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Lead Cloud Automation Engineer - REMOTE


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 Lead Cloud Automation Engineer is a steward of cloud automation & engineering at Humana. They 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. They will also work on delivering automation solutions and engineering proof of concepts in alignment with enterprise architecture. The Lead Cloud Automation Engineer 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 Lead Cloud Automation Engineer 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

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

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

  • Proficiency with shell scripting

  • Proficiency with Git

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

  • 2 or more years of project leadership experience

  • 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 direct

  • 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, etc.)

  • Experience working in an Agile product methodology

  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Salary Range
$91,000.00 - $113,000.00
per Year
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Albuquerque, NM, 87101, US