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Humana Senior Cloud Automation Architect in Helena, Montana

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

At 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 Senior Cloud Automation Architect is a steward of cloud automation engineering & architecture 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 cloud ecosystem, through the delivery of automation artifacts. He/She will also work on designing automation solutions and delivering engineering proof of concepts in alignment with enterprise engineering services and architecture teams. The Senior Cloud Automation Architect will work on assignments involving moderately complex to substantially complex problems where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors to understand the process and to provide a repeatable, automated solution.


  • The Senior Cloud Automation Architect not only delivers IT automation projects, but also performs technical planning, design 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 design across interdependent technologies through collaboration with other business units and identifies opportunities for automation. This may include the outlining of processes, creation of solution design, install applications relevant to automation, creation of proof of concepts, creation of engineering solutions and designing and executing testing to validate solution

  • 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

  • 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

  • When appropriate, develops Infrastructure-as-Code templates for deployment of assets into public cloud environments. Further develops configuration management playbooks to bootstrap applications onto deployed assets

  • Provides guidance and engages on migration of application components from on-premises to cloud. This not only includes advisory/consulting responsibilities, but also includes the actual implementation/engineering involved in the process. i.e., this is not an advisory-only role - this is a highly engaged role in which the candidate will need to be hands-on, and work on the actual migration, stand-up and cutover of the application/capability in the public 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

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of experience in IT & Engineering, with recent focus on automation engineering

  • Proficiency in infrastructure automation tools like Terraform & Ansible, or equivalent

  • Proficiency with shell scripting

  • Experience with one or more full programming language

  • Proficiency with Git and collaborative code reviews.

  • CI/CD experience (GitHub Enterprise, Azure DevOps, or Jenkins)

  • 2 or more years of technical experience with Cloud platforms

  • Experience integrating new technologies with existing technologies

  • Experience implementing 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 without direction.

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS, Azure, or GCP certifications

  • Experience automating and integrating multiple technologies to deliver end to end solutions (ServiceNow, Secrets Management, LDAP services, etc.)

  • Experience working in an Agile or hybrid Kanban product methodology

  • Bachelor's or Masters in Computer Science / Engineering. Relevant experience can substitute.

  • 2 or more years of project leadership experience

  • Experience as a software developer outside of operations and automation.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$126,800 - $174,500 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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