Humana Senior Cloud Architect - Azure (virtual remote home office eligible) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Senior Cloud Architect leads the planning, design, and engineering of enterprise-level infrastructure and platforms related to cloud computing. The Senior Cloud Architect work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
The Senior Cloud Architect performs technical 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. Begins to influence department’s strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.
We are seeking a Cloud Technical Architect with extensive experience working in a complex computing environment to join our internal Virtualization and Infrastructure team. As a Cloud Technical Architect, you will work as part of a team that designs and architects Humana’s next generation internal and external cloud infrastructure. A thorough understanding of and working experience with an Enterprise computing infrastructure and cloud computing technologies are required. To be successful you will need a strong technical orientation; be a creative problem solver; be motivated to advance in the field; and work well in a team-oriented environment.
Design, build and deploy Cloud solutions across Humana’s Azure tenant
Design automation of infrastructure as a Service and capabilities including virtual networks, virtual machines, cloud services, web sites, data services, IOT, etc.
Lead technical deployments that involve multiple IT teams and stakeholders
Provide technical direction to meet the internal needs
Develop, enhance, orchestration and automation of cloud enablement tools
Design a highly scalable and redundant virtual infrastructure to support the company’s future growth
Provide innovative suggestions for complex implementation solutions
Create documentation and implementation plans to allow support teams to build and manage the internal cloud environment
Stay abreast of current technologies and make recommendations based on knowledge and research
3+ years of Azure experience designing and supporting large scale environments
5+ years of hands on experience supporting Enterprise computing infrastructure and virtualization computing technologies
Solid architecture & design experience in using virtualization technologies
Established experience with automated, elastic scaling of cloud services, automated deployment and remediation
Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently to support deadlines
Demonstrate ability to use problem solving techniques such as root cause analysis to resolve issues
Demonstrate ability to write and present effective materials, including presentations, status reporting, technical diagrams and flowcharts
Ability to follow and adhere to policies, procedures and standards relating to network and systems management
Prepare detailed build/test plans to implement new technologies and configurations
Ability to collaborate with a team working across multiple locations
Azure Certification is strongly preferred
A track record of success developing and deploying creative technical solutions to business problems for or within large enterprise organizations
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
Experience with the design and development of cloud-native, secure, distributed applications
Knowledge with modern service hosting, security, and risk management concerns such as IAM, access control, monitoring, IaaS/PaaS/SaaS, and containers
Knowledge of infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting and configuration management
Working knowledge of designing high availability systems in the cloud (fault domains, availability zones, deployment slots, regions)
Experience developing ARM Templates, Cloud formation templates, or Terraform
Networking fundamentals, including VPN, security, and WAN concepts
Experience using Source Control (GIt, TFVC, etc.)
Experience with infrastructure Configuration tools (DSC, Puppet or Chef)
Knowledge of Cloud Database fundamentals (Azure SQL, MS SQL)
Experience working in an agile continuous delivery workflow & team
Experience communicating technical complexity and change to a broad spectrum of stakeholders
Experience with technical writing and documentation
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms –when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.
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