Here @MSK, we're expanding our digital and technology competencies. The enterprise is undertaking a multi-year initiative to maintain and expand our leading position in conquering cancer. Our goal is to transform the cancer care industry, in research, in clinical care and in prevention. This strategy will be critically dependent on expanding digital capabilities and MSKs ability to drive operating model changes and extend our offerings via platform businesses.
While MSK has been investing in technology, digital and informatics capabilities to be competitive in todays environment, there is a need to rapidly accelerate the journey and amplify our impact in a digitally enabled future through differentiating and integrated cancer capabilities. By driving digitally enabled transformation in engaging patients and by enabling clinicians, researchers, and administrative staff to work collaboratively, across clinical facilities, research laboratories, and administrative offices we will create better outcomes for everyone at risk of having cancer negatively impact their lives.
As Deputy Chief Architect , you will provide technical direction and accelerate the development of digital capabilities across MSK, helping to implement a modern architectural culture, approach and practice, while driving the buildout of platform capabilities across MSK. We're seeking a technical expert, architect practitioner, change agent, mentor, and strong #2 /partner to our Chief Architect. Your role will be crucial in change management and owning architectural design 1 or more platforms.
The most important responsibilities of the Deputy Chief Architect include:
Turning business vision into technology action
Driving cohesion in business and technology decisions on a day to day basis
Building trusted relationships across business and IT
Lead a team of systems architects through an in-direct relationship (can be direct at a later time)
Provide insights in building blueprints and roadmaps for the Data and Digital platform
Removing friction and intelligently optimizing the IT enablement of business processes
Establish influence and build followership within the technology org for the disciple of architecture
Help implement a modern and mature architectural practice into everything we do
Drive forward-thinking technical decisions and investments aligned with business priorities
Track industry trends and new technologies to serve the enterprises architectural needs
Serve as technical expert and provide technical direction to a team of architects and to others across the technical org.
Early objectives for implementing the architectural foundation include:
Platform, Hybrid Cloud, Data, API & Integration strategy
Omni-channel and journey-based interactions with clinicians, patients, and administrators
Simplification and rationalization of core systems
Aid in prioritizing competing investment and transformation opportunities in a rolling 3-year strategic roadmap, holistically integrating new and existing components and capabilities
Managing out non-compliant applications and infrastructure over time to reduce costs
All in support of key ambitions for the joint MSK technology team:
Simplifying and standardizing core systems a large contingent of end users are frustrated by limited and unintegrated capabilities of the current core systems
Cyber security and resiliency are critical table stakes and absolutes for the team and the company
Enabling productive patient care returning the joy in work is a key initiative to improve the team experience for clinicians across our facilities
Supporting research needs of Sloan Kettering Institute amplifying the effect of research is foundational in reaching and helping the broader public
Our ideal candidate is a senior technical leader, with an inspiring personality, who will drive and oversee the architecture, roadmap and build of MSKs data and digital platform.
Enterprise wide perspective, executive presence, influencing skills, a technology innovation agenda. Working closely across the entire organization to create architectural approaches for technology design and implementation to guide the development team. Decisive yet collaborative problem solving skills to engage the business units in driving initiatives successfully across the enterprise.
10 + years of work experience in complex IT environments performing systems planning, architecture design, engineering and optimization;good track record with application modernization and rationalization
History of introducing new/emerging technology to disrupt business models
Solid understanding of how to build dynamically scalable systems and of the journey to Hybrid Cloud
Proven success delivering business-enabling technology roadmaps and building effective working relationships with executives and key business partners to drive change agendas
Executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions, balancing competing priorities without losing momentum
Leading through influence in a complex, large, matrixed environment
History of working within an Agile delivery model & Healthcare knowledge preferred
Demonstrated understanding of API based integration and of Big Data and Analytics environments
Internal Number: 2019-39028
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.