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Application Architect Executive


  • IN, Indianapolis
  • OH, Mason
  • GA, Atlanta
  • VA, Norfolk
  • NC, Winston



Creates architectural solutions that articulate the business context, conceptual design, and component-level logical design. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recommends new technologies based upon business value drivers and return on investment; drives new technologies towards implementation and exploitation.

  • Establishes overall systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; contributes to the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture. Defines architecture standards and anticipate areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.

  • Directs the construction of, and has accountability of architecture components (e.g., data architecture, application architecture, technical architecture).

  • Works with business units to translate business strategy into discrete requirements compatible with current technical architectures.

  • Develop and maintain documentation of the IT components in our systems, covering how custom-built solution(s) or vendors´ product(s) are designed and built to integrate with existing systems and meet specific requirements in a consistent, coherent, and universal way to show and discuss the design and delivery of solution´s IT capabilities.

  • Ensure current state meets customer needs and develop roadmaps that anticipate future requirements, address technical debt, and incorporate new, advanced technologies and capabilities.

  • Accountable for ensuring the IT ecosystem interactions are optimized for maintainability, scalability, and interoperability.

  • Identify areas where organizational spend can be most useful to advance program objectives or improve performance.

  • Accountable for existing and proposed systems and recommend upgrades and/or modifications.

  • Accountable for review of solutions internally and with Architecture Council.

  • Create design and code prototypes for development team to adopt as standards.

  • Contribute to the development phase with design and code reviews and assisting the development and testing teams as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possesses strong critical thinking, problem solving, and effective decision-making abilities.

  • Works independently on multiple issues or requests with conflicting priorities and timelines.

  • Project planning, execution, and monitoring experience preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, capable of communicating to a variety of audiences with varying technical knowledge.

  • Ability to articulate objectives, problem statements and success criteria.

  • Working knowledge of distributed microservices architecture with focus on below:

    • Coding languages – Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate, .NET

    • Middleware – Web Sphere Liberty, Undertow

    • Databases – Oracle

  • Conceptual understanding of web stack/ETL components:

    • Client Frameworks - Angular, React

    • Middleware – Apigee, REST API’s, Informatica

    • Cloud services – AD, key vaults, GAE

    • CI/CD solutions – Bamboo, Udeploy, Jira, OpenShift, Kubernetes

  • Working experience in cloud technologies and platforms – AWS, Genesys Cloud.

  • Deep knowledge of customer journeys in healthcare, understanding emerging technology stacks, communication channels, digital trends on personalization & advanced analytics.

  • Proven ability to deliver best in class Customer Service solutions.

  • Ability to influence leadership on the need of a particular technological or business solution.

  • Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.

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. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

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 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 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. 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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