Manager, Information Technology

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Enterprise Data Management

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  5381


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

Job Summary

As part of the Information Technology (I.T.) team, the Manager, Information Technology is responsible for maintaining I.T. strategies by managing staff; researching and implementing technological strategic solutions. This position will provide  leadership for managing technologies relating to L.A. Care's mission.  Responsibilities include but not limited to analysis, operations and maintenance of technical processes, issue resolution, prioritization with project teams, change management, staffing and resource management.


Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.


Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.


Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.


Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.


Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and other I.T. teams.


Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.


Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures, as necessary.


Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.


Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.


Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.


Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.


Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.
Education Preferred
Master's Degree in Computer Science

At least 6-8 years of experience with systems administration.


Technical Management, Technical Understanding, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Staffing, Problem Solving, Developing Budgets, Coordination, Strategic Planning, and Quality Management.

Licenses/Certifications Required
Licenses/Certifications Preferred
Required Training
Additional Information


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare