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Humana Sr Enterprise Architect in Topeka, Kansas

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Senior Enterprise Architect translates business needs into technical systems solutions and architectural roadmaps. The Senior Enterprise Architect work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Are you interested in leveraging technology and business strategy to deliver improved member experiences and health outcomes to Humana's 26 million members?

Are you IT Professional obsessed with a business-centric outlook? At the Humana Enterprise Architecture unit, our mission is to deliver a perfect member experience by bringing forth the alignment of business strategy to technology strategy, enabling the effective and efficient execution of the technology strategy and to facilitate the adoption and delivery of the Humana Enterprise Architecture principles, standards, policies and methodologies.

As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you play a pivotal role in the alignment of the business vision, technology strategy and framing enterprise standards. You will be an integral part of the delivery of critical business outcomes, as well as the creation of technology strategies to leverage the IT. Additionally, as a Senior Enterprise Architect, you will provide mentorship and guidance to other enterprise, solution, technology, and system architects across Humana.

  • Serve as a strong advocate for the business within IT and ensure that technology execution aligns with business strategy.

  • Help achieve value-driven outcomes by ensuring Humana's Technology Strategy is executed in alignment with corporate vision and segment business strategies.

  • Engage in enterprise technology modernization initiatives working with the application teams and key business and IT stakeholders and help deliver value through architecture guidance and execution support.

  • Mentor pattern-based development with a strong focus on resource & cost optimization.

  • Serve as an evangelist for, facilitate and drive adoption and delivery of the lean enterprise architecture practice within an agile delivery framework.

  • Collaborate with business and technical teams and leadership to align and map the business vision and strategy to value streams, business capabilities and business functions.

  • Collaborate with segment and domain architects, engineers, and leadership to document the current state architecture, value streams and domain capability models.

  • Apply portfolio rationalization to map and document the coverage between Value Streams, Business Capabilities, and Technology Capabilities and identify opportunities for innovation, as well as reduction in risk, complexity, and total cost of operations.

  • Collaborate with technical teams and leadership to define and maintain technology strategies, including intermediate and end state architectures, to align the technology portfolio to deliver the opportunities identified in the technology portfolio rationalization and the business value defined by the business vision and strategy.

  • Lead Application modernization initiatives including rearchitecting legacy mainframe, stand-alone and web-based applications to value driven enterprise architecture standards.

  • Enable continued innovation and evolution of the cloud everything-as-a-service including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS platforms in collaboration with Segment teams and other Enterprise Shared Services Teams.

  • Maintain standards & policies including revalidating them based on latest trends & best practices and socializing it with user friendly documentation.

  • Create Cost Models/Dashboards for applications based on resource utilization, licensing cost and help application teams determine the TCO and plan for future needs.

  • Evaluate new technologies/platforms for continuous improvement of our assets and develop architecture standards to leverage them.

  • Choose and adeptly use appropriate cloud services, technologies, tools, methodologies and solutions to make sure that the architecture is robust, integrated and aligned with the strategy and long-term objectives of the organization.

  • Mentor the application teams with enterprise data use standards and help them solve non-functional needs like logging, auditing, and end-to-end observability.

Support application teams through various enterprise governance process and provide 'white glove' support to ensure successful implementation.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Progressive experience as a senior application and/or solution architect or technical lead in large company spanning multiple enterprise systems.

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

  • Expertise in all SDLC activities including ideation, design, implementation, validating functional and non-functional aspects, and Day2 operations.

  • Expert knowledge and experience with enterprise architecture pattern development and application, cloud native architectures and agile delivery.

  • Proficient in evaluating multiple tools and evaluating the best suitable tool based on organizational needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

  • Associate or Professional level solution architecture certification in Azure, GCP and/or AWS.

  • 3-5 years of experience in Cloud technologies, Cloud migration or Enterprise Architecture.

  • Familiarity/certification in architectural frameworks like TOGAF

  • Experience with various CI/CD Quality Drivers and implementation approaches

  • Expertise in Enterprise Architecture repository tools like iServer

  • 2+ years of project leadership and consulting experience.

  • Health Care Business Domains - Medicare, Medicaid, Group, Specialty etc.

Additional Information

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees must meet the following criteria:

At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

Employees who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$115,300 - $158,600 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.