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  VP Business Systems
 
  Company Type: Healthcare
  Location: South Florida
  Compensation: Excellent Compensation - Full Benefits
  Languages: Fluent English
  Job Code: mk/1562
  Date Posted: Pending
  Description:
 
    Responsible for leading the development, implementation, maintenance and support of the organization's core business systems and applications. This role directs and manages system/application architecture, systems analysis, new applications development, quality assurance, documentation, production system support, 3rd party application/services integration, and user training/support.
  • Build and maintain a high performance application development and delivery organization with a user-focused vision
  • Accountable for all development projects including responsibility for business needs analysis, application architecture, systems implementation, maintenance and support
  • Drive the process for reviewing and prioritizing application development project requests, including responsibility for estimating costs, resources, timelines and delivery schedules
  • Communicate application project planning goals, priority of requirements, development/delivery status, criteria for project success and other key messages
  • Provide leadership for planning, recruiting, hiring, and developing direct reports, and teams of project managers, leaders, staff and consultants
  • Champion the speed of technical delivery while maintaining quality and completeness
  • Provide architecture design insight to development teams particularly in the area of product implementation and integration that creates an optimal user experience
  • Accountable for establishing structure and performance monitoring systems for user support teams to ensure maximum effectiveness and exceptional service for internal and external customers
  • Create and implement tools and systems for monitoring and managing the applications and overall customer facing systems
  • Create the standards and controls for application implementations, configurations, and access
  • Enforce architectural standards and the methodology for developing, installing, monitoring, and maintaining custom and third party software applications across the enterprise
  • Create best practice quality approach for testing, maintaining and correcting application errors to ensure continuous improvement and successful future product releases
  • Direct process for accurate documentation of all systems and software products
  • Direct the implementation and execution of new and upgraded information systems and software releases via well-defined plans including procedures, deadlines and accountability.
  • Research and evaluate new and evolving technologies relative to development initiatives and enterprise architecture requirements
  • Provide recommendations regarding vendor solutions and software products, including impact analysis, costs, deployment timelines; negotiate pricing per corporate purchasing standards
  • Prepare departmental budgets and allocation of funds based upon reviews of department estimates/recommendations, familiarity with operating procedures and cost/revenue projections
  • Collaborate with Application User Groups to obtain customer feedback, gather user requirements and industry trends, announce upcoming development offerings, and maintain positive customer relations; actively participate and inject creativity to obtain maximum user participation
  • Create a working environment that supports the organization's mission and values as well as financial success and competitive position in the market
  • Provide business direction at a senior executive level to a fast- paced, dynamic and collaborative team; serve as strategic liaison for key organizational initiatives between business units and their customers, both internal and external
  • Assesses current models of business operations and develops appropriate new models as needed.
  • Creates a model that supports the organization's mission and values based on an internal and external needs assessment.
  • Monitors the internal/external environment and identifies opportunities to fulfill the corporate strategy.
  • Serves as strategic liaison for key organizational initiatives between business units and their customers, both internal and external.
  Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, computer science or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent preferred
  • Ten to fifteen years of prior progressive information technology management experience, leading teams in the development, delivery and support of large-scale applications preferably within the health care industry;
  • Prior experience developing and deploying a comprehensive "vision" for a business systems development initiative within a rapidly growing and geographically dispersed enterprise
  • Experience with software development lifecycle methodologies and frameworks such as TSP/PSP, Agile, Scrum, Test Driven Development, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of n-tier software system architectures including Web servers and technologies, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and relational database principles
  • Experience leading the development and deployment of enterprise software systems in Microsoft computing platforms utilizing Microsoft developer tools and technologies (Visual Studio .NET, SQL Server, IIS, etc.)
  • Understanding of object-oriented design and design patterns utilizing use cases, Unified Modeling Language (UML), and an awareness of emerging technologies and standards
  • System integration experience including API design and development, middleware implementation (BizTalk, WebSphere, etc.), Web Service interfaces and common protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, etc.)
  • People-centered leadership skills, analytical savvy, strong communication skills, (verbal and written) with a win-win approach to resolving challenges and negotiating resolutions with department heads, managers, coworkers and vendors
  • Prioritization, organization and multi-tasking abilities required to perform as a competent and confident leader on assignments
  • Prior experience with Medicare billing and reimbursement systems would be a strong advantage in this role
  • Prior experience developing and deploying applications to mobile workers would be a strong advantage in this role
  • Working knowledge of computers, Internet access, and the ability to navigate within an automated system as well as a variety of software packages such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and Peoplesoft general ledger.


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