance, mobility, Cloud readiness, and security.


Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Systems or Electrical Engineering, or Information Systems or related. Seven years of experience with the installation, configuration, management and operations of Facets enterprise systems and environments, including experience with/use of application middleware (web servers, application servers, business process automation), DDL, DML, Oracle, SQL Server, Java or C#, Enterprise SDLC processes and practices, and developing system architecture artifacts (System diagrams, data flow). Must have minimum of two years of experience with DevOps, which may be concurrent with the experience requirement above.