Job Description - Principal IT Consultant-Architecture
Principal IT Consultant-Architecture Job Number: 869211 Posting
Date : Jul 15, 2020, 8:46:11 PM
This senior level individual contributor is primarily
responsible for serving as the lead technical expert across project
teams, setting technical direction across technical solutions, and
overseeing all IT systems. Essential Responsibilities: Drives the
execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and
operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and
policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and
priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business
requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting
standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact
performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans
accordingly; solving highly complex issues; and influencing the
completion of project tasks by others.
Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by
soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building
collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating
information and providing advice to drive projects forward;
adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing
feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership;
influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open
dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the
strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to
and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
Leads a team of IT consultants in the development of
requirements, for process or system solutions which may span
multiple business domains by leveraging partnerships with
stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions
Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture).
Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies
to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements
(for example, SMART) across the enterprise.
Leads and oversees the development and documentation of
comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI,
and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of highly unique or complex
Leads the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes
to a desired future state by translating how current processes
impact business operations across the enterprise.
Leads teams of IT Consultants in the mapping of current state
against future state processes.
Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream
Provides insight and influence to executive management and
business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current
systems and business processes across the enterprise.
Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities
for process enhancements or efficiencies.
Leads solution design by translating requirements into workable
business solutions and leading in design sessions with IT
Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services
needed to address key business issues related to process or
Leads the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.
Drives continuous process improvement by leading the
development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools,
templates, and processes across the enterprise.
Recommends and advocates for regional and national process
improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the
strategic and tactical goals of the business.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science,
CIS or related field and Minimum ten (10) years experience in IT
consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional
equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree
Preferred Qualifications: Five (5) years experience working for
a health care organization
Five (5) years experience working for an IT organization
Four (4) years experience working on projects or programs
requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or
Five (5) years experience in workflow analysis, including the
use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).
Five (5) years in a leadership role working with project or
Five (5) years experience working on cross-functional project
Six (6) years experience in business case development and
Four (4) years experience managing vendor relationships.
Four (4) years of work experience in a role requiring
interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level
Master's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science,
CIS or related field
Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or other
comparable business analyst or IT consulting certification
Primary Location : California-Pasadena-West Annex - Parsons 74
N. Pasadena Ave. Scheduled Hours (1-40) : 40 Shift : Day Working
Days : Mon-Fri Working Hours Start : 8:00 AM Working Hours End :
4:00 PM Job Schedule : Full-time Job Type : Standard Employee
Status : Regular Employee Group (Union Affiliation) : Salaried,
Non-Union, Exempt Job Level : Individual Contributor Job Category :
IT Consulting Public Department Name : Individual & Family Sales
Development Travel : Yes, 5 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status. External hires must pass a background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or
conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner
consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los
Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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