Information Technology
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is looking for a Medical Imaging Architect to join the Office of the CTO Enterprise Architecture Team. This person will provide technical & strategic leadership as a key IT leader to advance Mayo Clinic’s imaging strategy, working in partnership with our Clinical Digital Imaging & Video Subcommittee which governs our imaging environment, clinical imaging departments, Center for Digital Health, the Mayo Clinic Platform, our Enterprise Imaging Team and other imaging centric business initiatives.

Strategic guidance:
  • Know and love the world of medical imaging, understand and support Mayo’s broader strategic vision, have strong communication skills to interact with both technical/architectural teams and departmental/clinical teams.
  • Define and drive the strategic direction from a technical perspective, serving as both an information resource to executive management regarding existing performance/capabilities, and as the technology “visionary”, providing executive management with a grasp of its future capabilities and technical potential.
  • Serve as the enterprise architectural resource for Mayo’s enterprise imaging strategy. Lead in the development of multi-year strategic imaging roadmaps that act as guides for achieving long-term secure strategic imaging plans for the enterprise.
  • Partner with business stakeholders, clinical care providers, imaging Subject Matter Experts, our Office of Information Security, departmental and IT resources and team leads to provide an architectural resource for enterprise and departmental imaging project planning.
  • Align the technical direction with imaging business needs in a manner that sets the pace for the healthcare imaging industry, supports Mayo’s strategic vision and Bold Forward initiatives to promote innovation into the year 2030.
  • Be a voice and educator to the broader Mayo architecture community representing the imaging domain, medical imaging standards, Mayo imaging reference architecture patterns, and the enterprise imaging strategy.
  • Become Mayo Clinic’s bridge to the external medical imaging community, particularly with respect to developing standards by being an active member in relevant imaging societies (i.e. SiiM) and standards bodies (IHE, DICOM, HL7).
Technical guidance:
  • Architect next-generation imaging technology platforms to provide best-in-class imaging services for patients, clinicians, researchers, educators and Mayo’s efforts to advance the science of healthcare delivery.
  • With a strong understanding of DICOM, DICOMweb, and FHIR medical imaging standards, and the imaging-related IHE technical frameworks and integration profiles, serve as a resource for imaging-related initiatives. Provide education and advice on these standards as needed.
  • Relay learnings, new approaches or requirements, and evolving workflows discovered when working with various imaging related initiatives to ensure that the enterprise imaging strategy and associated reference architectures are relevant and current.
  • Facilitate data flow between our clinical systems, research and from data analysis platforms to the clinical practice.
  • Provide a resource for, and advocate in, discussions between Mayo and imaging vendors. Evaluate soundness of potential technology acquisitions. Provide analysis of and recommendations regarding capabilities, approaches and utility within the scope of the vendor’s existing technologies. Identify integration issues and offer suggestions. Identify technology-based benefits.
  • Contact and develop relationships with technical leadership and development teams in Mayo’s imaging departments.
  • Provide insight on infrastructure and operations of services balancing the importance of security, deployment and management of services
Position description
Responsible for technical architecture and recommendations in one or more information technology domains.

Works to ensure that the technology objectives and solutions of the enterprise are aligned to the business mission, strategy, goals, and processes. Ability to establish, maintain, and communicate a technology vision within an Information Technology discipline. Builds a critical mass of support at all levels of the organization and across departments for a given technical direction through talks, articles, blogging, demonstrations, or interpersonal communication. Participates in major technical decisions, develops technical proposals that consider alternatives and business case, gains needed institution approvals, and works effectively across departmental organizations gaining consensus of stakeholders. Possess and maintains a strong working knowledge of multi-platform technical environments. Serves as a leader, consultant, mentor, or tutor in many specific technical architecture areas of expertise to staff throughout the Department of Information Technology (IT). Assigns tasks to staff taking into consideration workload balancing, skill sets, technical knowledge, and criticality of the tasks. Serves on appropriate committees, acts as a resource to institutional committees, on an ad hoc basis, provides consultation in their area of expertise, and facilitates institutional work groups.

Leads committees to establish technical standards, promote integration of data, and/or coordination of projects across work units. Provides key input to short and long-term department strategy and budget planning.

Must be customer focused and possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of personnel at various levels within and outside the institution.
Bachelor's degree and 8 years' experience including 5 years' of demonstrated technical experience and 3 years of demonstrated leadership experience.

Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. Citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee, or asylee).
Additional qualifications
Advanced expertise in one or more of the following: Business modeling, data design, information systems design, systems integration, and service design. Advanced oral and written communication, organization, problem solving, facilitation, and meeting management skills. Advanced expertise in multiple technologies. Advanced project and deliverable consistency through repeatable and reliable performance. Advanced initiative and self-motivation to complete tasks and assignments on time. Experience working in healthcare technology. Must be able to work independently and able to lead and mentor in a team environment. Masters degree in applicable field preferred.
License or certification
TOGAF 9 Professional Certification is preferred.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,588.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday Days
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
IT and Engineering
Career profile
Information Technology
Job posting number
Shelly Weir
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.