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Infrastructure Architect Executive - Senior Network Architect - PS10085 in Richmond, VA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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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 the future 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. 
This position is located in Richmond, VA.

Designs and defines reference infrastructure architectures and components for network using emerging technologies.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 the definition of business and IT recovery operating environment.
  • 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; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
  • 7 years of experience in architecture/design in Networking; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • MS/MA degree preferred. 
  • Strong architecture experience in enterprise wireless technologies is required.
  • 12 years of experience in information technologies and/or 8 years of experience in health care industry preferred. 
  • SME interior and exterior GW (gateway) routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP) is required.
  • Experience in architecting solutions using emerging technologies is required
Preferences Experience/Technologies include:
  • Proficiency in Content management and workflow systems, Data center architecture, Mobile infrastructure, Virtualization and Voice Infrastructure preferred.
  • Software Defined Network (Cisco ACI, VMWare NSX, Arista Cloud Vision) 
  • IPv6 migration planning / integration execution
  • Application load balancing technologies (F5s, A10s, etc.) .
  • Experience in planning and extending networks into cloud services 
  • Identify Services Engine experience..
  • Experience with architecture frameworks.
  • Project management skills / experience.

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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