Information Technology
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Position description
Mayo Clinic is looking for an Enterprise Architect to join the Office of the Chief Technology Officer team. This individual will provide strategic & technical guidance as a key IT Leader to establish Mayo Clinic’s Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), working in collaboration with Mayo Clinic Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS) Leadership, Colleagues, Service Owners, and Business Units. This Enterprise Architect will fill the role of the Lead Cloud Architect within the CCoE and collaborate with customers and partners to lead Mayo Clinic’s cloud strategy to meet their business goals. The CCoE will enable the business to choose the best solutions, provide governance through policies and cloud management tools, and gather and disseminate cloud best practices.

This Enterprise Architect will be a change leader with a forward-thinking collaborative style of technical leadership. Additionally, this Enterprise Architect must be able to lead others in converting technology capabilities into business outcomes and must have strong solution, technical, and security architecture capabilities. Familiarity with basic IT finance principles, cost management principles and the realities of vendor management are a must. Knowledge of the organization’s security and regulatory compliance needs, as well as operational principles and processes will be key to success.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead CCoE’s strategic planning and own its performance
  • Sustain engagement with internal users and build the CCoE brand
  • Oversee delivery of all CCoE activities
  • Work with IT, business, and data management teams to understand data needs and develop solutions.

    Key experience:
  • Experience deploying and operating services on a public cloud framework, especially Azure and GCP
  • Familiar with service designing and pricing in the context of cloud-based solutions
  • Experience with working on cross-function initiatives requiring collaboration among business and technology stakeholders
  • Involved in deploying change leadership/management initiatives to realign how business works
  • Experience with solution, technical and security architecture, PaaS, Cloud-native, microservices, service mesh, cloud connectivity and networking, Agile development, and DevSecOps methodologies
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.
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 $4,580.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
8 hour shift, Monday through Friday

This position is 100% telework within the United States.
Weekend schedule
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.