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Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement

Company: Humana Inc
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement DescriptionThe Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement owns automation engineering platforms, the automation center of excellence and leads the staff engaged in managing all our automation engineering platforms (on-premises as well as in the cloud), in addition to also working on delivery of various automation engineering projects at Humana. He/She will work on automation projects that drive optimal performance, repeatability, continuity and efficiency in virtualized, on-demand environments in our multi-cloud ecosystem, through the delivery of automation artifacts. He/She will also work on delivering automation architectures and engineering proof of concepts in alignment with enterprise architecture. The Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement requires a solid understanding of how organization capabilities intersect and interrelate across departments. Decisions are typically related to identifying and resolving complex technical and operational problems within department(s), and this position would lead multiple managers or highly specialized professional associates.ResponsibilitiesAt Humana, we are deeply focused on helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms -when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that's why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first. Join us as we shape the future of well-being and healthcare, and to be a part of the team that delivers the best healthcare experiences to our members. If automation is your passion, and if you want to work at a company that deeply values and fosters top engineering talent, please apply to this position. The Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement owns automation engineering platforms, the automation center of excellence and leads the staff engaged in managing all our automation engineering platforms (on-premises as well as in the cloud), in addition to also working on delivery of various automation engineering projects at Humana. He/She will work on automation projects that drive optimal performance, repeatability, continuity and efficiency in virtualized, on-demand environments in our multi-cloud ecosystem, through the delivery of automation artifacts. He/She will also work on delivering automation architectures and engineering proof of concepts in alignment with enterprise architecture. The Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement requires a solid understanding of how organization capabilities intersect and interrelate across departments. Decisions are typically related to identifying and resolving complex technical and operational problems within department(s), and this position would lead multiple managers or highly specialized professional associates.Responsibilities

  • The Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement not only leads team members who deliver IT automation projects, but also performs technical planning, architecture development and develops specifications for new IT automation products and service offerings
  • Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies through collaboration with other business units and identifies opportunities for automation. This may include the outlining of processes, creation of architectures to provide solutions, commissioning the installation of applications relevant to automation, creation of proof of concepts, creation of engineering solutions and designing & executing testing to validate solution
  • Advises senior executives to develop functional strategies (often department/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
  • Performs assessment of workloads for fit into one of several cloud deployment form factors - IaaS, PaaS, Serverless Functions etc. and guides infrastructure teams in implementing creative solutions on public cloud infrastructure, as well as helps application teams to move to target form factor
  • Provides guidance and engages on migration of application components from on-premises to cloud
    Finally, candidate must have an "Automation First" mindset - fundamentally will not accept doing things over and over by hand. Responsible for evaluating and implementing orchestration, automation, and tooling solutions to ensure consistent processes and repetitive tasks are performed with the highest level of accuracy where cloud computing is concerned.Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, or related field. Relevant work-experience can substitute
    • 8 or more years of experience in IT & Engineering, with recent focus on automation engineering
    • 4 or more years of people management experience
    • Broad understanding of Information Technology solutions including technologies, platforms, applications and capabilities
    • 2 or more years of technical experience with cloud platforms
    • 2 or more years of technical experience with automation platforms (Ansible, Puppet, CloudFormation, Terraform etc.)
    • Experience leading the implementation of technologies with enterprise-wide impact
    • Excellent written and verbal skills; confidently and professionally interacts with internal teams; external stakeholders and customers. Ability to inspire, influence and lead others with and without direct authority
    • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiencesPreferred Qualifications
      • AWS, Azure, or GCP certifications
      • Experience working in an Agile product methodology
      • Master's degree in Computer Engineering, or equivalentScheduled Weekly Hours40
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Keywords: Humana Inc, Honolulu , Associate Director, Automation Engineering & Advancement, Executive , Honolulu, Hawaii

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