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Humana AVP Enterprise Architecture Practices in Billings, Montana


The Associate VP, Enterprise Architecture translates business needs into technical systems solutions and architectural roadmaps. The Associate VP, Enterprise Architecture requires a in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across segments and/or enterprise-wide.


The Associate VP, Enterprise Architecture will lead the development of architecture principals, patterns, standards and reference materials to enable the creation of a comprehensive technology strategy for Humana. Identifies information technology architectures and facilitates architecture development aligned with business goals and corporate strategy. Participates in IT Governance activities to ensure compliance with enterprise and solution architecture standards. Develops and leads the implementation of technology standards. Leads the team in defining and maintaining technology and integration frameworks, conceptual, logical and physical design patterns and services for all solutions. Provides leadership in developing the organization's technical and architectural staff. Decisions are typically related to intradepartmental coordination, development and implementation of strategic plans, and business outcomes, and develops and implements strategic plans for the scope of management that are aligned with the Segment or Business strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define and evolve the Architectural Strategy and Roadmap for Technology Architecture, Application Architecture and Data Architecture.

  • Ensuring technology, application and data architecture is aligned with the Humana's business priorities

  • Define and Implement Agile/Lean Architectural processes and practices.

  • Guide team in industry trend research and the applicability of industry research to Humana environments.

  • Communicate, socialize and evangelize technology, application and data architecture direction to all delivery teams as well as senior company leadership.

  • Set the standards for key non-functional requirements (scalability, availability, maintenance, security, etc.) for all applications and platforms.

  • Foster a positive work environment, where selecting, educating and activating team members through continuously feedback, mentoring, and coaching is expected. Inspire a high-performing team of architects to develop work products that enables innovation of technology and supports new business capabilities and changing operating models.

  • Collaborating with product management, business strategy, and segment leadership to define and evergreen technology architecture future state.

  • Define, manage and communicate enterprise technology principles, policies and standards. Create governance to manage all technology decision using the principles, policies and standards.

  • Enable innovation by using advanced technologies and approaches to transform the existing technology base around cloud, digital, data science, AI/ML, microservices, eventing and API.

  • Defines technology debt process and uses this process to improve efficiencies using an enterprise wide lens.

Key Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree (Master's preferred) in Computer Science or a related field

  • 10 or more years of technical experience

  • 8 o or more years of management experience

  • Progressive experience as a senior architect or technical lead in large IT projects spanning multiple enterprise systems

  • 10 or more years design, development, and testing of software applications

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

  • We will require full COVID vaccination ( for this job as we are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates and the communities we serve.

  • If progressed to offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or documentation for a medical or religious exemption consideration where allowed by law.

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