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Anthem, Inc. Healthcare Information Architect Executive in Roanoke, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Healthcare Information Architect Excecutive

The Healthcare Information Architect Executive develops and maintains information reference architecture articulating the future state for achieving optimal sourcing, grouping, transformation and sharing of enterprise data. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes information management systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged.

  • Leads the definition of information management architectural components.

  • Establishes information management systems architecture vision. Drives the maintenance of information components of architecture strategy and vision.

  • Defines information architecture standards and anticipates areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in line with customer , IT, and industry standards.

  • Champions appropriate transitions to new information architecture models.

  • Directs projects to understand enterprise level architecture strategy, technology stack and identify future direction, gaps, and roadmap.

  • Converts business strategy into functional requirements.

    Department Specific Responsibilities

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

  • Leads the organization in providing strategic architectural direction for initiatives, such as, Claims Eco-System architecture, Health Data architecture, Medical Management Systems and Data and Integration architecture

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

  • 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 various teams focus on the big picture approach.

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

  • Lead and mentor solution architects, engineers, managers and business teams and individuals.


Minimum Requirements

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in information technologies with 6 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

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

  • Proven experience in coming up with solutions keeping the big picture in mind.

  • The position will require in-depth knowledge and experience with enterprise application solutions, including web services, business rules engine, process orchestration etc.

  • Solid understanding on enterprise integration patterns, enterprise integration platform and technologies.

  • Proven experience of data and information driven approach to solving business needs and problems.

  • 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 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

  • Comfortable with driving technical ideas and communicating clearly with technical as well as non-technical audiences.

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: PS66654-Virginia