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Solutions Architect

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  93181

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring a Solutions Architect  to join our permanent team! The Solutions Architect proactively and holistically leading and supporting IS&T enterprise activities that guide the development and management of a portfolio of solutions. Solutions include projects, products, systems (including applications, technologies, processes and information), and shared application services. Having a deep understanding of business goals, objectives and business outcomes, business capabilities, value-streams, and business processes to produce a relevant solution. Collaborating with IS&T enterprise architects, engineering teams, project managers, and business analysts to produce project charters and detailed project plans. Quickly learning new technologies and applications that support service delivery across the IS&T continuum.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information-technology, engineering, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience.


No professional certifications required, but one or more of the following preferred:

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect
  • Microsoft Azure Certified Solution Architect
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • VMWare Certified Professional



  • Minimum of five years of experience in at least two IT solution development disciplines, including virtualization, networking, application development, middleware, database management, cyber-security, cloud operations
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, platforms and processing environments including VMWare, SAN, firewalls, proxies, network routing and switching, load balancers, Windows Server, and Linux teams



  • Knowledge of software-defined networking technologies like Cisco ACI and best practices
  • Knowledge of Structured and Unstructured data and common backing technologies: SQL, MySQL, data warehouses, data lakes, network shares, etc.
  • Knowledge of various frontend web development languages like JavaScript, HTML, XML,and CSS.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Javascript, PHP, Python, Bash, Powershell, Ruby, Groovy
  • Proficiency with Classless Inter-Domain Routing and IP address management
  • Knowledge of common EMR systems or best-of-breed applications
  • Excellent understanding of system development methodologies and infrastructure and network architecture
  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Visio and Office 365
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and lead cross-functional


  1. Translates Business Strategy into Solutions Architecture
  2. Leads Solutions Design and Analysis
  3. Orchestrates Solutions Delivery
  4. Facilitates and Collaborates to Deliver Business Outcomes
  5. Adheres to CHOA IS&T standards .
  6. Collaborate with other IT Department members to create new standards and best practices in the areas of development, testing, documentation, and deployment of system and application solutions.
  7. Working with IS&T operational and engineering teams, deliver effective and repeatable deployment documentation.
  8. Understand and actively support organizational goals and objectives.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.



Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Architecture & Design

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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