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VP, Applications
Ref No.: 17-00012
Location: Rochester, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/06/2017
The CIO of one of Entre Computer Services most reputable clients in Rochester, NY has reached out to us for help to find a Vice President of Applications. This is a full time, direct hire position. Qualified candidates may apply to this posting or call 760-1000 and ask for recruiting.

Responsible for the architecture, development, maintenance and support for the entire portfolio of applications supporting critical operational and business functions ranging from an array of clinical systems, this position will report directly to the Senior Vice President & Associate Chief Information Officer.

  • Strategic/Systems Thinking: Understands the connections and relationships across functions and entities for both internal and external constituencies; thinks appropriately into the future.
  • Planning and Execution: Equally skilled in strategy and execution abilities.
  • Technology Knowledge: Demonstrated broad knowledge of current technology capabilities and trends across applications, utilities, and infrastructure.
  • Change Leadership: Initiates and/or sponsors change efforts; aligns resources; overcomes resistance; and engages/motivates others to implement and sustain change efforts.
  • Collaboration/Influence: Actively gathers appropriate level of participation and input to decision-making, and fosters same within team. Persuades others to see/recognize new perspectives to reach best outcomes by utilizing buy-in, persuasion and relationship building skills.
  • Multi-level Management: Comfortable interacting with all levels of executive management, with the ability and the desire to work within a team. Must be able to defend his/her position on issues, share opinions and challenge executives on unfavorable decisions when necessary. Ability to adapt to a diverse set of personalities.
  • Team Orientation: Strengths in collaboration within team and across business partners. Assembles and effectively leads direct report and/or partnership teams. Exceptional facilitator of teamwork and decision-making in virtual and in-person settings.
  • Organizational Strength: Demonstrated experience in successfully managing complex organizational initiatives involving multiple functions and multiple business units/regions. Includes the identification and articulation of problems, influencing the decision-making process as well as delivery of expected results.
  • Results Orientation: Does what is necessary to improve performance; balances the resources necessary to produce desired outcomes; tracks and monitors performance.
  • Integrity: Strong work ethic and unwavering commitment to corporate directives.
  • Communication: Sends the right messages and information to appropriate audiences verbally and in writing; keeps people informed; adapts communication style to the needs of the audience.
  • Decisiveness: Makes timely and effective decisions. Must be able to support team decisions 100%.
  • Partnership: Strategically partners across areas, entities, and functions to achieve "win-win " solutions and outcomes. Holds others accountable for developing and maintaining partnerships.
  • Service Orientation: Focuses and aligns actions and decisions on ways to enhance service delivery to the business.
  • Confidence/Initiative: Has foresight and asserts a willingness to perform in challenging situations; learns from mistakes.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in computer science or related technical field; masters degree preferred
  • 1+ years' experience in Information Technology management and leadership positions
  • Extensive experience delivering and supporting robust, scalable software applications, on a variety of platforms
  • Experience managing delivery teams upwards of 85 people, including matrixed resources
  • Strong leadership, poise, professionalism and ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • Executive presence and proven skills interacting with senior leadership
  • Well-honed verbal and written communication skills, evidenced by the ability to create and deliver formal presentations (using PowerPoint) to executives
  • Experience managing multi-million dollar program budgets, work plans, resource plans and overall program governance (including issue/risk management, scope management, communications and status reporting)
  • Experience throughout the entire SDLC, to include design, development, testing, tuning, deployment, and support
  • Healthcare industry experience strongly desired
  • Experience with EMR/EHR applications highly desirable