Ascension Health Director - Enterprise Operations in St Louis, Missouri

Job ID: 260162

Director - Enterprise Operations

St Louis, Missouri


Additional Job Information

Title: Director - Enterprise Operations

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: MOSTL 4600 Headquarters

Department: Operations Admin

Additional Job Details: FT Days

About Us

Ascension Information Services is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations.

We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:

• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making

• Improve efficiency and care transitions

• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care

• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes

Job Description

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Strategic Planning and Automation, the Director of Enterprise Operations will be responsible for defining a range of private, hybrid and public cloud hosting services to enable enterprise customers to define and adopt an end-2-end software-defined infrastructure. In this role responsibilities include defining a strategy that enables highly available application products, by leveraging the capabilities of our multitude of compute environments. In supporting a wide-range of enterprise distributed and mainframe workloads, this Director, and member of a new Enterprise Solutions Team is expected to have both depth and breadth of platform compute expertise across a range infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service technologies, including enterprise scheduling of batch, file sharing and distributed services through a highly security model. The ideal candidate should have broad and deep technical experience and knowledge in systems architecture, infrastructure engineering and enterprise reliability.

The candidate should also be a strong communicator with the ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally, the technical capabilities and economic benefits of differing compute architectures and technologies to enterprise Sr. Directors, VPs and CIO. The candidate should be able to define architectural requirements and work with both product engineering and professional services teams to aid in synthesizing solutions for customers.


  • Identify, lead and drive the technical strategy for many existing enterprise products to leverage current technology to enable application workload usage of IaaS, Private and Hybrid cloud environments.

  • Education of AIS Associates and Senior leaders of the scope of the challenge & opportunity, and assessment of internal political/cultural/skills challenges.

  • Assist in leading the Advanced Strategic Direction and transformation of the strategic compute platforms, with the ability to design and support complete systems that incorporate the following disciplines: End-to-end systems architecture including: engineered rack-scale converged and hyper-converged systems design enabling various cloud service models, such as: IaaS, PaaS and DaaS.

  • Develop, lead and inspire the team. Be a magnet for talent and accelerate the hiring of strong contributors to the team. Solidify succession plans and enhance management capabilities to meet strategic and operating objectives of the company.

  • Be an exceptional leader and change agent. This position will collaborate across the organization and help bring disparate teams together into a more cohesive unit.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

Work Experience:

  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience and two years of leadership experience required.

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