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Enterprise Architect Principal

Company: Anthem, Inc
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Day JobSCHEDULE: Full-time Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company. In this role, you will work with business and technology stakeholders to build a holistic view of the organizations strategy, processes, information and technical assets to ensure business and IT alignment. D evelops enterprise architecture models and strategies that organize and rationalize Anthem systems and information assets in order to ensure business and IT alignment. Deliverables include architecture strategy assessments, recommendations, operational business architecture, blueprints and roadmaps, reference architectures, and technology assessments. Also provides solution architecture guidance to business and IT partners and participates in architecture governance activities.Preferred Locations: Indianapolis, IN or Atlanta, GAPrimary duties may include, but are not limited to:+ Recommends solutions and/or new technologies based upon business value drivers, proven architecture principles, patterns and return on investment. + Establishes overall systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; drives the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture. + Defines architecture reference documentation and helps to enforce standards. Anticipates areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards. + Defines the architectures required to implement large complex cross-functional projects.+ Collaborates with IT and ensures that the construction of architecture components (e.g. domain architecture, solution architecture and technical architecture) aligns with architecture strategies. + Works with business units to translate business strategy into discrete capabilities and helps to identify technology capability gaps in systems. + Develops and maintains an architectural blueprint and evolutionary roadmap that defines and communicates the strategic direction for these architectures in support of business and technical strategies. + Explains how the roadmap maintains and delivers cost effectiveness, business value, and competitiveness. + Develops innovative technology approaches to solve business problems and is usually sought out as an expert in this field. + Participates in architecture governance processes and evangelizes standards and best practices. + Develops reference architecture in accordance to our Enterprise Architecture Package (EAP) framework + Performs IT due diligence to help guide rationalization decisions or systems assessments. Qualifications The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. That priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of COVID-19. Vaccination is the best-known way to protect yourself, your family, and your community. To keep our associates and communities as safe as possible, Anthem required all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. The best medical evidence shows that masking and testing is not as effective as vaccinations. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide -and Anthem approves- a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated. Minimum Requirements:+ Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 8 years experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.+ 8 +years developing of complex, high-performance enterprise software. + 3+ years as domain architect or equivalent experience in domain or enterprise architecture. + Experience with developing architecture strategies, blueprints and architecture models + Experience investigating new technologies, authoring white papers and delivering presentations to senior leadership. Preferred Qualifications:+ Experience in health care industry strongly preferred.+ Cross-functional experience (e.g., strategy, change management, business process management strongly preferred. 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. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For--, is ranked as one of the 2020 World's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America's 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: PS63774-Virginia

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