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Chief Enterprise Software Architect

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:08:42 PM
  • 2930522
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Milwaukee


About Us:

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

A pioneer in radiology IT solutions, GE Healthcare offers a complete line of PACS/RIS/CVIS solutions for imaging centers of all sizes. Based on our years of experience with radiology IT and input from medical imaging experts across the U.S., our solutions will help improve your workflow, support collaboration, and assist in enhancing your staff's productivity. GE Healthcare

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Role Summary:

We are looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial technology executive to join GE Healthcare Imaging as our new Chief Software Architect. In this new role, you will be the thought leader responsible for developing the data framework enterprise architecture across the $9b GE Healthcare Imaging organization. You will report to the CTO, Imaging and work on highly complex enterprise-wide projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains.

Essential Responsibilities:

As our Chief Software Architect, you will influence across the organization to drive long-term and cohesive cloud platform technologies which provide specific business value and competitive advantage. As a Chief Architect and strategic technology leader at GE, success will require working across functional, geographic and business boundaries in order to foster synergistic communication and collaboration, and create a more seamless end-user experience.

As our new Chief Software Architect, you will:

  • Be accountable for aligning the business's strategic vision with its software technology.
  • Lead the business-wide technical and business discussions relative to future enterprise design platform direction.
  • Be responsible for the development of software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses and modalities.
  • Lead the development and execution of a communication and education plan for enterprise architecture (“EA”).
  • Approach the role from an analytics and machine learning perspective and not be afraid to disrupt the status quo and take risks.
  • Define and build engineering development platform processes which enhance engineering consistency and efficiency of engineering development practices.
  • Be a culture change agent who has lived with the most modern practices and seeks them out.
  • Define principles that guide technology decisions and the relationships between enterprise business context (industry and market trends) and specified technology.
  • Identify driving CTQs including gaps or alignments that drive requirement activities.
  • Promote the EA process, outcomes and results to the organization and senior business leadership.
  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governing principles to guide EA decision making.
  • Lead the development of modern software development tools and techniques and open source environment.
  • Partner with GE Healthcare internal and external stakeholders/resources to ensure cyber security readiness.
  • Develop and drive a technical community across the organization that fosters innovation, agile design and test methodology, flexible teaming, knowledge sharing and talent transformation.
  • Provide leadership, inspiration and guidance to a growing team; foster a culture of transparency, collaboration and innovation.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or related field.
  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with 6 years of experience leading multi-discipline technical teams with international reach across multiple service types, ideally in a healthcare imaging and/or software environment.
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience delivering data and analytics solutions which address internal/external customer challenges, including architecting as-a-service models.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the development and deployment of modern machine learning, as well as experience driving and executing cloud and digital technology strategies.
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

    Eligibility Requirements

  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 30% of the time.

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Leads the business-wide technical and business discussions relative to future enterprise direction, aligning architecture strategy with enterprise goals.
  • Experience working in solutions design and architecture delivering industrial or comparable solutions is helpful.
  • Reviews and/or analyzes and develops architectural requirements, as needed for business-wide projects.
  • Leads and facilitates the creation of governing principles to guide EA decision making.
  • Proactively identifies reuse goals, opportunities and related explorations.

    Business Acumen:

  • Cultivates a culture that proactively uses market data to drive growth. Continually monitors industry dynamics and market trends, and anticipates how those trends will impact GE's and our customers' profitability.

    Leadership:

  • Works with Senior Business leadership to approve allocation of budget to meet architectural initiatives critical to business/mission success.
  • Ensures enterprise-wide on-time delivery and architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Leads the development and execution of a communication and education plan for the enterprise architecture.
  • Ability to set / change direction at the enterprise level by building and using direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, uses chains of indirect influence.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Defines strategy with senior business leaders and subject matter authorities and determines courses of action that will impact the enterprise.
  • Makes timely decisions that set enterprise-wide direction. Promotes a tolerance for high long-term risk that equates with significant returns on the investment.
  • Thinks expansively by combining ideas in unique ways or making connections between disparate ideas.
  • Understands the business strategy and interconnects the overall business, software, internal and external strategies.

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    Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Milwaukee

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

     GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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