Featured Health IT Job: Chief Technology Officer

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Chief Technology Officer – VA position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Leidos and is located in Texas.

Here’s a description of the position:

Leidos’s Military & Veterans Health Solutions Operations has an opening for a Chief Technology Officer for the Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS) program located in Austin, TX. This position is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects in support of the VA IOSS.  The Chief Technology Officer works with VA Executive Management and Leidos Veterans Health Technical Account Managers and overall Veterans Health CTO to fulfill the VA mission through the use of technological resources. Using an active and practical approach, this position will work with all employees in the VA and contractors to attain the VA’s strategic goals established in the VA’s strategic plan.

Primary Responsibilities

Work with VA Leadership to establish the VA’s technical vision and works with VA Leadership to direct all aspects of technological development.

Helps VA to direct their strategic direction, development and future growth.

Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads both inside of IO and out as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that supports the VA’s culture, mission and values.

Conducts research and case studies on leading edge technologies and makes determinations on the probability of implementation.

Work with Leidos Veterans Health Technical Account Managers (TAMs) and overall Veterans Health CTO for analysis of innovative architectures and solutions in support of major VA efforts and business objectives within the core while balancing these solutions against cost, schedule, function, quality, and other business considerations

Acts as a good steward of VA resources and ensures control of internal and external budgets.




Requires BS degree and 15 years of prior relevant experience in related field or Masters with 13 years of prior relevant experience in related field.

Must posses 7 years of managerial and strategic experience.

Must have a proven track record of success in leadership position

Leadership skills in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into the cloud including implementation of Private Cloud, Azure or AWS and consolidation of data centers within in large regulated enterprise environments. Exceptional project management and organization skills

Looks like a great opportunity for those with experience as a Chief Technology Officer in healthcare. If this looks like a position that would interest you, check out the full details for the job and how to apply.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference, EXPO.health, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.