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Senior IT Consultant

Location: Pleasanton, CA Additional Locations:

2101 Webster 2101 Webster St., 2101 Webster St., Oakland,California, 94612
Greenwood Plaza IT, 6560 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village,Colorado, 80111
Renton Administration - Rainier 2715 Naches Ave., 2715 Naches Ave. SW, Renton,Washington, 98057
Job Number: 844360 Date posted: 12/03/2019
Description:
This senior level individual contributor is primarily responsible for serving as the lead technical expert on project teams, contributing to technical direction for varying technical solutions, and ensuring IT systems are effectively utilized.

As a Sr IT Consultant, you will participate in the development, implementation, and advancement of Data Stewardship and Governance activities at KP, specifically the deployment of governance practices and support of stewards using the Collibra Data Governance Center tool. As a Stewardship team member you will work with data stewards, governance specialists, and Chief Data Office leadership so communication skills are highly valued. You will build out the processes, standards, and programs to support strong data management practices, including supporting the organizational adoption of Collibra, stewardship best practices, and the KP data governance framework. Strong understanding of data governance and stewardship models and best practices, experience with Collibra, flexibility, and a hands-on approach to advancing stewardship is needed. 


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Develops requirements, or leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements for complex or specialized process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by partnering with stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture).
  • Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across the enterprise.
  • Leads and oversees the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of complex solution proposals.
  • Provides insight, guidance, and recommendations throughout the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining and leveraging a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise.
  • Maps current state against future state processes.
  • Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.
  • Provides insight and influence to senior management and business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across the enterprise.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.
  • Influences solution design by providing insight and consultation at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.
  • Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.
  • Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed.
  • Drives continuous process improvement by leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise.
  • Recommends and advocates for regional and national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Four (4) years experience working for a health care organization
  • Four (4) years experience working for an IT organization
  • Three (3) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.
  • Four (4) years experience in workflow analysis, including the use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).
  • Four (4) years in a leadership role working with project or technical teams.
  • Three (3) years experience working on cross-functional project teams
  • Four (4) years experience in business case development and analysis
  • Two (2) years experience managing vendor relationships.
  • Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above)
  • Five (5) years consulting experience in hospital operations.
  • Five (5) years consulting experience in clinical administration.
  • Five (5) years consulting experience in health plan administration.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field
  • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or other comparable business analyst or IT consulting certification
  • Primary Location: California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building A 4460 Hacienda Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Specialty: IT Consulting Department: Chief Data Offce Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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