Lead Cloud Architect - Data Platform Architecture ( Virtual / Remote )

Humana Remote
lead cloud data platform architecture architecture virtual remote cloud design lead engineering team technical
November 23, 2022
Louisville, Kentucky


The Lead Cloud Architect leads the planning, design, and engineering of enterprise-level infrastructure and platforms related to cloud computing. The Lead Cloud Architect works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


  • The Lead Cloud Architect leads technical teams through planning, architecture development and modification of specifications for cloud computing environments. Develops specifications for new IT cloud computing products and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action. 


Required Qualifications:  

  • Degree in computer science/information systems, engineering or related field preferred; or a corresponding number of years' experience in technical operations or software engineering. 

  • 5+ years of leading solution design engagements - requirement management, architectural design, and proposal documentation/presentation 

  • 5+ years of combined experience designing and implementing Relational, Non-Relation databases, and/or Data Integration & Transformation platforms

  • 5+ years delivering cloud solutions on the AWS platform 

  • 2+ yrs of people leadership experience that includes overseeing day-to-day delivery of a team, periodic reporting of progress, and managing team member performance levels & development   

Desired Experience: 

  • 5+ yrs of delivering enterprise grade solutions such as robust e-commerce, online businesses in a 24X7 production environment 

  • 3+ years working on Agile teams 

  • 3+ years' experience with relevant scripting languages or programming frameworks desired - BASH, PowerShell, NodeJS, etc 

  • 3+ years' experience leading the design of and implementing automated deployment solutions using Terraform Enterprise and GitHub Pipelines.

  • Demonstrated experience leading troubleshooting of complex systems issues and effectively diagnosing problems 

  • Track record learning new technologies, applying new skills, and sharing with peers and customers 

  • Certification on AWS cloud platform 

What you will do in this position: 

  • Be a go-to team lead and oversee day-to-day delivery of team's work commitments, problem solve for design issues, and provide weekly reporting of progress 

  • Develop technical team members through coaching, mentoring, and frequent performance management touch points 

  • Lead design and engineering of new solutions through the entire lifecycle [Proof-of-Concept -> Pilot -> Minimal-Viable-Product -> Adoption -> Enhancement -> Retirement] 

  • Lead design, engineering, and adoption efforts that deliver engineering patterns, processes, and technologies for cloud data-centric services

  • Lead technical teams - using systems and design thinking - through complex problem solving and convey potential solutions to both peers and customers 

  • Support decision making for project design tasks

  • Lead work streams that define and execute projects and system implementations; work across multiple efforts simultaneously 

  • Deliver written and verbal communication for project status updates and SCRUM standups 

  • Provide Subject-Matter-Expert level consulting and advisory services to L3 and L4 data platform engineers 

  • Present new technologies and analysis to internal governance bodies, determine best action plans for engineering design and implementation projects that meet Humana business and risk management requirements 

Additional Information

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

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. 




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