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Fallon Health Director, IT Architecture and Development (Azure Cloud) – Growing Government Health Products and Services – Hybrid/Remote! in Worcester, Massachusetts


The Opportunity:

It is a very exciting time to join the Fallon Health IT team! Fallon is growing in new directions and moving towards the leading provider of government sponsored programs. As we look to innovate and transform ourselves for the future of Medicaid and Medicare insurance plans and services we are also looking for top Information Technology leaders and talent to help take keep us on the cutting of edge of tech. Our commitment and dedication in this direction leads us to one such role called – Director of IT Architecture. We are looking for a transformational type leader who can help take our portfolio of business applications and systems to the next level. There is a foundation of good people, colleagues and infrastructure in place but there is plenty opportunity to make your own mark.

About Fallon Health:

Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is the only health plan in Massachusetts to have been awarded “Excellent” Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org .


As the Director for IT Architecture, you will be responsible for establishing an Enterprise framework which will be used to transform how Enterprise Technologies are scoped and architected. You will have deep insights into API development and success using modern data acquisition techniques, API platforms and Azure cloud services. You will be a technical leader who works closely with business stakeholders to align technology to meet business outcomes. You will have the opportunity to be strategic in your designs and impact the entire organization. You will constantly innovate and as a strong communicator, promote creative/new ideas that can address our customers outcomes.


  • Collaborate across Technology functions to identify opportunities to leverage common solutions and adoption of standards and modern toolsets.

  • Guide, evaluate and govern alignment of project solutions to architecture standards and patterns. Lead remediation efforts where gaps in alignment are identified. Ensure that non-functional requirements and architecture acceptance criteria are firmly understand, addressed, delivered and tested by the project.

  • Lead decision making around technology concerns across the enterprise, ensuring architectural principles are applied and demonstrating strong operational and financial acumen to guide technology decisions.

  • Analyze business proposals and plans, and to identify the applicable architectural solution to address business problems at hand, bearing in mind the aspects of cost management and risk management.

  • Work with vendors, partners, on strategy, planning and implementation of technical capabilities and platforms.

  • Align closely with Technology product owners to ideate, scope, plan, estimate, coordinate, enterprise technology and business capabilities roadmaps.

  • Drives thought leadership within the organization with presentations and architectural models that show how the current and future technology needs of the organization align to our company mission and the growth of our business.

  • Define, maintain and evangelize the company’s current and target platform strategy with reference architectures, business-system capability map, solution integration requirements and deployment guidelines.

  • Oversee the application rationalization process to identify cloud technology target applications.


  • Fifteen+ years of progressively responsible IT experience, including: 10+ years of integration management experience, and 10+ years of experience in application development, and 10+ years in software & enterprise solution architecture with increasing responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a directly related field

  • Demonstrated ability to transform teams and technology in a rapidly growing environment.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects using Agile development practices including experience working in Agile delivery (i.e. Scrum).

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery tools and DevOps practices.

  • Experience with Micro Services architecture.

  • Experience providing oversight and leadership of a Technology Architecture team

  • Strong financial and organizational management experience.

  • Expertise in the ability to combine an understanding of business capabilities, business processes and technology solutioning.

  • Experience working with the design, integration and/or support of vendor packages within an overall enterprise architecture.

  • Working knowledge of Health Insurance Payer, Provider, Financial Services industry is a plus

Fallon Health Vaccination Requirements:

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status. As of 2/1/2022, all roles not designated as “Remote” require full COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Location US-MA-Worcester

Posted Date 4 months ago (7/26/2022 4:23 PM)

Job ID 6964

# Positions 1

Category Information Technology