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Sanford Health Manager Data Center | IT Production Services | Sioux Falls, SD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Stevens Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Lead the functional management of Sanford Health’s IT Technology. Responsible for ensuring consistency of IT technologies by defining standards and policies. Provide centralized management of the planning, managing and implementing of functional technology, and manage a team to deliver services across the enterprise. Responsible for the overall enterprise wide effectiveness and efficiency of Sanford’s physical and virtual data centers, network, compute and storage systems. DC Manager role will set service level expectations ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction are maintained. DC Manager also partners in the strategic planning and design for enterprise DC locations, ensuring utilization and reliability are accounted for in the financial, personnel and physical planning. Oversees and coordinates data center operations, security, vendor management, business continuance and restoration plans in support of Sanford business objectives. Data center manager will ensure that all data centers and data closets are performing at the highest industry standards as well as reflecting the highest level or organization and efficiency.

Expected to promote quality in support services to drive business value in compliance with internal and external IT policies and procedures. Responsible for identifying and managing potential risks of delivering the support services required to support and enable Sanford Health's current and future business needs, as well as identifying, assessing, and prioritizing meaningful strategic opportunities within both clinical or non-clinical settings, and to develop the people, processes, and underlying technologies to deliver on those opportunities. Provide subject matter expertise for governing bodies to ensure high quality service delivery, ongoing strategic partnership and support. Works with business partners to support and inform the financial and strategic management used to enable the enhanced performance of Sanford Health. Employs performance development programs that result in both individual and team growth. Creates opportunities for individuals to exercise and grow new skills. Accountable as a resource to team members in department as well as other departments in the organization. Responsible to managing resource plans that allow for ongoing support and staffing levels across the enterprise. This role is responsible for recruitment and talent development of employees as well as manage personnel in a team setting. Financial responsibilities include management of department budget as well as management of vendors, associated contracts, and support agreements. Responsible for statement of work review related to project leadership. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Must have experience providing excellent customers service in a prompt and professional manner and have the ability to work independently, balancing multiple tasks within deadlines. Must be comfortable managing change with excellent problem solving skills. Experience in training and presentation techniques. Ability to manage a project across teams and meet goals required. Knowledge of current clinical practice, regulatory healthcare requirements, and healthcare information systems.

Department Details

Fantastic Opportunity to manage enterprise datacenters for $6B enterprise with the ability to influence and drive strategic planning for future growth and improved patient experience.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.

Minimum of four years' experience in management required.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation certification preferred.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Job Function: Information Technology
Req Number: R-18457
Featured: No