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Information Systems Tech Consultant



Job Summary

TennCare Information Systems is responsible for providing high availability, performance, and support to the timely coordination and provision of health care services. The Information Systems (IS) Tech Consultant is responsible for advanced technology architecture, engineering and administration. This role oversees all Cloud related activities, including the delivery of comprehensive strategies that enable Cloud and infrastructure transformation, defining policy, managing priorities, infrastructure provisioning, managing budget, and ensuring that service delivery is on time, on budget and of the maximum quality. The IS Tech Consultant will accommodate the design, development, implementation, and delivery of critical services necessary to support Tennessee’s most vulnerable citizens. The IS Tech Consultant will be developing and running service provider programs, test plans, test scenarios, and validating the program activities, ensuring the operational requirements completed as specified.

Job Responsibilities

• Provide Cloud support for extensive configurations, moving sensitive data to and between cloud environments
• Identify cost optimization, manage Cloud relationship and set direction for the future of Cloud computing
• Define architecture, develop infrastructure, and engineer application interoperability
• Responsible for the entirety of architecting cloud computing initiatives within TennCare and directing the architectural aspects of a Cloud brokering team across all aspects of IT and the business
• Provide Cloud brokerage support for federated interfaces into multiple cloud-providers, requiring rapid provisioning of newly standardized services
• Serve as cloud adoption leaders alongside all vendor partners, customers and teams leading policy, process, and technical discussions to help speed adoption of cloud technologies and practices
• Provide Cloud brokerage administration by maintaining and optimizing all tools that support delivery and availability of cloud services
• Responsible for the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) compliant service development process used to establish the Cloud service offerings and make them accessible
• Working with other Cloud teams (Architecture, Business Relations, PMO) to implement additional capabilities and features in the service desk application as needed to support and facilitate Cloud adoption
• Serve as a Cloud Migration Engineer, providing migration as a service supporting Cloud service offerings and adoption. Working with other teams (Applications, Infrastructure Engineering, Business Relations, Business Owners, etc.) to plan, execute, test, and transition application migrations
• Address immediate training, testing and implementation needs for the current level of Cloud maturity
• Develop a plan for supporting each maturity level and a training, testing and implementation schedule that aligns with the Cloud Adoption Roadmap


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• 5 – 7 years of experience designing/architecting IT solutions or systems

Additional Information


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  • Date Posted: February 10, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Government