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Humana Senior Cloud and Application Security Architect (virtual remote home office eligible) in Salt Lake City, Utah


The Senior Cloud Architect designs and develops IT applications architecture solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards within System Quality Management. Partner with application architects, domain architects, and other key stakeholders to translate business needs into system architecture and design specifications that are forward-thinking, scalable, robust, and valuable. Exploit opportunities to define standards, streamline development processes, and model quality software development behaviors in conjunction with other members of the technology leadership team. The role requires a grasp of application security principles and practices and a background working in an application development and coding environment within a large enterprise business.


  • Identify, define, support, and advocate for technology solutions, standards, and practices informed by industry and practical experience for application development teams. Examples may include cloud-ready or cloud native application development, API focused service orientation, secure coding practices, “visible” architecture, automation, etc.

  • Develop and maintain documentation related to technical roadmaps, secure coding policies, procedures and standards, code review methodologies, etc.

  • Align on high level architecture and approach with other architects to drive implementations in accordance with technical roadmaps.

  • Creating security policies and standards around Cloud Security, Container Security, Configuration Management, Infrastructure as Code.

  • Performing security reviews, identifying gaps in security architecture and design

  • Champion a technology culture that values learning, feedback loops, continuous improvement, DevOps principles, and growth mindsets.

  • Researching new security technologies and their application to the corporate environment

  • Defining and documenting how the implementation of a new system or interface impacts the security posture of the current environment

  • Planning system implementation to ensure that all system components are integrated and aligned

  • Documenting and addressing the organization’s information security, architecture and systems security engineering requirements throughout the development lifecycle

  • Participate in designing IT and Cloud security strategy, system security controls and secure configuration.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

  • 7+ years experience as a senior developer in large IT projects

  • Application development / software development experience, understanding of security protocols and APIs

  • Experience in following security functional areas: application security, identity and access management, vulnerability management.

  • Experience with agile software development methods

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field

  • Minimum of 3+ years in the following security functional areas: application security, authentication and authorization, identity and access management, dynamic application security testing, static application security testing, data security, security monitoring or SSO/2FA security, vulnerability management.

  • Advanced knowledge of security capabilities and constraints related to deploying cloud native and multi-cloud applications and infrastructure

  • Cloud development and design

  • Experience in designing or implementing a security release management strategy for enterprise cloud applications

  • Familiarity with application vulnerability scanning tools

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of securing all major web server environments and cloud platforms based on OWASP top ten recommendation

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to 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.

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