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Job Description: Director - Enterprise Architecture

Job Description

Director - Enterprise Architecture 

Summary

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., dedicated to serving the Orthotic and Prosthetic community has an opening for a Director - Enterprise Architecture.  In this role you will work with IT/Business leadership and other cross-functional teams to define enterprise level strategies and technical direction. Defines the system, technical, and application architectures, and in some instances, the business systems architecture for major areas of development.  Ensures appropriate technical standards and procedures are defined.

Key Responsibilities

·         Provides architectural vision to appropriately align IT to strategic business needs and goals. 

·         Maintains an ongoing partnership with the business to apply in-depth knowledge of the business operations, strategies, priorities and information requirements to establish the technical direction and an enterprise view.

·         Defines enterprise level strategies and technical direction.

·         Defines the system, technical, and application architectures, and in some instances the business systems/process architecture for major areas of development.

·         Ensures appropriate technical standards and procedures are defined.  Manages the development of centers of excellence around key technologies.

·         Ensures best practices are adhered to in the adoption of new technologies.

·         Researches, evaluates and selects from existing and emerging technologies the options best fitting business and IT strategic needs.

·         Ensures the delivery process and technology strategies are coherent and optimized.

·         Manages multi-project management accountabilities in developing and architecting solutions in a collaborative environment.

·         Oversees the design and delivery of proofs-of-concept for new or improved enterprise-wide technologies that are used across multiple areas of the business.

·         Architects solutions across multiple hardware/software computing environments and system components.

·         Plans and implements process re-engineering or process improvement.

 

 

Other Key Responsibilities

Skills

   Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related IT field or equivalent work experience.

·         10+ years of experience in enterprise projects within the architectural domain.

·         Expertise in developing and architecting solutions in a collaborative environment, as well as significant experience in multiple hardware/software computing environments and system components.

·         Experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change; business systems analysis experience. 

·         Demonstrated experience in translating business strategies, across several business units, into effective solutions.

·         Possess ability to extract and translate business strategy into architectural requirements.

·         Demonstrate strong personal and organizational leadership skills. 

·         Display ability to collaboratively produce quality solutions to meet organizational needs.

·         Comfortable with enterprise level decision making and is results oriented.

·         Ability to collaboratively participate in large scale multi-disciplined projects.

·         Ability to design and implement business architecture, processes and strategies.

·         Strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management.

·         Excellent analytical, planning, and communication skills.

·         Visionary in anticipating future IT direction and able to communicate that vision to IT and business partners.

 

Othe Skills

Preferred Skills/Experience:

 

·         Practical experience in the Health Provider and/or Payer industries. The experience should include a broad range of business/clinical solutions for each of those domains.

·         Working knowledge workflow, web interfaces, SOA, and telephony solutions.

·         Master’s degree in Computer Systems or related field preferred. 

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Created at 6/24/2010 7:39 PM  by System Account 
Last modified at 6/25/2010 5:53 AM  by System Account