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Infrastructure Architect Exec - AWS / Cloud - PS35511

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Location: Indianapolis, IN
Job Family: Information Technology
Req #: PS35511
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2020


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At National Government Services (NGS), an independent subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and one of the largest Medicare contractors in the country, it’s a powerful combination.  It’s 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.

Location (must be onsite): Indianapolis IN preferred, also open to Baltimore MD, Syracuse NY, Louisville KY, and Portland ME.  

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the business development team to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions and responses for RFP bids, and business opportunities.
  • Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
  • Assist in the hiring, evaluating, coaching/mentoring, and career planning of infrastructure administrators and engineers, in conjunction with the Director of Infrastructure.
  • Conduct research on emerging on premise and cloud technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.
  • Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT cloud infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Acts as expert for infrastructure teams in the plan, design, and delivery of IT solutions.
  • Advises teams of IT technology standard requirements, methodology and processes.
  • Responsible for impact analysis and design modifications to existing systems to support new solutions.
  • Prepares business case, lobbies to secure funding for, and drives implementation of new technologies based upon business value drivers and return on investment.
  • Owns overall platform architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; drives pieces of the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Leads the construction of infrastructure architecture components.
  • Leads infrastructure architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged.
  • Anticipates areas where architecture standards may need to be developed and defines those standards that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.
  • Drives solutions which address service requirements, component capacities and loads for planned business growth.
  • Defines systems and technical architectures for new strategic initiatives; assures compliance to the EA and Domain roadmaps using cost effectiveness, business value and competitiveness arguments. 


  • Requires Bachelor's degree in related field; 7 years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • 15 years of experience in information technologies in a highly regulated environment (financial, healthcare, or government)
  • Experience designing, integrating and managing complex infrastructure solutions.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and influence others.
  • Working knowledge of the AGILE development framework.   
  • Strong background in architecting cloud solutions and migrating workloads to a public cloud service provider using a hybrid cloud model.
  • Expertise in working with AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud solutions. Government cloud experience preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Experience in establishing technical and operational governance over enterprise, data center, and cloud architectures.
  • Advanced knowledge in all areas of IT infrastructure to include, but not limited to; Active Directory, system administration, backup and restore services, cloud and virtualization, data storage, networks, databases, IT security, and end user services.
  • Good understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) principles and architectures.
  • Ability and desire to take ownership of work assignments and drive tasks to completion.  

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

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