Director of IT

This position is listed under Healthcare IT - Healthcare IT - Hospital/Clinic - Data Entry Supervisor/Manager

Description

 POSITION SUMMARY
The purpose of this position is to ensure sustainable high availability services for Service Transition, Intake and Release Management. This position represents the accountable leader to the business application owners and interfaces with multiple support and engineering teams to ensure seamless delivery and support for the business customer.

This position consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to the applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the following functions, Intake and assessment (Performs all intake into SD/ST/SO), Release Strategy and Planning, Mission: (Management of release strategy, policies and integrated release calendars. Making sure OS, firmware, storage and other implementations are sequenced correctly. Distributes pool of SMEs. Risk management through coordination of implementations. Influences application teams to adopt enterprise release strategy or in some cases drives push of the strategy.) on behalf of the infrastructure management organization. This includes presenting current metrics and initiatives as well as developing new and appropriate metrics to ensure delivery and support of these systems is as efficient and consistent as possible.

COMPLIANCE AND INTEGRITY

• Models and reinforces ethical behavior in self and others in accordance to the Principles of Responsibility, adheres to organizational policies and guidelines, supports compliance initiatives, maintains confidences, admits mistakes, conducts business with honesty, shows consistency in words and actions, and follows through on commitments.

• Regional leaders are accountable for communication, implementation, enforcement, monitoring, and oversight of compliance policies and practices in their departments.

• Is accountable for ensuring the ongoing security and compliance of products and services within area of responsibility.


SHORT- AND LONG-TERM ACCOUNTABILITIES
Leads the industry best-practice methodologies to deliver world-class availability improvement findings and remediation plans. Strategically engages with Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Planning, and Infrastructure Engineering to ensure systems, and applications conform to meet business requirements for sustainable availability.

Leads large and small scale remediation planning by understanding causes and potential performance risks and gains from remediation, sharing in-depth understanding verbally and in writing, collaborating with Infrastructure Management Group and leadership, and creating remediation plans. Remediation plans may include corrective development standards, testing, physical security, skills redefinition, processes, methodologies, etc.

Optimizes workforce capacity through assessment and creation of gap-closure and best practice strategies, elevating technical and leadership competencies of staff, and effectively leading transformational change. Leads and empowers a workforce of approximately 20 highly technical staff.

Creates and manages operating and capital budgets aligned with business goals and objectives.

Ensures effective relationships with internal clients, colleagues, workforce and vendors.

Ensures that functional team and team deliverables maintain legal and procedural compliance.

Demonstrates autonomous, executive decision making and tremendous influencing skills in a highly matrixed environment.


KEY RELATIONSHIPS
CTO
VP, Quality
Infrastructure Management Group Leadership
Enterprise Architecture
RIOs
ASM Leadership
Direct Reports and Staff
Finance, Human Resources, Communications Partners
Business Partners
Vendors

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
B.S. degree in computer science or related technical field. Master’s level graduate degree and/or M.B.A. preferred. Work experience must include at least 10 years in IT leadership positions, with proven success in a senior leadership position leading teams of highly skilled architects and/or engineers within a large scale high-availability IT operation with 24/7/365 accountability, including large-scale data center operations, telecommunications network infrastructures, platforms and storage infrastructures and field support staff. Must demonstrate in-depth technical knowledge across complex multiple technologies and disciplines. Must have clear and demonstrated experience using ITIL best practices. Proficiency in either Six Sigma, TQM, or Kepner-Tregoe methodologies is required. Prefer Fortune 500 company experience with an excellent track-record in processes and results.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
Systems-thinking: understands the connections and relationships across functions and entities for both internal and external constituencies; thinks appropriately into the future Client Service and Results Driven: focuses and aligns actions and decisions on ways to enhance service; motivated and committed to achieving results on behalf of commitments to clients; inspires same in staff Team Focus: acts & makes decisions as part of a whole; assembles and effectively leads direct report and/or partnership teams; exceptional facilitator of team work & decision-making in virtual and in-person settings

Communication: sends the right messages and information to appropriate audiences verbally and in writing; ability to inspire/interact effectively spanning all levels in the organization, from line staff through Board of Directors; keeps people informed; adapts communication style to needs of audience
Collaboration/Influencing: actively gathers appropriate maximum level of participation and input to decision-making, and fosters same within team; persuades others to see/recognize new perspectives to reach best outcomes

Strategy: thinking/planning/providing vision of the future, and developing actionable plans to achieve vision Change Leadership: see breakthrough possibilities, dispel established mental and operational “maps”, effectively communication vision of possibilities, lead change planning to ensure changes take hold

Analytics: understands and actively seeks use of metrics and critical thinking to distill situations, guide messages and make decisions.

POSITION DIMENSIONS

• List the titles and grades of directly reporting positions (if any): Principle Consultant, Consultant/Specialist levels.

• How many positions report under the direct reports above? Approximately 15-20 FTEs.

• Does this position direct the work of others without providing formal supervision (that is, does it play a lead role as opposed to a supervisory role)? If so, explain.

The IRP Director provided leadership and direction to members of peer ST&O groups, such as the SDI team under the application integration director.

• Other than direct budget accountability, what costs or savings are influenced by the incumbent's actions?

The programs developed and directed by this office contribute to consolidation of both hardware and software, which reduces year over year spend in lease/depreciation as well as maintenance and support costs. This is based on a full understanding of the applications design and implementation as well as vendor support.

Location

  • Oakland
  • CA
  • United States

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Contact Details

Specialty Specific Banner Space Available
Contact John Frey
304-699-5426

Specialty Specific Banner Space Available
Contact John Frey
304-699-5426

Specialty Specific Banner Space Available
Contact John Frey
304-699-5426

Specialty Specific Banner Space Available
Contact John Frey
304-699-5426