Enterprise Systems Architect

at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Enterprise Systems Architect


Department:Information Systems


Job Description:

General Description:

The Enterprise Systems Architect is responsible for the design, implementation, and support of various server based systems and storage technologies and solutions for OU Health, remote clinics, and office buildings. This position will manage data collection, reporting, and trending for all critical systems components and services, and will require collaboration with other technical resources in OU Health to assess and take authorized action on anticipated improvements. The Enterprise Systems Architect assists in the diagnosis and resolution of the most complex platform incidents and requests that require research and diagnosis, and recommends process changes that improve the implementation, maintenance and support of systems. Aligns systems with the business and builds solutions not only from an IT technical need, but ensures the business, applications and heathcare needs are aligned with those solutions. This position actively participates in strategic planning and 24x7 on-call support with other members of IT staff.


Essential Responsibilities:

Provides subject matter knowledge, coordination, and communication for projects involving systems and storage solutions, including defining scope, and ensuring deliverables are met.

Ensures alignment and continuity between enterprise, business and IT strategies.

Creates business case proposals, analysis of technologies, financials, and proposed project plans.

Creates RFPs and conducts reviews/assessments, make vendor recommendations.

Performs contract reviews and ensure risks are mitigated.

Designs, implements, monitors, and supports hardware and software to support systems and storage infrastructure. This includes, but is not limited to: monitoring servers, SAN, data protection (backup and archive), and distributed services/resources for failures and recommending corrective action.

Participates in strategic planning; creation and maintenance of standards, policies, and procedures.

Manages data collection, reporting, and trending for critical systems and storage devices and components.

Proactively addresses a change in business requirements by leveraging existing systems and storage investments, and providing scalable options.

Provides 24x7 on-call support based on IT staff rotation and carries a phone as warranted, to assist with the most complex troubleshooting, coordination, escalation, and resolution of systems or storage-based incidents, equipment failures, etc...

Leads the build of technology operational models and work flows for the business.

Provides strategic contingency planning from a systems and storage perspective.

Provides vendor management, service level definition and service level management for vendors of systems and storage technologies and/or services.

Coordinates and participates in regular business meetings and workshops with technical staff to ensure timely transfer of knowledge which impacts systems and storage architecture and security policies.

Participates in meetings, committees and continuing education to improve individual, departmental and organizational performance.

Aids and trains users on proper use of technology.

Adheres to and supports OU Health IT standards, policies and procedures.

Maintains and protects confidentiality with regard to all aspects of patient care and employee information.


General Responsibilities:

Adheres to Code of Conduct and Mission & Value Statement.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications:


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a computer science or related subject is required and 5 or more years of experience with complex server/storage technologies. Candidate should have managed multiple high risk projects, including projects involving external vendors and multiple business areas in the health care information field.

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Preferred certifications - Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert, AWS Certified Solution Architect, Google Professional Cloud Architect, TOGAF 9 Certification, etc


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong technical competencies... For full info follow application link.


Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, s exual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 2231636

Posted On: Nov 28, 2021

Updated On: Dec 28, 2021