Solution Architect (Hybrid Schedule or Possible Remote)

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

The solution architect will provide leadership and be responsible for creating and owning blueprints from ideation through design of new and changing Stanford Health Care applications. The solution architect applies knowledge of principles and techniques to translate business requirements to technical solutions, while collaborating with stakeholders to meet project objectives and goals. Solutions may involve collaborating with others in the Stanford community, e.g., Stanford Children's Health, Stanford University. The solution architect must understand functional and non-functional requirements and be able to conduct architecture trade-off analyses and recommendations that conform to established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines. The solution architect will identify risks and standard exceptions associated with each solution, and will collaborate with business owners, application teams and vendors to deliver solutions that meet security, state and local, as well as regulatory principles, standards, and guidelines. The architectural blueprints will be created using standard modeling tools and notations. Knowledge of ArchiMate and BPMN preferred. High level conceptual and logical architecture may also be expressed through Visio and PowerPoint. Familiarity and practice of applying ITIL, TOGAF, or similar frameworks required, with certification preferred.

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Define standards, guidelines, policies, which will govern the innovation, design, and implementation of clinical technologies. The Solution Architect participates in the selection of clinical technology equipment which will support the new clinical services envisioned in the new facility. This position communicates with IT infrastructure, IT application, and facility requirements required supporting the clinical technology equipment. Assess the impact of changes in the IT applications scope, IT infrastructure scope, or construction scope to clinical technology equipment.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • The Solution Architect acts as a thought leader in IT and trusted source who moves people with innovative ideas
  • Integrates with strategic planning
  • Aligns business/clinical needs and clinical technology requirements
  • Participate in business case development, project sizing, design and implementation.
  • Possesses architectural oversight of the clinical engineering technology domains
  • Participate in vendor selections
  • Assures architectural compliance as clinical technologies are enabled
  • Applies the Enterprise Architecture methodology in the development of the Clinical Engineering scope of the new hospital facility
  • Builds and leverages relationship with key technology partners/vendors
  • Ensure completeness of documentation
  • Participate in technology governance with service providers

Education Qualifications
  • in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited university or equivalent work experience.

Experience Qualifications
  • Clinical Technologies: Ten (10) years of progressive responsibility directly related to clinical technologies and biomedical engineering. Health care provider organization experience is compulsory.
  • Infrastructure: Ten (10) years of progressively responsible and directly related to infrastructure management or delivery. Health care provider organization experience is preferred but not compulsory.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Possess breadth of knowledge across the following infrastructure technology domains: data center technologies - compute, storage, virtualization, networking, end user device form factors (e.g. workstations, mobile devices)
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodology and best practices
  • Process-oriented work structure
  • Knowledge of Biomedical engineering methodology and best practices
  • Awareness of FDA regulatory requirements of clinical technologies
  • Ability handle multiple parallel activities
  • Knowledge of security solutions and security best practices
  • Knowledge of technology trends
  • Ability to develop business cases for new technology solutions
  • Ability to plan strategically both long-term and short-term
  • Assists in assessing, and troubleshooting complex infrastructure issues
  • Ability to apply information technology in a healthcare setting
  • Ability to be user-focused, build relationships and communicate effectively
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple service providers
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, good judgment and effective decision-making; exhibit strong process improvement orientation, and have the ability to achieve results through other programs and individuals
  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to plan and execute vendor and product selections
  • Ability to work effectively with and manage vendors

Licenses and Certifications
  • None

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.