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Sr IT Consultant Georgia Atlanta

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Atlanta GA Georgia

1 month ago


IT Operations is seeking a high performing Application Support Lead to work closely with our support vendor, CSIT Portfolio Partners and service providers (Internal and External) to oversee daily operational and service delivery for CSIT National Functions portfolio organization. This role will provide Kaiser Permanente delivery oversight, delivery metric review, operation... oversight, portfolio management, OSC-TR, business continuity plan support including high and critical incident bridge management and problem management. As the ARS Production Support Lead for CSIT National Functions, you will be part of a team supporting multiple applications including those with large volume daily transactions (100k), large volume monthly batch jobs (650k), and 900+ changes annually. Strong understanding of Big Data, Data Warehousing, managed file transfer tools and end-to-end integrated Electronic Data Interchange will be a value asset. Also, technical development experience in using Git hub, Jenkins, Python, Java or any other language is a plus along with an understanding and experience working on vendor management SOW contract negotiation and review is a plus. This senior level individual contributor is primarily responsible for serving as the lead technical expert on project teams, contributing to technical direction for varying technical solutions, and ensuring IT systems are effectively utilized.

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for providing support for customers (users), and assigned applications and/or information systems, including software implementation, cross-functional integration, complex configuration, and testing. Additional responsibilities also include leading solution design support efforts and research initiatives for translating requirements into workable technical solutions, and supporting the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.

Essential Responsibilities:

Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

Develops requirements, or leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements for complex or specialized process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by partnering 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 complex solution proposals.

Provides insight, guidance, and recommendations throughout the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining and leveraging a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise.

Maps current state against future state processes.

Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.

Provides insight and influence to senior 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.

Influences solution design by providing insight and consultation at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.

Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.

Participates in evaluating 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum two (2) years experience in software or system testing across multiple IT environments.

Minimum one (1) year software or application development experience.

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Four (4) years experience working for a health care organization

Four (4) years experience working for an IT organization

Three (3) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.

Four (4) years experience in workflow analysis, including the use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).

Four (4) years in a leadership role working with project or technical teams.

Three (3) years experience working on cross-functional project teams

Two (2) years experience managing vendor relationships.

Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above
Atlanta GA USA

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