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Principal Enterprise Architect

Date:  Sep 16, 2022

Any city, AZ, US, 99999

Req ID:  11908

Be part of a team that unleashes the power of leading-edge technologies to help improve the health and well-being of those most vulnerable in our country and communities. Working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. You’ll add to your technical credentials and certifications while enjoying a generous, flexible vacation policy and educational assistance. We also have comprehensive leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.




As a Principal Enterprise 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 Role in our mission


Play a critical part in ensuring Gainwell is meeting our clients’ objectives in important areas.


  • Takes a holistic view of the organization’s strategic IT to ensure the technology meets the needs of the business in the most efficient / effective manner possible 
  • Author, develop, and socialize the enterprise reference architecture (ERA) to drive technology transformation
  • Provides leadership for the implementation and governance of the Reference Architecture including the Business, Application, Information, Infrastructure Technology, Service Management, and Security architecture domains
  • Works with Sales and Product Management on strategic RFP/RFI responses to ensure technical accuracy and alignment with actual product capabilities and product roadmaps
  • Work with Sales and Product Management on product solutioning to ensure our solutions align with the Gainwell Enterprise Reference Architecture (ERA), and that implementation timelines align with engineering estimates
  • 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
  • Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability in support of the ERA 
  • Leads the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of technology within the enterprise
  • Acts a liaison between third party vendors / partners and the company to procure, develop and/or integrate their applications into company products and to ensure that solutions are in line with the ERA
  • Promotes shared infrastructure, enterprise data and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows and system complexity
  • Effectively manages operating expenses within the established budget; consistently reviews opportunities to improve expense ratios; recommends strategic investments
  • Participates and leads key Enterprise Architecture Governance Teams including the Architecture Review Board (ARB)
  • Facilitate coordination and discovery on enterprise strategic initiatives
  • Ensures the adherence to ERA that guide the design of technology solutions including architecting and implementing solutions requiring the integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise
  • Operates across organizational and computing “silos” to drive common approaches and expose information assets and processes across the enterprise
  • Interfaces across multiple business areas to ensure that the appropriate capabilities, performance, speed to market, and cost characteristics are accounted for in the architecture
  • Tracks, reports, and acts on appropriate metrics for IT efforts across the portfolio

What we’re looking for


  • Ten or more years of application architecture
  • Three or more years of enterprise architecture experience working with all aspects of the business 
  • Experience working with cloud-based software systems, applications, and networks (with a focus on cloud-native implementations; AWS and Azure)
  • 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

What you should expect in this role


  • Fully remote opportunity with the option to work anywhere within the United States



The pay range for this position is 120,000 - 180,000 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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