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Atlanta, GA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Application Architect Sr - PS1920

About the Job


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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The Application Architect Sr creates architectural solutions that articulate the business context, conceptual design, and component-level logical design.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recommends new technologies based upon business value drivers and return on investment; drives new technologies towards implementation and exploitation.
  • Establishes overall systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; contributes to the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Defines architecture standards and anticipate areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.
  • Directs the construction of architecture components (e.g., data architecture, application architecture, technical architecture).
  • with business units to translate business strategy into discrete requirements compatible with current technical architectures.
  • Defines systems, technical, and application architectures for new strategic initiatives; 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.
  • Mentors the development team on best practices and guides the team through the development process.
  • Reviews the code frequently to ensure it follows the initial design. Ensure the quality, security, uses design patterns and maintainability.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field;
  • Five years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines;
  • or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • MS/MA degree preferred.
  • Ten years of experience in information technologies
  • Six years of experience in health care industry preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge on enterprise and application design patterns.
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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