|Location:||Spokane, WA (99254)|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
(This job can work remotely from the following States - GA, WA, FL, TN and TX)
At Houston Methodist, the Enterprise Architect position is responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of Information Technology (IT) architecture models and their lower level components. This position interprets, uses and applies information contained within Information Technology (IT) architecture to inform a range of business improvement activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems. The Enterprise Architect ensures that the overall IT architecture is maintained in a coherent and consistent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality. The primary responsibility of the Enterprise Architect is to utilize strategic thinking to ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the Houston Methodist technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
o Bachelor's degree required. In lieu of bachelor's degree, an additional four years' experience in addition to the minimum experience required below.
o Ten years of IT related experience to include five years' experience in an IT people management, senior level engineer, analyst, consultant, or solution architect role and two years healthcare experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o At least one high level industry certification such as:
o Cisco Certified Architect (CCA),
o Cisco Certified Engineer (CCIE),
o Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA),
o Project Management Professional (PMP)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.
o Extensive experience with developing strategic network infrastructure plans.
o Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
o Hands-on extensive experience with hardware and software from 2 or more networking vendors (Cisco, Extreme Networks, Bradford, Juniper, Foundry, and Nortel) is strongly preferred.
o Proven experience in network design and infrastructure systems.
o Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
o Solid grounding in core infrastructure technologies such as: VMWare, Storage platforms, Citrix, VDI, Cloud technologies, etc.
o Exceptional strategic thinking skills and ability to identify and interpret medium and long-term industry trends and apply to current and future organizational needs.
o Proven project planning and management experience.
o Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
o Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
o Exceptional understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
o Ability to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible and maintain a positive work style.
Work Attire Yes/No
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) No
On-Call* Yes, on a regular basis (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.
May require travel within Yes
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside Yes
of Houston Metropolitan area
*Travel specifications may vary by department.
Please note any other special considerations to this job: __________________________
Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation's leading health systems and academic medical centers. HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area. HM also includes an academic institute, a comprehensive residency program, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free-standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities. Overall, HM employs over 25,000 employees. Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.
In 2019 Houston Methodist and its physicians treated more than 6,333 international patients from more than 76 countries. Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services' consulting and education divisions also provide advisory services and training and development to health care organizations around the world.