IT Systems Architect I – Remote

Job Detail

  • Job ID 370000

Job Description

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


The Plan, Design and Architecture Unit within EIS Service Management is seeking an IT Systems Architect to focus on Networking Infrastructure with an emphasis on Data Center and Cloud network connectivity. They will have responsibility for planning and designing high-performant and operationally viable network solutions across all of Mayo Clinic’s campuses and clinics.

With limited direction, an IT Systems Architect I is considered a technical leader. He/she is expected to assist in instructing, directing, and assisting other staff. 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 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.

The ideal candidate will have strong understanding and demonstrated expertise with:

  • Data Center network and storage design and architecture experience in a large scale enterprise.
  • Design and implementation of cloud native and hybrid architectures in Azure & Google Cloud (experience with Interconnects, HAVPN, Cloud Routing, VPCSC, Private Service Connect, Private Service Access, VPCs/VNets, and Load Balancing usage and limitations in each cloud platform).
  • Software defined networking (including automation and orchestration capabilities).

Additionally, strong communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work well in a team environment are important for success in this role.

Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. Citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee, or asylee). Also, Mayo Clinic does not participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.


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.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

$108,300 – $157,040/ year

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

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

This position is 100% remote within the United States.

Weekend Schedule

Limited, but occasional time on weekends.

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.


Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Shelly Weir


  • Rochester, MN
  • Full Time
  • Information Technology


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