Lead Cloud Architect (Remote)

Humana Remote
lead cloud remote cloud architecture engineering technical automation aws infrastructure design process automation integration
November 18, 2022
Brentwood, Tennessee

Do you thrive on working on the cutting edge? Working with innovators in the early stages of ideas, products, or platforms? Do you want to transform an industry? Crave new challenges and solving hard customer problems using the latest in technology? As a Lead, Cloud Architect at Humana, you will use the latest technologies to create amazing, customer-focused Enterprise products. Come help us re-imagine our solutions to provide world-class, best of breed solutions to delight our customers.


Your Role and Responsibilities

As a 'Lead Cloud Architect' , you will work in a hybrid, multi-cloud environment transforming our internal Process Automation Engineering environments and help our journey to cloud based our long-term strategies & short-term objectives.
  • Help our modernization and transformation projects by architect scalable, highly available hybrid solutions that leverage AWS, multi-cloud and on-premises capabilities/services
  • Work as a Technical leader alongside customer business, development, and infrastructure teams
  • Provide deep transformation/migration knowledge with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns by collaborating with our organization's internal and external partners
  • Advise and implement multi-Cloud best practices
  • Directs the identification and recommendation of appropriate solutions, upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning options incorporating business and technology productivity, usability, and total cost of ownership.
  • Directly assists in the development of a solutions architecture program including departmental roadmaps and project portfolios for IT systems architecture.
  • Assures solutions not only are a fit for the specific purpose but also closely align with the standards guidelines of technology solutions.
  • Influences changes to standards when necessary.
  • Contribute to mature our DevOps practices including continuous integration and automated deployment
  • Bring in eminence, thought leadership, identify trends and business opportunities
  • Provide consultative, architectural, program & engineering support for our internal Process Automation Engineering projects including our journey's to the cloud
  • Deliver innovative solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of our Process Automation Engineering projects and for our customers' needs etc.
  • Translate between business and tech to bridge the gaps between business strategies and the required technical solutions
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 15 - 20 years of experience in combined roles of enterprise or technical architecture, IT strategy, or infrastructure
  • Deep expertise in architecting cloud migration solutions (AWS/Azure) to implement the most effective and efficient hybrid environment.
  • 15+ years of experience with systems architecture, data migrations and infrastructure (network, server, storage & backup/recovery) designs
  • 15 years of hands-on systems design experience using OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol) models in architecting system solutions
  • 15 years of progressive information technology experience directly related to architecture/engineering, information security, or other specialized technology field.
  • Must have experience in CICD (Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Must have in-depth experience in Platform evaluation, approach, roadmap and implementation framework on Cloud Migration and documenting SOW for vendor contracts
  • Must possess vast knowledge and design experience with legacy applications (mainframe), open systems, API, Microservices usage, Kubernetes and Containerization
  • Deep understanding of the current state of the art for infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL/NewSQL, networking, and cloud-based delivery models
  • Deep knowledge of deploying secure applications using containers
  • Hands-on experience with adjacent technology areas including Security, Identity / Access Management and Monitoring
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Desire to be able to function as an architect for hybrid and multi-cloud solutions
  • Experience leading others in a large, complex, and ever-changing organization; preferably in a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency, accountability and holding our partners to the same standard
  • Extremely strong technical foundation with a solid background in system design, architectural patterns and ability to map technology concepts across various technology platforms
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • AWS and/or Azure Cloud Architect Certification
  • Solid understanding of security best practices including OAuth2, SAML protocols. Hands on Experience with C#, Java, exposure to Python and Winbatch
  • Cloud Experience preferably AWS/Azure.
  • Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Worked on Tech/Platform Modernization Efforts.
Additional Information

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Work-At-Home Requirements
  • WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.
  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.
  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.
  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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