Information Technology
Why Mayo Clinic
Seeking candidates with strong attention to detail. Demonstrable experience in business analysis as well as architecture design and planning preferred. Infrastructure strategy and design experience preferred. Cloud strategy and design experience preferred. Knowledge/Experience with TOGAF 9 (Certification Preferred). Knowledge/Experience with CISSP (Certification Preferred). Knowledge and understanding of “Solution Architecture”. Ability to translate reference architectures into operationally viable designs. Demonstrable experience transitioning from Design to build, to operations. Expertise in one or more of the following: Business modeling, data design, information systems design, systems integration, and service design. Knowledge/experience with ITSM’s Service Strategy and Service Design.
Position description
With limited direction, an IT Systems Architect I is considered a technical leader. He/she is expected to assist in instructing, directing, and assisting other staff. Effectively works with other staff both within and outside the immediate work area as assigned to investigate and resolve problems. Has responsibility for technical architecture and recommendations related to overall systems operations. Is expected to serve as a top level technical contributor with advanced knowledge and experience in the area of Systems administration, Database administration, Network administration, or other areas of specific expertise. Maintains a high level of technical expertise and studies vendor products and services to identify those which best meet the needs of the Mayo Clinic. Assists in providing integrated team leadership for support and maintenance of hardware, software, and services. Recommends procedures and policies that will improve the workflow both within the work unit and across various work units and sites. An IT Systems Architect I is expected to possess and maintain a strong working knowledge of several multi-platform technical environments. Is willing to assume a leadership role to direct and coordinate the work of other staff as assigned. Willingly participates on workgroups, subcommittees, committees or task forces, providing leadership in the technical design, selection, and application of the information systems resources to satisfy complex system requirements that meet the needs of Mayo Clinic. Consistently demonstrates commitment to meet deadlines and priorities and sets a good example for others to emulate. Works effectively across departmental organizations gaining consensus of stakeholders. It is expected that this position will serve on institutional committees and/or workgroups and provide consultative expertise in their area of expertise. Will likely be asked to provide consulting services or act as an information resource and/or mentor both internally and externally to the work unit.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of demonstrated technical experience and 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience or an Associate’s degree plus 7 years of demonstrated technical experience and 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience. A high school diploma and 9 years of demonstrated IT technical experience focused on proficiency in managing operating systems, including configuration, internals, and maintenance processes in a large, complex organization like Mayo Clinic plus 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience may be considered in lieu of the degree.

This vacancy is not eligible for sponsorship/ we will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.
Additional qualifications
Experience working in healthcare technology. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant technical discipline.

Understands and can articulate the technical merits and value of Cloud computing.

Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs.

Advanced level experience designing and implementing hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions including:
  • Evaluation and selection of vendor solutions.
  • Conducting proof of concepts and pilots.
  • Designing and implementing cloud governance models.
  • Understanding and ability to educate others about public and private cloud concepts.

Demonstrated experience designing and implementing cloud container environments.

Advanced level experience in managing both custom developed and vendor-supplied applications necessary.

Qualified candidates should have demonstrated proficiency in managing operating systems, including configuration, internals, and maintenance processes, and be able to share those proficiencies with others.

Experience with SAN, NAS, and virtualized storage environments and server consolidations and virtualization also helpful. Experience in system hardware design, ordering, configuration, testing and implementation of large/complex projects. Mastery level expertise in one or more computing technologies. Demonstrated understanding of the principles of Systems Analysis and Design. Advanced level experience with large scale Project Management. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational skills, problem solving skills, facilitation skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel within the organization and across multiple sites. Proficient verbal and written communication skills using English.
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 $3,770.00 based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. May be required to provide 24/7 on-call support.
Weekend schedule
May be required to provide 24/7 on-call support.
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
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).