Mount Sinai Careers

Technology Specialist II - Epic

New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Epic - Req #2335046

Technology Specialist II

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Application Solutions Architect is accountable for the direction, standards, performance, and ongoing health of the Application Architecture of a given domain and ensuring that it complies with Application Center of Excellence (ACoE) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) guidelines and standards. 

This individual researches, understands and articulates the application ecosystem including technology, industry, partner, and business unit considerations and capability requirements utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and best practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Architecture Planning
a. Support Portfolio Management by providing architectural and strategic consulting in the areas of application strategy, application architecture principles, and application management best practices
b. Accountable for the translation of business priorities and strategies into target application architecture and application roadmap 
c. Maintain a thorough understanding of technology trends, philosophies, and best practices
d. Maintain an up to date and highly relevant understanding of emerging capability requirements to support the business in its strategic and operational objectives
e. Identify opportunities for innovation

2. Application Architecture
a. Accountable for the creation of an Target Application Architecture
b. Develop and maintain the Application Architecture Roadmap
c. Provide Application Architecture consulting and advisory support to outside vendors, internal operations, and project delivery teams as needed
d. Develop solution architectures for projects that build off of Application Architecture assets that will be used to inform detailed design and implementation
e. Provide solutions architecture evaluations as needed
f. Responsible for integration strategy for the application portfolio

3. Architecture Asset Management
a. Contribute to the creation of Enterprise Architecture assets and guiding principles
b. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of Application Architecture standards, principles, and guidelines
c. Accountable for maintaining and measuring the as-is Application Architecture
d. Manage the Application Technology Lifecycle with processes and standards
e. Define and maintain Reference Application Architectures
f. Develop and maintain common application architectural components

4. Architecture Governance
a. Collaborate with the other architects and the EA team to ensure the alignment of the Enterprise Application Architecture
b. Serve as point of escalation for review and approval of key issues and decisions for Application Architecture
c. Represent Application Architecture in the Architecture Review Board and other architectural functions and processes
d. Establish and measure KPIs to ensure effectiveness and value addition of application architecture to business

5. Architecture Communication & Awareness
a. Contribute to and maintain Application Architecture assets on the EA Portal/SharePoint/Tool
b. Lead the Application Architecture Community of Practice to share best practices and assets
c. Educate the team on emerging technologies, trends, and innovation opportunities
d. Socialize and Evangelize EA community


Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, Master’s degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Experience Requirements:
1. 12 to 15 years minimum of related work experience in IT Health solutions
2. Well versed in Enterprise Architecture concepts, tools and processes and the creation of BRD, FRD, Use Case diagrams, roadmaps, and other related systems diagrams and documentation
3. In depth knowledge of legacy and emerging IT Health solutions design philosophy
4. In depth knowledge of IT Health systems especially EMRs and ancillary systems
5. Familiarity with IT Health solution regulations including HIPAA and FDA
6. ITIL Framework competency and service excellence mindset required.
7. Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, strong judgment and management skills, and the ability to work effectively with both healthcare and IT management and staff.
8. Experience in an Epic environment preferred

Computer Skills
• MS Office Suite Level Required: Advanced
• TOGAF concepts and the creation of BRD, FRD, Use Case diagrams, metadata tracking documents, and other related systems diagrams and documentation.

General Skills and Competencies
Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, strong judgment and management skills, and the ability to work effectively with both healthcare and IT management and staff. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and a self-starter with solid time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. 

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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