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Anthem, Inc. Application Architect Sr in Chicago, Illinois


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Be part of an extraordinary team! We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

*Position ideally located in Chicago, IL but will consider other locations.


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

  • Responsible to strategically design, configure, implement, and maintain custom developed applications, third-party software and enterprise systems integration within a HIPAA regulated environment

  • Participates in requirements analysis to arrive at a robust design for the business ask.

  • Manages technical risk by identifying and advocating for the best possible solution as well as Identify inefficiencies or gaps (data integrity, security, performance, manageability, etc.)

  • Drives design for a secure, efficient, and adaptable future state systems. Ensures that new projects and migrations are in alignment with the IT capital budget, project portfolio, and IT/enterprise strategic goals.

  • Works closely with the business and IT teams (departmental and enterprise teams) to help the designs align with the bigger strategic picture

  • Provides in-depth technical consultation to Application Tech Leads and Engineers to ensure system architecture aligns with the current and target state of the Application Architecture.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 8 years of experience in Information Technology with at-least 4-5 years of work experience as Solution Architect.

  • Experience preferred in health insurance domain specifically in the areas of Claims, Members, providers, and Medical Management preferred.

  • Advocates Automation, OSS usage, and Observability in the solutions.

  • Proven experience and in-depth knowledge in designing Solutions based on Microservices (.Net Core and/or Java SpringBoot) and event-based patterns.

  • Familiar with principles of designing cloud ready solutions.

  • Solid understanding of Application design patterns, including Integration patterns based on REST, services-based integrations, caching patterns.

  • Preferred experience in Data design and NoSQL (MongoDB) data principles and patterns.

  • 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, and proven collaboration skills with IT and Business leadership.

  • Understanding of architecture governance and solution design management processes.

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

    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. The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. 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 that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

    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 Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

    REQNUMBER: PS60353