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Cloud Security Solution Architect - GCP

  • Job Family: Cyber Security
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: PS74092


  • IN, Indianapolis



*Position ideally located in Indianapolis, IN or Chicago, IL and will consider other locations as this position can work from home, office or a combination.

Cloud Security Strategy & Engagement Executive Advisor work in close partnership with IT/IS leadership to set direction, oversee various aspects logistics, finance, execution, and communications.  This role is  key to ensuring that Cloud Security is engaged with sr. management to ensure alignment with the organization’s vision. 

Essential duties can include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees Cloud Security’s strategic and long-range goal planning function.

  • Oversees all aspects of technology used in the delivery of Cloud Security services; works with cloud platform and security tooling vendors to ensure adequate systems and technology are maintained to support the recordkeeping, processing, and organizational objectives and Anthem’s security strategy.

  • Responsible for supporting the evaluation suppliers, products, and services, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient, high quality, and hold the vendors accountable for delivering on their commitments.

  • Oversees all financial matters related to the administration of Cloud Security services, reviews and monitors run rates weekly bank, operational, and financial statements; approves all day-to-day expenses.

  • Communicates and meets regularly with the IT/IS leadership, committees, professional advisors, and vendors; provides regular status reports to Cloud Security management; ensures the effective communication of targeted changes to all parties; oversees the development of all the Cloud Security communication materials and notices for customers, staff, and sr. management.

  • Contribute to the development of service portfolio plan for Anthem Cloud Security Technology (IT) line of business by collaborating with VPs, Directors, Senior IT Managers, business unit customers, various IT functional areas to identify requirements and best-in-class technologies, comparing costs and benefits, and recommending solutions.

  • Develop resourcing strategies, allocating budget, staff, tools and specialized support necessary for the maintenance and enhancement of solutions within Cloud Security.

  • Actively participate in governance activities on assigned projects to ensure budget, timelines, features and quality are being managed appropriately.

  • Monitor and report to CISO leadership and business area management on the status of multiple concurrent project efforts.

  • Be ambassador to foster and maintain good working relationships with business unit representatives to remain in sync on direction and future development requests.

  • Measurably improve the customer experience.

  • Champion the Cloud Security brand across the enterprise.

  • Lead cross-functional strategic initiatives, facilitate special projects, and ensure action items are executed on behalf of Cloud Security leadership.

  • Operate at a tactical, strategic, and operational level, handling the oversight of initiatives that do not neatly fit within the organizational chart or that fall between functional areas of responsibility.

  • Acts as an extension of Cloud Security leadership and information funnel, filter, and facilitator with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Promote team integration as well as cross-functional communication and collaboration.

  • Track high priority initiatives for Cloud Security leadership to identify any/potential obstacles.

  • Serve as a thought partner and strategic advisor to Cloud Security leadership, standing in on meetings, challenging ideas and offering a different perspective, and following up on action items with the team accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:  

  • BS/BA in Information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Preferred 3 years leadership experience in which one or more of the following occurred:

    • established track record of consistent success in delivery management; organized, planned, and executed large-scale initiatives from vision through implementation involving internal personnel, contractors; resourcing analysis and financial planning to meet objectives on time and within budget.

    • successfully developed and implemented new solutions, using new and emerging technologies.

    • demonstrated competency developing, growing, and elevating talent with a high degree of positivity in a fast-paced work environment.

    • developed efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.

  • Ability to make sound decisions and solve complex business and technical issues.

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management and thrive in a cross-functional environment.

  • Experience with vendor engagement: building relations, and maximizing value, without limiting negotiating positions.

  • Extensive knowledge of financial management, budgeting, and forecasting.

  • Strong conflict management skills.

  • High degree of confidentiality, self-motivation, commitment, and integrity.

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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