Cloud Architect

Nonprofit Information Technology Other Healthcare

About You:

You love IT Enterprise Architecture and it’s a huge part of your life. The best days at work involve solving complex information puzzles and designing for years into the future. You enjoy designing systems with societal benefits and finishing a long day knowing you gave your best for work that truly matters.

You have experience in designing large enterprise class, cloud native systems that rely upon a complex fabric of micro-services to deliver complex solutions.

You embody an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive in a start-up environment, and you aren't afraid to ask questions when you don't know something. Other people like you because you're smart, endlessly curious and you get stuff done.

About NYeC:

New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare by collaboratively leading, connecting, and integrating health information exchange across the State.

Founded in 2006 by healthcare leaders, NYeC works to help New York State achieve the Triple Aim of improving the patient experience of care, delivering better health outcomes, and reducing costs. On behalf of the State, NYeC leads the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), a network connecting healthcare providers statewide, develops policies and standards that support the utilization of health technologies, and assists healthcare providers in adopting and effectively using electronic health records.

NYeC is propelling healthcare forward by facilitating the use of new and innovative technologies that will improve patient care. Healthcare is currently undergoing an unprecedented transformation through a digital health revolution – do you want to be at the epicenter of it?

Employees must be fully vaccinated in accordance with NYeC’s policy before beginning employment with NYeC and present proof prior to their start date, unless they have requested and been granted an exemption or accommodation (based on disability/medical condition or a sincerely-held religious belief).

About the Role:

NYeC is seeking a Cloud Architect with an in-depth understanding of healthcare data exchange standards such as HL7 and FHIR, and the ability to use that understanding to design world class enterprise healthcare systems. An appreciation for clinical information technology - its capabilities, limitations, and impact on clinical practice would be preferred but not mandatory.

This position reports to the Chief Information Officer. This role will be based out of either the Albany or Manhattan, NY office. This role has a hybrid work schedule with 1 day per week required to be operated out of the Albany or Manhattan, NY office location and the remainder days of the week eligible to work remotely. This hybrid work schedule is subject to change.

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Primary Responsibilities:

· Responsible for the creation of IT technical architecture, from envisioning through implementation, in a way that improves the overall healthcare data fabric for New York State.

· Defines technical solution requirements for the implementation of cross platform, integrated services in a complex statewide environment.

· Leads enterprise workgroups composed of a variety of NY healthcare leaders working in collaboration to improve healthcare outcomes. Responsible for setting the technical direction for enterprise initiatives involving multiple organizations.

· Design and develop solutions for healthcare use cases and user stories.

· Develops technical diagrams, systems maps, and documentation.

· With clinical advisory input, develops a tailoring strategy for workflows, screens, information model, protocols, decision support rules, and analytics that are usable by clinicians and that impact performance on quality measures and financial metrics.

· Designs decision support rules supporting patient care, clinical efficiency and quality measure improvement.

· Reviews trends, experiences and approaches, develops technical and application implementation strategies

· Responsible for development and maintenance of a rolling 36 months IT strategy document.

· Ability to take lead on once failing projects, and then step back and allow the project team to proceed to success.

Experience and Skills:

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; Master’s preferred.

· 5 - 8 years of experience in a software engineering environment, preferably within Healthcare IT;

· 1-2 years managing others preferred. While the role requires a strong individual contribution, experience managing others adds a valuable perspective to the work.

· Capable of interacting with multiple vendors from envisioning through project close out and transition to operations.

· Ability to handle the team technically and design the solution for healthcare use cases.

· Should have the IHE knowledge and understanding of the IHE profiles.

· Proficiency in the use of clinical terminology such as LOINC, ICD9, SNOMED/CT, HCPCS, DRG.

· Experience and knowledge of healthcare interoperability preferred. Such as HL7, CDA, ICD 9/10 code system; IHE Profiles (XCPD, XCA Q, XCA R, PIXV3); RHIOs Interoperability and integration implementation; InterSystems Ensemble Implementation.

We consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, which may cause compensation to vary depending on your skills, experience, qualifications, and home office location (Manhattan, NY vs. Albany, NY). The annual base salary range for this role is $130,000 to $155,000. The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, NYeC will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with NYeC. All compensation questions and comments should be directed to the HR Department representative during your application, interview, and hiring process.

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NYeC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with everything listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

For more information about NYeC and to apply for this position, visit our website at We accept online applications only. NYeC is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.

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