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Lead Solutions Architect



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Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

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

Humana is seeking a Lead Solutions Architect to join our Fortune #40, Best Places to Work company and help us make a difference as we help our members achieve their best health!

The Lead Solutions Architect works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals. The Lead Solutions Architect works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.

The Lead Solutions Architect:

  • Translates business needs into technical systems solutions.

  • Integrates hardware, software and network interfaces to form a system.

  • 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.

Below is summary of some of the responsibilities.

  • Compiling and implementing application development plans for new or existing data integration and data engineering capabilities.

  • Collaborating with architects and development leads from various domains to identify the data integration sources, patterns and define end-to-end architecture.

  • Creating and maintaining ICDs and data dictionary.

  • Taking ownership of application’s design, testing, and modification stages.

  • Demonstrating application prototypes and integrating user feedback.

  • Writing scripts and code specification for applications.

  • Mentoring junior application developers and providing end-users with technical support.

  • Creating technical approaches application integration, maintenance, upgrades, and migration.

  • Documenting application development processes, procedures, and standards.

  • Assessing the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • 12+ years total of progressive IT systems delivery experience

  • 4+ years of application development experience

  • 4+ years of application architecture / leadership experience

  • 8+ years of large program delivery experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in solutions architecture around API based integrations.

  • Proven track record of large-scale applications modernization / technology transformation program deliveries inclusive of on-prem, public cloud, private cloud and/or Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions

  • Technical experience must include use of NoSQL databases, microservices, service mesh, data modeling, data architecture (document, relational and graph), API Management Platforms, high availability/resilience design.

  • Architecture, designing, development, and maintaining end to end data integration, operational data store, data analytics solutions.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience on integration patterns, data analysis, emerging ELT/ETL tools on cloud platforms and event driven architecture around data

  • Cloud certification Azure/AWS

  • Experience working in Scrum/Agile setup

Preferred Qualifications

  • Kubernetes, Containerization skills

  • Kafka - event driven solution development skills

  • Experience in designing data solutions, integrations for handling large volumes of data

  • Good understanding of healthcare data e.g., member, provider, claims and clinical data

  • Experience and understanding of data governance practices around healthcare data

  • Experience on CI/CD, DevOps tools

  • Knowledge on HL7 FHIR standards

  • Knowledge on FHIR standard based interoperability for payers, CMS compliance around interoperability.

  • Experience in payer, provider data exchange with EHR and other third-party integrators.

Additional Information

Location/Work Style: Hybrid Office in Louisville, KY is preferred but open to Remote US as well

Why Humana?

At Humana, we know your well-being is important to you, and it’s important to us too. That’s why we’re committed to making resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. Just to name a few:

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Generous PTO package

  • Health benefits effective day 1

  • Annual Incentive Plan

  • 401K - Excellent company match

  • Well-being program

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Student Loan Refinancing

If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.

Work at Home Guidance

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates 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

  • Associates 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 associates 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.

$139,500 - $192,000 per year

This 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.