Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.The primary purpose of this role is to provide technical leadership and direction in the use of technology and the definition of architectural approaches applied within Allscripts” software solutions to meet the company and customer”s long-term requirements.Lead development teams in the appropriate selection and use of technical frameworks, platforms and design patternsDevelopment and technology planning – provides guidance in best practice and tool use in the design and build of technical frameworks and the applications built on themArchitecture and design –proposes & implements technical solutions, ensures their integrity, and that the solutions can be built, implemented and maintained within timelines/budgetsTechnical design authority – internally recognized as a specialist on complex technical areas, will oversee benchmarking, installation, upgrade, configuration, deployment and testing activityImproves quality – investigates and prototypes innovative approaches to improve software qualityProvide Stability – ensures development teams can develop in a stable and productive environment, with minimal rework required due to architectural change or related problems as products evolveIndustry knowledge – familiar with industry changes in technology standards, information management, development standards, methods and emerging 3rd party software in order to advise on technology and leverage industry best practice in the design and construction of Allscripts’ software productsAble to provide day to day technical control of development projects byAssisting Project Management in planning technical aspects of projectsProviding regular updates on project status and risksSupporting and mentoring individual developersPerforming detailed technical reviews to ensure overall design is being implementedEffectively support Sales and Sales Consulting and facilitate winning quality new business throughExplaining the Architecture and Design of Allscripts’ software products to customersEffectively articulating and presenting the benefits and technical advantages of Allscripts’ solutions to technical and non-technical customer and Allscripts staffProviding high level ballpark estimates for proposed solutionsDemonstrating the acumen to manage and cultivate positive customer relationsProvide input into the best application of technology to create the next generation of Allscripts’ solutionsIn concert with other architects within Allscripts creates a center of expertise and forum for common component design, reuse and exploitation.Provides significant contribution to the definition and documentation of development standards and best practices.Provides input in the drive for constantly improving the scalability, extensibility, interoperability, reliability, availability and performance of Allscripts’ software products.Identify and recruit internal/external talents to ensure effective mix of competencies.Induct new joiners in order to quickly maximize performance.Set and communicate team/individual objectives and KPI to inspire individuals to achieve high performance.Allocate work load to fully utilize every employee’s talent.Implement development plans and coach for individuals to reach their maximum talent.Provide regular constructive feedback on performance/development and address poor/mediocre performance on a timely manner.Recognize high performers to maintain motivation and retain key talent.Regularly communicate on company news and team progress against business plan.Create team spirit.Academic and Professional Qualifications:Bachelor”s Degree with a major in Computer Science, Mathematics, MIS or relatedExperience:Upwards of 7 years relevant experience in the IT industryDemonstrable detailed understanding of architecture principles and methods, technology and standardsHighly motivated by creating business value through the effective use of technologyUtilizes research and self learning to ensure technical credibilityTravel Requirements:Up to 25% (able and willing to travel for occasional short assignments)Working Arrangements:Core hours are based on local time zone, but willing to be flexible in work schedule to accomodate various time zones of a global organizationWork is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazardsAt Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.