Hologic Principal Architect, Solutions Strategy in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Principal Architect, Solutions Strategy

Post Date Dec 05, 2017

Principal Solution Strategy Architect - member of the IS Enterprise Architecture team, reporting to Director, Systems Architecture & Technology – is responsible for delivering end-to-end architecture solutions that will support current and future business capabilities in a complex hybrid cloud environment, consisting of:

  • Core global Enterprise Applications like Oracle EBS, Agile PLM, CRM systems (Salesforce), and others

  • Best of breed systems delivering rich functionality to divisions and centralized or localized business functions

  • Integration platform (Mulesoft)

  • Business analytics and insight platforms, operational reporting platforms

They are a strategic and results oriented thinker, who will deliver Solution Architecture solutions to the Hologic organization, while evolving and optimizing the Solutions Portfolio in alignment with business needs. Thought leader in end-to-end solution design approach, taking into consideration not only technology, but all aspects of Solution Architecture: people (organization), process, technology, and data (transactional and analytical). Optimizes designs for Total Cost of Ownership including implementation and operating costs, scalability, and customer experience. Drives design solutions to deliver desired business outcomes when implemented. Increases probability of success by identifying and mitigating risks associated with implementing complex, comprehensive functionality supporting effective execution of business processes spanning systems and organizations. Excellent communicator. Partners closely with IS Business Partners to define architectural solutions for new business capabilities and completes process flow analysis/redesign to support those capabilities. Partners closely with integration and analytics teams. Shares best practices in a consultative manner, and promotes best practice adoption.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Solution Architecture design delivery

  • Hands-on ability to stand up proof of concept solutions in collaboration with other teams across the organization

  • Reference architecture definition and communications

  • Evangelize and communicate Solution Architecture approach to the organization, provide guidance, coaching, training and SA advisory services to other team members

  • Incorporate connected medical devices (Internet of Things) architecture solutions when applicable, integrating commercial systems with Hologic’s medical equipment and software

  • Create and maintain Solution Architecture artifacts like Design Pattern, Reference Architecture, Roadmaps, Strategy statements - guiding design and implementation activities across the company

  • Operate within PMO process and projects portfolio

  • Collaborate closely with technical teams when designing and implementing solutions

  • Ensure regulatory and risk compliance of recommended solutions

  • Address data needs in solution architecture: transactional and analytical data, overall data quality, lifecycle, and ownership

  • Follow design principles for loosely coupled integrations based on Universal Data Models

  • Identify Total Cost of Ownership in designs

  • Incorporate leading industry practices for Solution Architecture in the area of system implementation, operations, integration

  • Incorporate cloud technology in Solution Architecture as needed.


  • Proven record of delivering Solution Architecture services in a global company operating heterogeneous applications environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field, Masters or equivalent desired


  • 8+ years in Solution Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Integration and Development

  • Preferred technology and platform experience: Mulesfot, Hadoop (Cloudera distribution), IoT (similar to Axeda, WindRiver Helix, ThingWorkx), REST / JSON, Microsoft software development, Azure and AWS

  • Hands-on technical background in designing and implementing business solutions in a complex best-of-breed IS ecosystem built around core Enterprise Applications

  • Working within hybrid environment of on-premises, private and public cloud solutions

  • Good understanding of data modeling and data based transactional integrations

  • Business Process analysis and modeling

  • Defining and implementing governance processes, design and implementation standards

  • Creating and managing IS and Business Users training programs

  • Experience with ERP systems (Oracle eBusiness Suite), PLM systems (Agile), CRM Systems (Salesforce) in large scale corporate, regulated, global environment

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