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Staff VP, Technical Architecture


  • Ohio, Mason
  • Indiana, Indianapolis
  • Illinois, Chicago
  • FL, Tampa
  • Missouri, St. Louis



Staff VP - Technical Architecture

Location:   Location:   Mason, OH, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Tampa, FL, St. Louis, MO, or Indianapolis, IN

The Staff VP Technical Architecture role is part of the Technology Strategy and Enterprise architecture leadership team and will be accountable for establishing the future state enterprise technical architecture function. Responsibilities include Technical architecture and overseeing enterprise technology architects supporting the development and management of effective technology platforms to support organization growth and transformation towards elevating whole health for members and communities.

Role will be focused on all domains within the technology architecture and work closely with technology leadership towards the platform evolution. Broad expertise of the hybrid cloud, data center, infrastructure, cloud, mobile, AI, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, security, edge computing and immersive experiences technologies will be needed to ensure the development of foundational platform for future-state business capabilities and outcomes.

Role will ensure all technology domains are represented and collaborate closely with technical and solution architects within and outside the organization in creation of deliverables that help develop target-state guidance (standards, guidelines, individual parts, platforms, and configurations) for evolving the technical infrastructure across the enterprise.  This role has a significant impact in delivering the exceptional experiences for our members and communities by designing and architecting robust, secure, and scalable technology platform for innovation and differentiation with enhanced services.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborates with Technology leadership in establishing the vision and strategies for enterprise technical architecture function

  • Develops the future state enterprise technical architecture in alignment with overall company and technology vision and strategy, providing architecture for future state platforms

  • Conducts processes to assure business partners, and technical team are included in direction setting and that the direction is clearly communicated.

  • Establish and maintain technology lifecycles in partnership with technology leadership.

  • Oversees the technology architecture of platforms, understands, and informs the long-term direction for cloud and infrastructure technologies, assures current technologies meet capacity requirements, and certifies all business solutions against architecture designs and standards.

  • Leads part or all the Enterprise Architecture technologies integration and to design, develop, and/or communicate the consolidated enterprise architectures for the organization.

  • Works closely with the cloud and infrastructure team to ensure compliance with defined standards and architecture patterns

  • Establishes and leads technical governance processes for maximum value from technology investments and existing platform and infrastructure assets

  • Facilitates the technical architecture best practices with the architecture community of practice

  • Manages direct reports and leads functional area for the enterprise IT organization working with domain architects and experts embedded within Cloud, Infrastructure, digital and data teams.

  • This role reports to the VP, Chief Architect of Elevance Health.


Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 12 years of experience managing and/or leading architecture teams and providing direction to architects; experience in multiple cloud providers and technologies, and a broad understanding of all technology function; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Capabilities, Skills and Experiences:

  • Broad expertise of the hybrid cloud , data center, infrastructure, cloud, mobile, AI, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, security, and/or edge computing.

  • Experience in healthcare industry preferably in managed care.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, 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?

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 Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health 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.

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