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Abt Global Inc. CMS Medicare Solutions Architect in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The World at Abt

Solving the world’s most pressing issues and improving the quality of life for people worldwide is what we do every day at Abt Associates. Creating a more equitable world is no small task, but we are driven by big challenges.

We are a team of 3,000+ people in over 50 countries working in unison and focused on the bigger picture. Only by sharing our commitment, energy, and innovation do we affect change and push the boundaries of what’s possible. We welcome diverse ideas, backgrounds, and viewpoints – joining Abt means access to exceptional thinkers at the top of their game.

To thrive at Abt is to embrace flexibility and collaboration. Our open culture allows you to balance your work and personal life as needed to optimize personal well-being. Creating a more equitable world starts from within – we look after people around the world, and we’ll do the same for you.

Ready to embrace rewarding and meaningful work? Now’s your chance.

The Opportunity

As a Lead Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for delivery of data analytics and data science work for CMS and other federal agencies. You will lead analytics delivery teams with a focus on delivering data systems and data products that inform program evaluation and implementation activities. In this role, you will blend knowledge of CMS’s data systems, CMS’s data content, and CMS’s programs to design, develop, and deliver high-performing analytics systems and teams with a high level of quality, resiliency, and timeliness.

Core Responsibilities

  • Leads and manages the design, development, and delivery of data systems and data products for CMS contracts, managing across the dimensions of people, process, technology, and partners.

  • Leads teams of developers, requirements analysts, and data scientists, as well as manages the delivery of relevant Abt offerings like AI and low code-no code.

  • Serves as an expert and mentor in Medicare data and analytics, including relevant program, policy, data, and platforms. Maintains deep knowledge of CMS programs, data systems, and contractor ecosystem.

  • Executes using modern frameworks for delivery of analytics and data work, like Agile, DevSecOps, and MLOps.

  • Works collaboratively across the Abt organization to act as a change leader. For example, supports the creation of reusable digital assets for data analytics work at CMS.

  • Develops and maintains sticky relationships with key CMS and state Medicaid staff. Supports conversations and demonstrations introducing cloud-based data, data analytics, and data science, including AI, solutions to the CMS and state Medicaid customer.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with key partner organizations, including digital services firms, cloud service providers, and systems integrators for expansion of pipeline and generation of differentiated win themes.

  • Travel (up to 15%) to provide training, consulting, and implementation for Abt projects.

What We Value

  • Level 4: Bachelor’s Degree + 9 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + 7 years of relevant experience, or PhD + 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Level 5: Bachelor’s Degree +12 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + 10 years of relevant experience, or PhD + 8 years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated delivery experience at CMS at a consistently high level of quality.

  • Experience working with and knowledge of Medicare program, policy, and data, as well as relevant data systems.

  • Working knowledge of interoperability and FHIR, cloud architecture, common tech stacks, the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK), and the Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK). AWS cloud and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications preferred.

  • Excellent networking and facilitation skills and ability communicate complex concepts to a variety of audiences and expertise levels.

  • Ability to listen, understand, and be responsive to client needs and priorities.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to think creatively and approach challenges in new or different ways. Able to translate business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Strong communication skills, particularly in translating perceived needs into technical requirements.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and rapidly growing environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in a multi-cultural environment.

What We Offer

We foster an environment where you can Thrive Your Way. Our innovative total rewards programs are designed to help balance your work and personal life. The approach toward your wellbeing centers around comprehensive benefits, flexible schedules, and professional development.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately $91,000 to $175,000 and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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