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Principal Application Architect

Date:  Sep 9, 2022

Any city, OH, US, 99999

Req ID:  12719



As an Principal Application Architect at Gainwell, you can contribute your skills as we harness the power of technology to help our clients improve the health and well-being of the member they serve – a community’s most vulnerable.  Connect your passion with purpose, teaming with people who thrive on finding innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s biggest challenges.  Here are the details of this position. 

Your role in our mission


  • Reviews and conducts technical research, testing, evaluation and documentation of complex hosting/configuration tools and methodologies to ensure that tools are current and functional.
  • Creates complex application architectures and populates an application host/configuration matrices with appropriate strategies, timelines and cost information to increase cost efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coordinates with application developers, managers and customer application experts to ensure that required features and modifications are included in the appropriates releases to support cross-product features and to communicate architectural designs and standards.
  • Develops and designs complex multi-tier web applications; determines project requirements and functional specifications to ensure that client specifications are met. Defines and approves application standards and specifications; provides oversight for definition of product content to ensure that appropriate parties are kept informed of client and company requirements and policies.
  • Designs application modules that work together to produce desired product.
  • Ensures that completed modules provide functionality described by application experts and to ensure that performance guidelines are met.
  • Plans technical support infrastructure through the creation of service level agreements; leads the transition from application development to support to ensure that appropriate support is available to clients in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides analysis and design reviews to other department members to avoid duplication of effort in solving the same application problems with different products.
  • Works with product development teams and senior designers on complex projects to develop architectural requirements to ensure client satisfaction with product.
  • Works with third party vendors to develop software and/or integrate their software into company products.
  • Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities into company products.
  • Acts a liaison between third party vendors and company to procure, develop and/or integrate their applications into company products and to ensure that applications are in accordance with company product standards and guidelines.
  • May provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

What we're looking for


  • Twelve or more years of application architecture and/or product development experience 
  • Experience working with software systems, applications and network markets
  • Experience working with technical products, vendors, and families of technologies and company hardware and software products Experience working with broad business area and knowledge of competitor products and services 
  • Experience working with application design principles and product configurations 
  • Experience working with appropriate programming languages, operating systems, hardware and software to understand product line software and hardware 
  • Experience working with mainframes, scheduling software, and other related technologies 

What you should expect in this role


  • Remote position
  • Travel on request

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