Senior Enterprise Business Systems Architect - (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 8158
FTE: 1

Information Technology

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Sr. Enterprise Business Systems Architect is a member of the Production Support Team and has direct responsibility for establishing and managing the long and short term application strategy, processes and procedures for applications and associated infrastructure. The Sr. Architect is primarily responsible for consistent system application integration across the organization for enterprise-wide business systems. LPCH application portfolio includes a number of administrative, business, human resources and financial applications and systems. The Sr. Architect participates in the application design and implementation, analyzes application activities, makes recommendations for improvement, translates organizational business needs to technology requirements and proposes appropriate technologies and services to enable the enterprise to meet strategic and tactical objectives. The Sr. Applications Architect participates in developing business cases for new systems. The Sr. Enterprise Business Systems Architect responsible for identifying opportunities and for creation of enterprise-level shared applications and infrastructure. The Sr. Enterprise Business Systems Architect sets enterprise application standards and architectural guidelines, technology policies and procedures, collaborates with the Technical Architect, effectively communicates them to users and suppliers, establish and maintain the application innovation process. The architect is also responsible for monitoring code quality, developing change control procedures, triaging and tracking issues to resolution. The architect works as a liaison to team members on tactical product/application issues and provides expert system knowledge. The role also includes mentoring and coaching of team members with regard to technical and system integration.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Aligns Enterprise Business needs and technology requirements. 

  • Applies the Enterprise Architecture methodology to LPCH application infrastructure.

  • Brings innovative solutions. 

  • Builds and leverages relationship with key technology partners/vendors. 

  • Develops application and associated infrastructure architectures, collaborates with the service providers to ensure their proper implementation.

  • Establish baseline, ensure completeness of documentation. 

  • Integrates with IS strategic planning. 

  • Participate in business case development, project sizing, design and implementation.

  • Participate in technology governance with service providers, University, School of Medicine, and SHC.

  • Perform gap analysis to determine where current applications do not meet client needs and propose appropriate improvements. 

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education:  Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, including Three (3) years of PeopleSoft Administration Experience
Experience in following: People Tools 8.53 and above, Web logic, Oracle Database 11G, Integration Broker, Tuxedo, Application server, Process Scheduler

License/Certification: None Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot complex application 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 develop business cases for new technology solutions

  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization 

  • Ability to manage projects

  • Ability to plan strategically both long-term and short-term 

  • Ability to work effectively with and manage vendors 

  • Technical Issue management skills

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford 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, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, 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, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.