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Humana Lead Infrastructure Architect(virtual remote work from home eligible) in Overland Park, Kansas


We are looking for a well-rounded individual that has experience with many different application infrastructure technologies. Someone who likes the challenge of learning new technologies, and then developing architectures and designs for those new technologies. Someone who will work directly with key stakeholders to define problems and determine solution requirements. This person will lead a small team of infrastructure architects, on a highly collaborative team, working together to engineer infrastructure solutions for Humana. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to apply.


The Lead Infrastructure Architect performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications. Develops specifications for new IT infrastructure products and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 7 or more years of infrastructure experience

  • 4 or more years of leadership experience

  • Experience integrating new technologies with existing technologies, and implementing with enterprise-wide impact

  • Experience with container platform and image support

  • Experience with multiple web server platforms

  • Experience in Networking and Load Balancing

  • Experience in Windows and Linux

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a Technical Field

  • Microsoft Azure certifications (AZ-900, AZ-104)

  • VMware Application Modernization Certification (VCP-AM)

  • 2 or more years of Kubernetes/Container experience

  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry - Enterprise Pivotal Container Service (Enterprise PKS) - VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS)

  • Experience with moving container applications between platforms, cloud and on-prem.


  • Support of various Container Platforms

  • Multiple web server platforms (IIS, Apache, Weblogic, WebSphere, TomCat, etc)

  • VMWare Tanzu

  • Automation and Configuration technologies (Puppet, Ansible Tower, PowerShell, etc)

  • Researching technologies and advancing enterprise efforts

  • Working tickets and escalation requests

  • Participate in Oncall rotation and for major outages

  • Manage Direct Reports

Experience with these technologies desired:

  • Microsoft Azure or other cloud providers

  • Infrastructure automation (Powershell / Bash / Ansible / Terraform / YAML)

  • Azure DevOps

  • Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Hardware load balancers and networking (Citrix Netscaler, NSXT )

  • External Domain Management and DNS

  • Container support (platform and images) - VMWare Tanzu Application services, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, PKS (Pivotal), AKS (Azure), GKS (Google), EKS (Amazon), etc.

  • Vmware Tanzu Application Service, BOSH

  • Rancher/Kubernetes

  • Docker

  • Akamai Additional Information


Work-At-Home Requirements

  • WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.