System Architect Technology . REMOTE

PeaceHealth Remote
remote technical expert design enterprise caregivers cloud develops remote strategy deployment written architecture
January 16, 2023
Orchards, WA


Remote, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $52.23 - $78.35; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

This position will be performed fully remote. Must reside in Washington, Oregon, Texas or Alaska prior to start date.

Serves as a recognized expert in the practical application of current and emerging compute and storage technologies. Researches and leads efforts to develop guidance and secure designs for the wise administration of core infrastructure such as servers, storage, virtualization and cloud. Partners closely with organizational leaders and oversight bodies to refine the rolling technology strategy and road map that provides PeaceHealth the best mix of functionality and value at an appropriate level of risk.


  • Performs deep technical research and design of compute and storage solutions that enable PeaceHealth to optimally execute its strategies and accomplish its mission. Develops enterprise-level solutions that integrate across applications, systems and platforms.

  • Continuously seeks to minimize and remove complexity and waste in PeaceHealths compute and storage technologies and deployment processes. Creates and improves the effective written record of these decisions and designs.

  • Develops policies and standards that capture desired design goals. Develops methods to review compute and storage technology deployment plans to ensure that policies and standards are appropriately implemented.

  • Partners with other architects and technical staff to define enterprise architecture and technical strategy.

  • Serves as a recognized expert in the practical application of current and emerging compute and storage technologies and as such looks for opportunities to mentor, train and encourage technological skills and abilities of others.

  • Cultivates and maintains effective relationships with both PeaceHealth caregivers and vendors, while constantly guarding the reputation and integrity of PeaceHealth.

  • Serves as subject matter expert to TSP department, project teams, and vendors to apply and execute appropriate use of technology solutions and lead efforts to examine technology vision, opportunities and challenges.

  • Provides technical guidance during contract negotiation to ensure that PeaceHealths on-going interests are protected.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field or equivalent work experience is required.

  • Requires minimum of 10 years experience in information technology including a broad spectrum of disciplines, such as application design/development, server & storage, security, networks, client and mobile devices, enterprise directories, internet and cloud technologies and Microsoft cloud offerings.

  • Significant experience working as enterprise level recognized systems expert.

  • Significant experience delivering architecture, design, and implementation of major IT solutions, using appropriate technical work processes, methodologies and disciplines.

  • Experience in healthcare industry highly preferred.

  • Experience developing architectural guidelines, standards, policies and procedures.

  • Familiarity with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) principles and practices is preferred.


  • Deep technical understanding with experience designing and implementing multi-technology applications. Knowledge of PeaceHealth-specific technologies preferred.

  • Ability to effectively present ideas and information in formal and informal settings.

  • Ability to lead large scale system delivery projects.

  • Ability to collect and analyze data to guide decision making.

  • Ability to solve complex business problems with IT solutions.

  • Ability to develop strong, effective relationships with people.

  • Creativity and innovation by defining new, original ideas and successfully communicating them broadly.

  • Ability to engage and enroll others in an initiative.

  • Strategic thinking and decision-making abilities.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with all levels of the organization including those outside of the technology teams.

  • Ability to prioritize, managing multiple competing work efforts.


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.

  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.

  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility ( .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.


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