Application Architect (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 13175
FTE: 1

Information Technology

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

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.


Employer:       Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Job Site:          4200 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Application Architect

Job Description:    

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford seeks Application Architect for its Menlo Park, CA location. Within hospital’s Application Technology Team, responsible for long and short-term IT application strategy, including processes and procedures for applications, and associated infrastructure. Design and implement applications, analyze application activities, recommend improvements, and propose appropriate technologies to enable hospital to meet strategic and tactical objectives. Draw upon knowledge of enterprise server, storage, backup, power and virtualization software and networking, end user devices and operating systems and applications commonly deployed in Enterprise Data Centers or in the Cloud.  Align business/clinical needs and technology requirement and participate in business case development, project sizing, and design and implementation of enterprise-wide system and technology solutions. Write custom code and scripts to provide system solutions for automation, reporting, and work-arounds for unsupported product functionalities. Facilitate and participate in end-to-end testing, debugging and defect resolution for ongoing infrastructure and application technology projects and infrastructure technology services. Analyze and resolve technical issues. Assist users with delivered solutions, processes and tools. Ensure IT and software architectural compliance and technical accuracy as technologies are enabled. Define interfaces and integrate system components within current infrastructure. Develop application and associated infrastructure architectures, collaborating with service providers to ensure proper implementation. Install, upgrade, configure, maintain and support various interoperable and third party technologies. Ensure completeness of technology documentation. Serve as liaison to team members on product/application issues and provide expert system knowledge. Participate in technology governance with affiliated service providers. Responsible for deployment and technical accuracy of integrated application modernization system designs. Work on continuous application and technology improvement initiatives. Mentor team members with regard to technical and system integration. Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with all Joint Commission Requirements.



Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or directly related field plus five (5) years of progressive post-Bachelor’s work experience with application architecture or as software engineer, programmer or closely related. As alternative, employer will accept a Master’s degree in specified fields and three (3) years of experience as specified.

Must have minimum of 3 years of experience with each of the following: Programming/Scripting, including Java, JavaScript, Angular JS, SQL, Shell, Perl, HTML; Application Architecture and Modernization, and database (Microsoft SQL, MySQL) optimization techniques; ServiceNow, ITIL, ITSM, SOAP, REST, Agile SCRUM; Reporting Analytics, including ServiceNow, Tableau and Business Objects; Unix, Linux and Windows Operating Systems.


All LPCH positions require drug/background screening.

May telecommute up to 2 days per week.

Principals only. No phone calls. Must show unrestricted authorization to work in US. Equal opportunity employer.


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.