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Humana Sr. Software Architect - Data Platform in Billings, Montana


As a Lead Software Architect you will be working with leadership to conceptualize our next generation product, leading design for the technical architecture of our enterprise data platform (including improvements to our cloud infrastructure and DevOps), solving complex technical challenges, and helping continually improve our processes.



  • Design technical solutions for business and operational challenges

  • Clearly document, and communicate architecture solutions to development teams and partners

  • Mentor engineers and collaborate with engineering leaders to create a competent, successful engineering organization

  • Partner with engineering, operation, and product teams on technical strategy and solutions

  • Triage system issues to understand and fix the cause, not the symptom

  • Evaluate, prototype, and select technologies and systems architectures to meet government compliance, support growth initiatives and ongoing system evolution.

What you bring to the table

You are a lead software engineer/architect with 7 or more years of experience with Cloud-based big data platform development. You can own design and development responsibility. You can work with autonomy to get things done while collaborating with others on architectural and process decisions. You are comfortable with giving and receiving feedback from your teammates and others in the organization. You can think on your feet and conceptualize what needs to be done from incomplete and evolving requirements. You meet deadlines and communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will also have experience with:

  • Azure Cloud Services

  • Designing solutions architecture for new and mature systems

  • Designing & implementing enterprise level, mission-critical PaaS data platforms

  • Designing & implementing REST and PubSub APIs

  • Working with Infrastructure and security as code

  • Designing data models

What It's Like to Work Here

We take immense pride in cultivating a strong, person-first culture always looking for ways to be intentionally uncommon. Our team is made up of talented, creative, kind, fun, and energetic folks wired for continuous improvement.

To be great at Humana, we find our team members have these things in common:

  • Gain energy from working in a fast-paced, creative environment

  • Decision making that employs a blend of data-driven insights and intuition

  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects concurrently

  • Resilience and positivity, able to address setbacks and bounce back quickly

  • Resourcefulness, discovering creative ways to get things done

  • Joy in making an immediate and positive impact

  • Diverse interests that are welcomed in and extend beyond our organization

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or above (Computer Science, Bio Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or any related field)

  • Proficient understanding and tech-lead level experience in one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, Python etc.)

  • 7+ years of Cloud-based big data platform development experience and PaaS

  • Proven experience with OpenAPI, JSON, RESTful web services, async communication and client-server interactions

  • Knowledge of various persistence (RDBMS, noSQL, HDFS, Cassandra, Redis)

  • Practical understanding of Data Catalogs, Data Governance, & Data Lineage

  • Experience with security, authentication in data platform

  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Spark-Streaming or Flink

  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources

  • Experience with building data lakes and data warehouses using any of the major cloud providers (GCP, AWS or Azure(preferred)

  • Familiar with Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, HBase etc.), especially Spark

  • Good basics of operating systems and network

  • Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools

  • Knowledge of and experience with Azure

  • Knowledge of various ETL techniques

  • Knowledge of messaging systems, such as Kafka or RabbitMQ

  • Experience with highly scalable web services

  • API design and development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Spring/Spring Boot

  • Environment management/orchestration systems (Kubernetes, etc.)

  • Experience with testing frameworks and code quality tools

  • Experience with continuous integration environment and tools

  • Experience with Oracle, PostgresSQL, Mongo development and optimization

  • Familiarity with Healthcare (FHIR), Clinical or Financial industry

  • Experience with agile development practices

  • Familiarity with Git

  • Knowledge of JIRA and Confluence

Additional Information

  • You will report to a Technology Director

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