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Humana Principal Enterprise Architect, EA Practices in Tulsa, Oklahoma


The Principal Enterprise Architect translates business needs into technical strategies, systems solutions and architectural roadmaps. The Principal Enterprise Architect provides strategic advice and guidance to functional team(s). Highly skilled with broad, advanced technical experience especially related to IT Disciplines.


The Principal Enterprise Architect will play a key role in influencing Humana's Technology Strategy as well as providing tactical architecture direction to ensure the enterprise can achieve the strategy. The Principal Enterprise Architect will work with stakeholders and industry experts to understand and build an alignment on the various architectural technology standards. This role serves as a thought leader to challenge/influence all levels across the organization to rethink routine, embrace new best practices, and drive adoption of technology standards. This role will also apply enterprise architecture governance over solutions that provide technical capabilities.


  • Work with various stakeholders to build an enterprise alignment around technology strategy, standards, roadmaps, and terminology

  • Facilitate the creation of clear, concise and easy to access technology standards to provide engineering teams with tactical direction for achieving the enterprise tech strategy. Clearly communicate and evangelize the value associated with adhering to the tech strategy and corresponding standards.

  • Create visibility and build awareness of the gap between current state architecture versus future state architecture and advocate for gaps to be filled.

  • Ensure seamless governance is applied to engineering teams who are building technical capabilities. This work includes ensuring engineering teams understand the architecture standards to which they must adhere, guiding engineering teams through the Technology Review Board and Architecture Review Board processes and participating in technology evaluations.

Required Qualifications

  • Strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective

  • Experience providing guidance and defining strategy for how companies should deal with technology

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related relevant experience

  • 5+ years of experience architecting enterprise technology solutions

  • Ability to partner within and across teams to gain consensus and enable change

  • Ability to influence stakeholders

  • Ability to drive tasks to completion

  • Strong communication skills for creating and sharing presentations to multiple levels of audiences of stakeholders - i.e. senior executives in business and IT, architects, developers, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Negotiation and mediation skills

  • Healthcare experience

  • Master's degree

For this job, associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home. We are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates, and the communities we serve.

If progressed to offer, you will be required to:

  • Provide proof of full vaccination or commit to testing protocols *OR  *

  • Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation

Medical, religious, state and remote-only work exemptions are available.

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