Associate Director of Kubernetes

at Humana in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The Associate Director or Kubernetes leads the planning, design, and engineering of Humana’s Enterprise Kubernetes environments across multiple Cloud providers. This role requires a solid understanding of Cloud architecture and Kubernetes.


The Associate Director of Kubernetes performs technical planning, architecture development and sets the standards for Kubernetes computing environments. Develops specifications for new Kubernetes products and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies. This role will have a strong focus on innovation and developing the product roadmap for new capabilities in these environments. This role will have key influence over the future of runtime environments and will be a trusted advisor for our application teams. This leader will advance a team of highly specialized professional associates and contractors.

Required Qualifications

+ Enterprise experience leading, advancing, and supporting Kubernetes environments

+ Experience developing a Kubernetes lifecycle support model

+ Experience building/deploying infrastructure via CI/CD in Azure, GCP or AWS

+ 6 or more years of technical experience

+ 2 or more years of management experience

+ Must be passionate about creating speed to value for our customers

+ Work in an Agile methodology

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Experience with Terraform, GitHub, Argo CD, HELM

+ Experience with AKS, EKS or GKE

+ SAFe Agile certified

Additional Information

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 – Immediate 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!

COVID Vaccination Policy

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their homes to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Work-At-Home Requirements

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.

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants selected for leader review may be asked to provide a social security number if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information to the application at Humana’s secure website.



Scheduled Weekly Hours


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

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Job Posting: JC228899315

Posted On: Nov 19, 2022

Updated On: Jan 02, 2023

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