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Humana Director, Enterprise Architecture Activation in Boston, Massachusetts


The Director, Enterprise Architecture translates business needs into technical systems solutions and architectural roadmaps. The Director, Enterprise Architecture Activation requires an in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across functions or segments.


Director, Enterprise Architecture Activation will guide a team of architects through the activation of architecture principals, patterns, standards to address and solve business issues. Engages with stakeholders to ensure architectures created for business or technical solutions meet the expected outcomes and can be technically executed. Identifies information technology architectures and facilitates architecture development with a clear line of sight to business goals. Participates in governance activities to ensure compliance with enterprise and solution architecture standards. Ensures implementation of technology standards, creates visibility to enterprise impacts of solutions on operational and financials. 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

  • Responsible for architecting, designing, and participating in the delivery of complex technology initiatives in all segments.

  • Ensuring segment applications and technology target state is aligned with the Humana's business priorities.

  • Establish Enterprise Architecture governance over Segment development activities.

  • Communicate and activate Enterprise Architecture practices in solution engineering for Segments.

  • Nurture a team culture that focuses on customer and service for enterprise architecture activation in segments by focus in high-quality implementations (resilience, data quality, SLA compliance, security, supportability, visibility).

  • Ensure that the governance of architecture enables delivery teams to build simple, feasible, elegant, and impactful solutions.

  • 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.

  • Provide Segment feedback to Enterprise Architecture on principles, policies, ad standards.

  • Lead a team of architects in innovating using technology trends in Healthcare, Insurance, and Consumer Well Being.

  • Ensures visibility into segment technology debt and champions planning needed to erase the technology segment debt.

Key Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 8 or more years of technical experience

  • 5 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. Requests for these exemptions should be submitted at least 2 week prior to your scheduled first day of work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

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