Clinical Enterprise Architect

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN4.2








Information Technology

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is looking for a Business-outcome focused enterprise architect to support the following goals through the application of Enterprise Architecture (EA) expertise and skills:

Translation of business goals into actionable architectures in both mode 1 and mode 2 situations
Enhancement and development of EA skills and talents within the organization
Development of shared technology services to optimize IT service delivery
Systemic reduction of technical, architectural, and security debt

The Enterprise Architect will be a member of Mayo Clinic's growing EA team, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer and EA practice lead.

Each Enterprise Architect should:
Understand technology trends, technology markets, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
Collaboratively define capability gaps, target architectures and high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state
Lead workshops, decision meetings, collaborative sessions, and executive briefings related to a wide range of Enterprise Architecture and IT enabling topics.
Provide consulting support to IT teams within projects to ensure the project is aligned with the overall enterprise architecture.
Position description

Responsible for technical architecture and recommendations in one or more information technology domains.

Works to ensure that the technology objectives and solutions of the enterprise are aligned to the business mission, strategy, goals, and processes. Ability to establish, maintain, and communicate a technology vision within an Information Technology discipline. Builds a critical mass of support at all levels of the organization and across departments for a given technical direction through talks, articles, blogging, demonstrations, or interpersonal communication. Participates in major technical decisions, develops technical proposals that consider alternatives and business case, gains needed institution approvals, and works effectively across departmental organizations gaining consensus of stakeholders. Possess and maintains a strong working knowledge of multi-platform technical environments. Serves as a leader, consultant, mentor, or tutor in many specific technical architecture areas of expertise to staff throughout the Department of Information Technology (IT). Assigns tasks to staff taking into consideration workload balancing, skill sets, technical knowledge, and criticality of the tasks. Serves on appropriate committees, acts as a resource to institutional committees, on an ad hoc basis, provides consultation in their area of expertise, and facilitates institutional work groups.

Leads committees to establish technical standards, promote integration of data, and/or coordination of projects across work units. Provides key input to short and long-term department strategy and budget planning.

Must be customer focused and possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of personnel at various levels within and outside the institution.


Bachelor's degree and 8 years' experience including 5 years' of demonstrated technical experience and 3 years of demonstrated leadership experience.

Additional qualifications

Advanced expertise in one or more of the following: Business modeling, data design, information systems design, systems integration, and service design. Advanced oral and written communication, organization, problem solving, facilitation, and meeting management skills. Advanced expertise in multiple technologies. Advanced project and deliverable consistency through repeatable and reliable performance. Advanced initiative and self-motivation to complete tasks and assignments on time. Experience working in healthcare technology. Must be able to work independently and able to lead and mentor in a team environment. Masters degree in applicable field preferred.

Proven experience working with company leadership and delivery teams in an influential role to establish a vision and deliver architectural results. Must be capable of leading and facilitating groups of business and/or technical team members to solve problems and deliver change into the organization.

Excellent "Soft Skills" and ability to communicate seamlessly between strategic and tactical, business and technology, and from conceptual to physical.
Experience thriving in a collaborative environment

Demonstrated set of skills that include but not limited to: strong leadership, vision, and effective communication; political awareness and skill to drive change; systems analysis and design, particularly analysis for weaknesses and systemic failures; comprehension of technical and architectural debt and its consequences; experience with an architectural framework

License or certification

TOGAF 9 Professional Certification is preferred.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,159.20, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


IT and Engineering

Career profile

Information Technology

Job posting number



David Binder

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).