VP, Systems Architecture

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health

Title: Vice President, Systems Architecture 

Location: Treehouse (Chicago) 

Company Description

Oak Street Health believes everyone deserves great healthcare – the kind you’d want for your own family. We specialize in providing exceptional care for older adults on Medicare, often in underserved communities where there is little or no quality healthcare.

Oak Street Health is on a mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be with an innovative care model that centers on wellness-based, positive health outcomes for patients, not the volume of services provided. Our unwavering commitment to keeping patients healthy is highlighted by dedicated care teams that take time to get to know each individual, providing the personalized care they need to stay healthy and live life more fully. 

We’re an organization on the move! Our rapidly growing national network of primary care centers is staffed by a diverse team of outstanding care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more. For more information, visit http://www.oakstreethealth.com.

Role Description:

The Vice President of Systems Architecture reports to the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Systems and is responsible for creating and executing a holistic enterprise systems architecture and roadmap  that is able to meet business needs and scale up as the business continues to grow.  This role will be responsible for building and leading a team of solution architects responsible for the design of architectural solutions and adherence to standards across multiple application areas. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with product management teams, develop an architecture roadmap focussed on patient experience, business growth, clinical operations, data integration and multi-channel deployment

  • Develop, lead, and implement a strategic architectural vision for enterprise systems with a focus on delivering value to our patients, ease of use for our users and scale up as we grow the business

  • Work with the portfolio management team to design a technology intake process that includes high level solution design and effort estimation enabling prioritization decisions

  • Lead a team of solution architects to provide initial solution design, architecture and assess feasibility for new business, technology and product requests

  • Provide diligence and integration assessments for new business portfolio acquisitions

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders and leaders within the organization to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed

  • Demonstrate broad architecture and solutions design leadership to impact significant technical direction, exert influence outside of the immediate team, and drive change

  • Own and drive the enterprise systems solutions architecture and new development intake process

  • Monitor the evolving market landscape and make strategic recommendations to drive innovation and business impact

  • Manage, mentor, and provide architectural guidance to multiple development and product teams

  • Other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to drive process improvement in an high-impact way, and contribute to the continued growth of a value based care organization that is changing the way healthcare is delivered.

We are looking for:

  • A hands on technology leader with deep expertise in enterprise systems architecture, solution design, integration design, new product assessments and new technology assessments

  • Deep domain expertise and experience in developing and operating enterprise solutions

  • Strong understanding of current  technology frameworks, architecture, design principles/best practices, solution design and operations

  • Strong understanding and experience in DevOps techniques 

  • Ability to work effectively as an organizer and influencer across multiple technology and business functional units

  • Demonstrated success with managing multiple product life cycles or projects

  • Experience pioneering development plans and aligning business strategy with technological solutions

  • Experience in driving and achieving operational excellence and delivering results, and measuring efforts against goals

  • Excellent leadership skills, mentoring skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Undergraduate degree required

  • Some travel required (10%)

  • US work authorization

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky”

What does being “Oaky” look like?

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and delivering results

  • Relentlessly determined

Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

  • Collaborative and energetic culture

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to oakstreethealth.com/careers.