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Montefiore Health System employs over 40,000 including our IT division with 800 associates, all focused on deploying technology, identifying process improvements, and using best IT practices to improve patient care. Montefiore is routinely included on lists of most technically advanced hospital systems in the US.  Our experts deploy new technologies, define new business processes, and provide stakeholders across the institution with the resources needed to meet their most difficult challenges.  As a Montefiore IT employee, you’ll have ample opportunities to transform patient care, improve health outcomes and gain insight into the technical workings of one of the nation’s top academic medical centers.


We are seeking a Network Architect to work closely with IT directors, product leads, vendors, implementation teams and staff. This position is responsible for providing strategic guidance, technical design, and oversight of foundational configuration of applications across the Montefiore Health System. The IT Architect acts as the liaison between solution stakeholders, questions assumptions and drives change to mitigate potential risks.



Responsibilities include:


  • Analyze business and application requirements and present architectural solutions for various Montefiore environments, both in a lead and complementary role. Provide technology recommendations and improvements to Senior Leadership.
  • Creation and maintenance of architectural reference documents which ensure consistent deployable solution designs.
  • Solve or assist with solving technical problems when they arise.
  • Monitor systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to technical teams, product owners and leadership.
  • Communicate system requirements to technical teams.
  • Develop technology roadmaps.
  • Prepare Technical Architecture Proposals.
  • Perform and Deliver Technology Assessments.


Requirements include:

  • Network Design
    • Wide Area Networking
    • Security as a component of the Network
    • Cloud Computing and Networking as relating to SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
  • Network Modelling
    • Understand current designs and analyze exiting metrics to either upgrade or adapt to upcoming needs
  • Strategic Planning
    • Understand business direction and design to meet those needs
    • Growth Projections
    • Industry Direction
    • Business Needs
  • Network Security
    • Understanding of current IT security landscape, especially Healthcare
    • Understanding of Regulatory requirements in healthcare
    • Understanding of IT Security components such as Firewalls, IPS, Packet Sniffers, etc.
  • Technologies required:
    • Strong expertise
      • Cisco
      • F5
      • Aruba
  • Technologies desired:
    • Knowledge
      • NetScaler
      • Juniper
    • Healthcare
      • Desired but not required



Department: Montefiore Information Technology Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: YONKERS  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3 Odell Plaza, Yonkers
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 166424 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity




Nearest Major Market: Yonkers
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City