Assistant Director- Information Services

UHS Corporate - King of Prussia, PA (30+ days ago)


One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Assistant Director-Information Services-IBM Systems.

A successful candidate in this role will have significant technical experience with IBMi systems including VIOS storage, IBM Power Partitions, BRMS, CL/CLLE, PTF management and system performance monitoring and tuning experience.

The Assistant Director manages day to day operations of the IBM Systems Team. With input from the responsible Director, oversees the execution of team goals and objectives. Analyzes information to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the IBM Systems Team’s ability to support and maintain UHS IBM systems. Oversees the development, configuration, maintenance and general administration of IBM iSeries systems. Establishes and documents system standards and procedures for management review. Proposes and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Creates solutions for automation and helps develop policies for operations and security management review according to best practices. Also oversees the technical configuration and management of IBM iSeries disaster recovery systems. Performs senior level engineering tasks and design when necessary.

Key Responsibilities include:
Provides day-to-day technical oversight of IBMi and AIX Infrastructure.
Provides input and recommendations to Director and Staff VP of BHIS and leadership of team on technological solutions and systems to improve business performance and effectiveness of company IBM systems.
Ensures availability and performance requirements are being met for company IBM systems and provides architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to technical and application teams.
Hires, manages, coaches, completes performance evaluations and develops Information Technologies staff as required to maintain the departmental performance and availability commitment to business users.
Aligns IT with business strategy by leveraging technology to support the company in improving efficiency and effectiveness.
Develops, implements and maintains DR/BC plan for company IBM systems.

Position Requirements:
Expert knowledge of IBM iSeries systems administration, performance tools and security guidelines.
Practical experience with AIX and Windows systems as well as basic networking knowledge.
Ability to manage a highly technical team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
Strong leadership capabilities coupled with a track record in high-performance team development.
Strategic thinker in scalable model for supporting long-term business growth.
Project management.
Strong Communications skills at all levels.
Clear understanding of business and hospital issues and needs.
Understanding of internal controls and change management processes.
Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects and tasks.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships and promoting teamwork.

Travel Requirements: Minimal – 0-10% domestic US travel at times (depending on projects).

This opportunity provides the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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