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Director Software Engineering Platform Engineering AI/Machine Learning

Company name
Humana Inc.

Irving, TX, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manager, Executive, Healthcare

Posted on
Dec 11, 2020

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The Director, Software Engineering codes software applications based on business requirements. The Director, Software Engineering requires an in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across the function or segment.


Humana is a Fortune 60 market leader in integrated healthcare whose dream is to help people achieve lifelong well-being. As a company focused on the health and well-being of the people we serve, Humana starts from within, and is committed to providing progressive benefits that advance the employment experience and vitality of the associate community. Through offerings anchored in a whole-person view of human well-being, Humana embraces a focus on stimulating positive individual and population changes while nurturing a sense of security, enabling people to live life fully and be their most productive.

The Digital Health and Analytics organization is seeking a talented Engineering leader for a newly created position of the Director, Software Engineering. This is a key leadership role in the DH&A's Platform Innovation and Engineering organization and is responsible for leading and growing a team that provides solutions that drive enterprise Analytic and Machine Learning platforms across Humana. The individual has a track record to partner with the business in designing and delivering solutions to complex, high-impact business problems. The leader leverages a solid understanding of cloud native platforms and data pipeline technologies to transform high volumes of complex batch and real-time streaming data into advanced analytic solutions. The role requires a solid understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across department(s) and is adept at establishing agile cross-team processes and working models to achieve desired outcomes. The leader will also be responsible for growing and scaling a team of software and data engineers that build cloud native, scalable platforms to advance the usage of analytics and democratizing the use of data across Humana.

Job Responsibilities

Lead teams for software and data engineers responsible for building platforms and data products on Azure to enable self-service capabilities for use by data scientists and data analysts across Humana.

Deliver scalable solutions using a customer back design thinking approach to ensure high adoption of the platforms with the least amount of friction.

Demonstrates leadership in technology architecture to be able to set technology direction for the platforms.

Derives adoptions of platforms that deal with big and fast data including IoT/IoMT and NLU solutions.

Evaluates and implements new technology appropriately.

Maintains and fosters internal client relationships. Takes ownership of the relationship and ensures that clients' objectives are met.

Manage the team's labor and budgets including forecasts (labor and non-labor).

Liaisons with and offers strategic direction to related application development and infrastructure teams on infrastructure application services.

Partners with Product Management to analyze customer and business requirements, and mentors and drives teams to deliver results.

Provide leadership to a team of technology professionals, driving associate engagement initiatives, developing and managing talent, and leading change efforts.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or above (Computer Science, Bio Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or related fields)

At least 8 years of overall professional experience in leading development of large-scale enterprise software systems with strategic planning, resource planning, operations management, and budgeting

Working experience delivering solutions in a public cloud, preferably Microsoft Azure

Experience creating and delivering complex enterprise initiatives and programs

Experience with Analytics/ML/AI/big data analytics

Knowledge of IoT, Internet of Things, or IoMT, Internet of Medical Things

Experience growing and leading large teams with a mix of associates and contractors

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Healthcare industry experience

Masters' degree


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Company info

Humana Inc.
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