Anthem Enterprise Architect Principal in West Des Moines, Iowa

Enterprise Architect Principal


Location: United States

Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS8203

Post Date: Jun 12, 2018

Your innovation. Our impact . At Anthem, Inc. , it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater health for our communities, and greater experiences for our customers. Innovation is a top priority. Here, you’ll have an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that brings together industry leaders and technology experts, so together we can drive thefuture of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to create solutions and programs that can truly make a difference at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The Enterprise Architect Principal is responsible for solution architecture and design on specific application subsets of the company's application portfolio, participating in all phases of the development and maintenance life cycle, typically for an assigned business unit or corporate department and utilizing various customer technology platforms.

Primary Duties:

  • Analyze capabilities mapping of incoming project work to existing enterprise solutions.

  • Identify and document gaps in the current capabilities model.

  • Develop and execute a multi-year Information Architecture roadmap for business portfolio, showing the roadmap for applications and integrations.

  • Work closely with other Enterprise Solution Architects to ensure a strong working relationship, common understanding of architecture roadmaps and foster a collaborative approach to managing the enterprise architecture.

  • Ensure accurate documentation of the Information Architecture is maintained.

  • Conduct technology reviews and audits that ensure solutions systems are built Enterprise standards and are optimized to maximum efficiency.

  • Interface with external business partners, vendors and subcontractors on issues of interoperability.

  • Keep current with cross industry technology trends to identify technologies that may benefit the business.

  • Practical experience designing integration (EAI) solutions, constructing n-tier applications, and delivering complex technology solutions in a large corporate environment.

  • Exposure to structured architecture methodology such as TOGAF.

  • Exposure to UML, Archimate, or similar formal modeling frameworks.

  • Ideally exposure to an Enterprise Management tool like iServer

  • Exposure to similar tooling such as Sparx Enterprise Architect for creating business context diagrams.

  • Sharepoint experience and light Sharepoint development experience a plus.

  • Experience conducting RFP and POC assessments of tools and vendor selection.

  • Strong understanding of the healthcare payer business, specifically provider operations, including certification, services and networks.

Skills and Abilities

  • Systems thinking and excellent enterprise solution design abilities.

  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically.

  • Good vendor relationship management and negotiation skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management and staff.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Anthem,Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurersby Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company forDiversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.comAn Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran