LCAT Health IT Software Architect IV
Location Washington, DC
Role Interface Oversight Technical Lead (PID 1301.c)
Support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program as an Interface Oversight Technical Lead. Responsibilities include:
• Serve as technical leader for a subset of all interfaces supporting OEHRM implementation.
• Act as highest-level technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, healthcare semantics, informatics and multiple platforms.
• Identify potential technical risks to largescale system to system interface efforts.
• Understand and develop common design patterns to reduce overall interface needs. Implementation of Service Bus and common data standards (HL7) to ensure that VA has a long-term strategy for standard interfaces.
• Active support of interfaces from design, through development and authority to connect, providing remediations and reducing overall risk to OEHRM implementation.
Requirements Basic qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience is required. An additional 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements
• Experience independently designing and developing new software products or major enhancements to existing software for a healthcare/clinical environment
• Ability to perform as highest-level technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, healthcare semantics, informatics and multiple platforms
• Experience seeing projects to completion
• Experience performing feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management
• Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare IT, computer science, electronics engineering, engineering or technical related field
• Experience with large scale, enterprise systems integration/interface and deployment
• Experience managing core technical aspects of IT related projects
• Experience using a variety of interfacing strategies, especially middleware/SOA
• Knowledge of HL standards
• Experience in the VA
• Experience implementing Electronic Health Records