Principal Architect Exec

at Anthem, Inc in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Works with business and technology stakeholders to build end to end processes from overall business perspective to strategic objectives. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

+ Partners with IT and business leadership and stakeholders to architect and design systems and processes that also shape and build the foundation.

+ Recommends solutions and oversee building of systems and processes on how services are delivered to members, providers and key stakeholders; this could be automated or manual.

+ Leads initiatives and owns governance to architect new solutions and changes to existing solutions, including modernization of platforms/systems.

+ Focuses on the following:

+ Building Reference Architecture and re-usable Patterns

+ Development of Technology and Governance Process

+ Reduce Technical Complexity

+ Application Rationalization

+ Technology Risk Management

+ Cloud Transformation

+ Establishes overall business and technical architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; contributes to the holistic vision.

+ Provides in-depth technical consultation to IT executives and senior management to ensure system architecture aligns with the department’s strategic direction

+ Leads the organization in providing strategic architecture initiatives in areas such as, Claims Eco-System, Data architecture, Integration architecture, Platform roadmaps, Services roadmap, Cloud roadmap, and Technology selection.

+ Provides continuous consulting services and direction on projects.

+ Champions and responsible for business architectural standards, guidelines, principles, frameworks, and reference models.

+ Works with IT and business leadership to define architectures for new strategic initiatives.

+ As a member of the IT Leadership team, the candidate must be comfortable with driving technical ideas and communicating clearly with technical as well as non-technical audiences

+ Lead and mentor solution architects, engineers, managers and business teams and individuals

Desired Experience:

+ Experience in health insurance domain specifically in the areas of Claims, Members, Providers and Medical Management

+ Experience in leading Architecture teams along with experience and ability to influence at all levels

+ Strong experience in using Integration patterns and Data design

+ Understanding of architecture governance and solution design management processes

+ Experience working with business process and workflows automation to align end to end processes.

+ Knowledge of application design patterns

+ Strong collaboration and coaching skills

+ Experience of working in an Agile development environment

+ Broad technical knowledge, and ability to quickly assimilate new skills

+ Strong communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to translate technical expressions into easy to understand and clear language

+ Experience with one of the major Architecture Framework such as Zachman or TOGAF

+ Experience with IaaS, PaaS and Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure

+ Understanding and experience with container-based architectures

+ Understanding and experience with Micro-services based architecture


+ Bachelor’s degree in related field

+ 12 plus years of experience in Information Technology

+ 10 plus years of experience in architecture/design, business processes, strategic design or relevant disciplines;

+ Knowledge of Cross-functional solving problems (e.g., strategy, change management, business process management, technology etc.).

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. REQNUMBER: PS49882
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Job Posting: JC183513502

Posted On: May 13, 2021

Updated On: Nov 12, 2021