Technical Architect (Canadian Healthcare experience is a must)

  • Full Time
  • Halifax


Req ID: 270686

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Technical Architect (Canadian Healthcare experience is a must) to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).

NTT DATA’s Healthcare Consulting practice is a team of uniquely positioned individuals with deep industry expertise that focuses on assisting executives in overcoming the barriers of Business Transformation that are critical to driving the future of Business and Technology Strategy, Innovation, Journey to the Cloud, and Digital Transformation. Our focus is driving measurable business outcomes for our clients and their customers through defining business and technology strategies and executing organizational transformations, applying innovative industry solutions developed by NTT DATA and our partners. Our work improves peoples’ lives in direct and measurable ways.

Basic Requirements:
• Experience implementing Canadian provincial digital solutions in an architect role
• Experience working as an architect in digital health organizations in Canada, either as an employee or as a consultant
• Experience with HL7 / FHIR
• Experience with designing end-to-end digital health solutions including electronic health records, client / provider registries, patient portals, identity management solutions, etc.
• Lead the implementation of best practices for data security, privacy, and confidentiality to safeguard sensitive healthcare information
• Familiarity with standards relevant to the Canadian digital health environment

Preferred Requirements:
• Identity management in a healthcare setting is an asset

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or participate in the development and maintenance of the architecture of

enterprise/corporate services, which includes vision, policies, guidelines, standards,

reference models and tools. These services will be use across government.

  • Supervises, sets priorities and monitors the efficiency of a team of specialist and analysts

in a given area, ensuring that users’ needs and requirements are met and service levels

are attained.

  • Develops and implements IT guidelines and procedures for their area of expertise,

keeping in line with the objectives of the CSDS to ensure consistency and reliability of

the services.

  • Develops IT standards in conjunction with other Technical Architects to align the work

methods of CSDS ensuring that services are effective and timely.

  • Analyses trends in IT issues and performs root cause analysis over extended periods to

provide sound long-term solutions while considering the impact on other areas.

  • Develops, modifies or enhances databases, programs, networks, administrative

applications and/or electronic tools to facilitate and improve services.

  • Provides expert advice and training to users on the optimal use of computer equipment

and software to increase effective and efficient use by clients.

  • Provides tier 3 level technical support, working directly with end users and other

technical teams, by troubleshooting and repairing hardware (computers, servers, print

devices, peripherals, telecom equipment, and other equipment), infrastructure

(networks) or software (web-based applications, databases, productivity software) and

implementing corrective action to ensure timely resolution of users’ IT issues

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.