Position Description: The leaders of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (DGC), a campus-wide initiative, which has as its goal the ambitious goal of cutting the burden of depression in half by 2050, seek to hire an individual with cloud-based technology system design, implementation and management to serve as Chief Technology Architect of the Depression Grand Challenge. The Chief Technology Architect will report to both the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and the Director of the Depression Grand Challenge.
The Chief Technology Architect will have three primary responsibilities: (1) Serving as primary manager and liaison for all technology-related initiatives within the Depression Grand Challenge to both internal and external stakeholders, including leadership of the DGC, faculty researchers using DGC systems, UCLA and UCLA Health IT groups supporting various system components, DGC staff developers, and external contracted development teams (2) Set system design and architecture decisions and priorities for multiple DGC technology initiatives in accordance with research and operational demands of the DGC program; and (3) Manage system implementation across DGC staff, other UCLA IT groups, and external partners to ensure technology roadmap milestones are met
The successful candidate will have a natural client orientation, and experience of having been entrusted to serve, and succeeded as a primary system architect on multiple engagements.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.