IT Architect I – Cloud Job at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN

Job Description








Information Technology

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. Mayo Clinic’s Mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.

Position description

With limited direction, an IT Cloud Architect I is considered a technical leader. He/she is expected to assist in instructing, directing, and assisting other staff as it pertains to leveraging and implementing cloud services. Effectively works with other staff both within and outside the immediate work area as assigned to investigate and resolve problems. Has responsibility for technical architecture and recommendations related to overall systems operations. Is expected to serve as a top level technical contributor with advanced knowledge and experience in the area of Cloud administration, Systems administration, Database administration, Network administration, or other areas of specific expertise. Maintains a high level of technical expertise and studies vendor products and services to identify those which best meet the needs of the Mayo Clinic. Assists in providing integrated team leadership for support and maintenance of hardware, software, and services. Recommends procedures and policies that will improve the workflow both within the work unit and across various work units and sites. An IT Systems Architect I is expected to possess and maintain a strong working knowledge of several multi-platform technical environments. Is willing to assume a leadership role to direct and coordinate the work of other staff as assigned. Willingly participates on workgroups, subcommittees, committees or task forces, providing leadership in the technical design, selection, and application of the information systems resources to satisfy complex system requirements that meet the needs of Mayo Clinic. Consistently demonstrates commitment to meet deadlines and priorities and sets a good example for others to emulate. Works effectively across departmental organizations gaining consensus of stakeholders. It is expected that this position will serve on institutional committees and/or workgroups and provide consultative expertise in their area of expertise. Will likely be asked to provide consulting services or act as an information resource and/or mentor both internally and externally to the work unit.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of demonstrated technical experience and 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience or an Associate’s degree plus 7 years of demonstrated technical experience and 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience. A high school diploma and 9 years of demonstrated IT technical experience focused on proficiency in managing operating systems, including configuration, internals, and maintenance processes in a large, complex organization like Mayo Clinic plus 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience may be considered in lieu of the degree.

Additional qualifications

Experience working in healthcare technology. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant technical discipline.

Advanced level experience in managing both custom developed and vendor-supplied applications necessary.

Qualified candidates should have demonstrated proficiency in managing operating systems, including configuration, internals, and maintenance processes, and be able to share those proficiencies with others.

Experience with SAN, NAS, and virtualized storage environments and server consolidations and virtualization also helpful. Experience in system hardware design, ordering, configuration, testing and implementation of large/complex projects. Mastery level expertise in one or more computing technologies. Demonstrated understanding of the principles of Systems Analysis and Design. Advanced level experience with large scale Project Management. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational skills, problem solving skills, facilitation skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel within the organization and across multiple sites. Proficient verbal and written communication skills using English.

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 $3,770.00, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This position may be located at any Mayo Clinic site.

Telework/telecommute may be an option.

Weekend schedule

May be required to provide 24/7 on-call support.

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

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Shelly Weir

Equal opportunity employer

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


About Company

Company: Mayo Clinic

Company Location:  Rochester, MN

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