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Anthem, Inc. Infrastructure Architect Sr in Syracuse, New York


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

NGD Infrastructure Architect Sr Location:100%

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?

This position will support the NGD (Next Generation Desktop) contract.

The Infrastructure Architect Sr designs and defines reference infrastructure architectures and components.

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 platform architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; contributes to the holistic vision of infrastructure hosting architecture.

  • Creates the construction of infrastructure architecture components.

  • Establishes overall infrastructure architecture vision and roadmap that ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged.

  • Defines infrastructure architecture standards that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.

  • Directs projects to identify data center hosting technology and architectural standards, guidelines, principles, frameworks, and reference models.

  • Competently contributes technical expertise to enterprise programs and projects; evangelizes architecture and technical strategies, and influences project and program direction toward enterprise technology standards and architectures; is able to escalate non-conformance to appropriate governance bodies.



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


  • Experienced in defining infrastructure strategies and roadmaps, architecture design and implementation of infrastructure and automation solutions.

  • Proficiency in creating architecture documentation, cloud concepts, core data center technologies (compute, storage, and network), and VoIP infrastructure.

  • Strong understanding of application architecture, containers (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.), and DevOps around Continuous Integration & Delivery

  • Experience in designing and implementing highly regulated environments from a security and compliance perspective. Preferably Federal government experience.

  • History of designing and implementing fault tolerant hosting environments spanning multiple data centers for disaster recovery.

  • Experience with automation and orchestration of infrastructure operational processes using VMware vRealize, Ansible, or Scalr

  • Proven ability to assist in providing technology analysis, recommendation and business case development for modernizing legacy technologies and data center hosting architectures.

  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to facilitate cross-functional teaming.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of main hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V) and network virtualization (NSX, etc.)

  • Familiar with main operating systems (Linux and Windows) and middleware (appservers, webservers, databases and others)

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a `sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed

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 Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. 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 age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

REQNUMBER: PS72696-Syracuse-Syracuse