Principal Business Solution Architect - Healthcare

Job Locations US
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Advises Healthcare clients and sales teams to drive revenue, increase profit margin, and ensure the highest levels of client satisfaction. Develops and enhances personal and team member skills primarily for the benefit of the pre-sales process. Possesses an expert level knowledge of the commercial healthcare industry, SAS products, and competing solutions in the market. Showcases ability to align client challenges and user needs to SAS solutions and advises project teams throughout ongoing service engagements. 


LOCATION: USA  Remote worker




Leads peer-to-peer level conversations with executives (C-Suite/VP level) to demonstrate understanding of the business challenges and advise on how those challenges can be solved through SAS solutions.


Strategizes with sales team on objectives for customer meetings, understands how this activity relates to overall sales plan, and provides functional solution leadership for sales opportunities


Builds trusted relationships with Account Executives and clients to provide practical and theoretical guidance in the business value of proposed solutions and set proper expectations to ensure customer satisfaction


Conducts discovery to collect, analyze, clarify, and document business requirements during the sales cycle to support the implementation team and produce a detailed solution proposal


Delivers standard, customized and/or strategic, senior-level solution demonstrations, whiteboarding, and presentations outlining the functional capabilities, competitive advantages, and business benefits of the SAS solutions as they apply to client needs


Leads subject matter expertise in the response to RFI/RFPs including defining solutions, technical writing, demonstrations, and orals presentations


Monitors competing solutions, understands SAS’ strengths and weaknesses in the market, and applies this information in written proposals and client demonstrations.


Participates in product and solution training to acquire and maintain a detailed level of product knowledge of core components of SAS offerings and assigned solution areas, how each solution addresses business challenges, competitive information to identify how SAS solutions stand apart, and what challenges/limitations may be encountered


Understands, utilizes, and communicates best practice methodologies internally and externally


Works proactively with Industry Consultants, Technical Architects, R&D, Tech Support, and other Solutions Architects to strategize on opportunities, cross-training, and knowledge transfer


Assists with providing market-driven information for future product direction using industry expertise and direct interaction with customers, prospects, analysts, and other external resources





  • 10+ years of healthcare industry consulting or business analytics
  • 10+ years of healthcare sales or presales experience with clear understanding of sales strategies and cycles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration, Health Policy, Business, Computer Science, or related field
  • Established track record of industry expertise backed by published whitepapers, blogs, webinars, speaking at conferences, etc
  • Strategic application of data analytics to improve decision-making and create business value
  • Travel as needed up to 50%




  • Healthcare experience relating to Fraud, Internet of Medical Things, or Customer Intelligence
  • Experience in a clinical environment as practicing clinician or administrator


Additional Information:


SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice.   


Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process. 


In order to work at SAS, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.




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