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Company: MedExpress
Location: Canonsburg, PA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

General Position Summary:

The Director of Infrastructure and Technology's role is responsible for the implementation and operation of the technology infrastructure deployed at MedExpress, including: data center, network/server management, service monitoring, telephony, user support/help desk, workstation/desktop management, storage and all system related software and accompanying management controls/processes. The Director of Infrastructure and Technology is responsible for all aspects of designing, engineering, implementing and maintaining a highly available, reliable, scalable technical infrastructure for the growing enterprise.

MedExpress Core Responsibilities:

  • Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.
  • Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.
  • An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.
  • Is able to keep up in the MedExpress environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.
  • Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.

MedExpress Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Provides clear direction to achieve goals, creating an environment that fosters team commitment and employee engagement.
  • Maintains the perseverance to drive and sustain the changes that occur at MedExpress, while being resilient and flexible, and inspiring and motivating the team.
  • Constantly communicates to the team, is open to opinions and feedback from team members and follows through on commitments.
  • Creates a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Implements and maintains governance, monitoring and required controls (ITIL processes) to insure highly available and reliable systems and operating environment.
  • Drives continuous improvement through work group facilitation and active leadership within and across the IT organization.
  • Implements, tests and validates that comprehensive business continuity planning, risk management and security controls are in place and validated on a recurring basis.
  • Mentor and coaches technology talent in support of succession planning and anticipation of future growth.
  • Participate as a member of the senior management team in governance processes of the organization's architecture, telecommunications, networks, server/computing, software design/development, media, information security and end-user computing environments.
  • Lead strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
  • Assess and communicate risks associated with technology-related investments and purchases.
  • Ensure continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of systems, programs, and equipment performance.
  • Ensure equipment and software operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations. Develop, track, and control the technical services annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations.
  • Partners with the Director of IT, Application Development and Support leadership to lead the infrastructure-related technology strategy and roadmap development and implementation for MedExpress.
  • Provides planning, project management and implementation leadership in driving required changes within the infrastructure space that will ultimately result in greater automation, reduced cost and service quality improvement for the enterprise.
  • This hands-on leadership role will be required to drive and lead the engineering and support team, make technical decisions and work closely with cross functional business and IT groups.
  • Develops and implements standards and controls (ITIL) that guide IT engineering, quality assurance and ultimate delivery.
  • Works closely with and manages strategic vendor partner relationships and holds vendors accountable to expected service levels.
  • Responsible for enterprise IT help desk and managing the IT buildouts in support of new center growth.
  • Provides clear direction to achieve goals, creating an environment that fosters team commitment and employee engagement.
  • Hires, recruits and retains superior IT talent that is required to enable and drive future growth.
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and oral communication skills and is capable of communicating to all levels and areas of the enterprise.
  • Creates a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities.
  • Proactively improves MedExpress processes, technologies and talent in the help desk and infrastructure / IT operations.

Working Relationships:

Will interact with all employees of the IT department on a regular basis as well as other cross-functional team-members at the Administrative Offices. Will also interact with members of the Senior and Executive Leadership teams.



Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of experience managing and/or directing technology engineering, operations and infrastructure.
  • Experience in strategic technology planning, execution, and policy development.
  • 20 years of technology and infrstructure experience, including telecommunications, networks, servers, desktops, data center operations, software development, media, information security and end-user computing environments.
  • Hands-on, technically sound infrastructure practioner that worked in engineering and/or operations and has direct knowledge of and deep technical experience in architecting and implementing infrastructure solutions and third-party products.
  • Solid understanding of enterprise and application architecture and what is required to design and implement highly available, scalable and maintainable systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems, including Microsoft, Cisco and Dell.
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in related technology field or equivalent experience required, Master's Degree Preferred.
  • Relevant certifications preferred: ITIL Foundations V3.

Working Conditions:

Non-Center Based. Requires: the ability to sit at a computer for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), travel to Centers (if so, the noise level is moderate and there is potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens), and ability to lift 50 lbs.



About the Organization

MedExpress opened the doors of its first location in Morgantown, West Virginia in 2001 to create a welcoming, considerate neighborhood medical center.

Since then, MedExpress has grown as part of our commitment to making sure patients in communities across the country have access to high-quality care when they need it. Today, we are uniquely positioned to address two of the largest challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system-access and affordability. By living our values of Genuine. Caring. Friendly in everything we do, we have the amazing power to improve peoples' lives.

As we work to solve the challenges in health care today, we need individuals who will be brave enough to tackle challenges and seize opportunities. The ability to provide high-quality care and exceed our patients' expectations belongs to each of us-whether you are a physician in our center or part of our IT team in our administrative offices. It is our responsibility to bring it to life for every MedExpress patient.

Together, we can revolutionize health care.

At MedExpress, we believe a satisfying work environment makes our teams more successful at delivering the care and compassion needed. We offer:
• Competitive salaries and benefits
• Flexibility and balance
• Development opportunities
• Appreciation and recognition
• Community engagement

Be a part of the team that is redefining the healthcare experience - one patient at a time.


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