Assistant Director, IT Delivery
Requisition #: 267963
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care, Hanover, MD 21076
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 4, 2020
Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC) is the managed care and health services business of Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the premier health delivery, academic, and research institutions in the United States. JHHC is a $2.5B business serving over 400,000 lives with lines of business in Medicaid, Medicare, commercial, military health, health solutions, and venture investments. JHHC has become a leader in provider-sponsored health plans and is poised for future growth.
Many organizations talk about transforming the future of healthcare, Johns Hopkins HealthCare is actually doing it. We develop innovative, analytics-driven health programs in collaboration with provider partners to drive improved quality and better health outcomes for the members and communities we serve. If you are interested in improving how healthcare is delivered, join the JHHC team.
The Assistant Director serves as both the managerial and technical lead for strategic system implementations. This includes assisting in the ideation, planning and implementation of corporate strategic systems, its alignment with the strategic goals and objectives of JHHC and JHM where applicable. That assistance includes management of the associated analysis and project team. Must be comfortable with employing project management methodologies to govern projects and define resource requirements to accomplish defined goals and objectives. Establishes and monitors project and task schedules and ensures adherence to work deadlines. Provides leadership, motivation, and direction to staff. Builds teamwork and fosters staff cohesion. Reports project status, resource utilization and expenditures to governing bodies. Assists with the development of cost and resource estimates for strategic projects. Conducts risks assessments for new and existing applications and services. Must stay current with industry trends, innovations and threats. Works with senior management to ensure that system development lifecycle and project management lifecycle adhere to the corporate enterprise standards. Supports department portfolio and program management. The position is responsible for developing strategic direction to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of JHHC data and will formulate policies while monitoring security compliance and working collaboratively to implement strategic direction. Selects, trains, and evaluates staff. Works on multiple, complex projects simultaneously. Provides business analysis and requirements definitions to senior management. Sees projects through all phases, as necessary, including development and implementation. Assures quality and service through all phases of work.
Requires a minimum of 5 years-experience managing senior level software development resources with regards to the design, development, and implementation of multiple software projects simultaneously, strong analytical and computational skills. Must be able to effectively communicate between the program/project managers responsible for the deliver of projects, and the technical engineers and software developers responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the solutions. Must have strong communication skills to effectively provide leadership, coordination, and management of the SDLC process and functions across teams. Must demonstrate excellent customer service, negotiation skills, and strong knowledge around software design/development/testing and solution engineering. Requires thorough knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Must understand the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBoK) standards, especially as it relates to the software development and software testing knowledge areas. Must be knowledgeable with both waterfall and agile project management methodologies. Required knowledge of Application/Software Development best practices, and the ability to develop software development methodologies and enterprise standards.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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