Job Description

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is a local, independent Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and a not-for-profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. Founded in 1939, the company has more than 1,800 dedicated employees throughout its Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler and Flagstaff offices. Providing health insurance products, services and networks to more than 1 million Arizonans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona offers various health plans for individuals, families, and small and large businesses. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers Medicare supplement plans to individuals over age 65.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona helps to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life of Arizonans by delivering a variety of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses as well as providing information and tools to help individuals make better health decisions.

BCBSAZ does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected group.

Skills / Requirements

Manager, Solution Architecture for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ) - Develop short and long-term strategies and support project deliverables. Work within Information Technology to develop near/mid-term roadmap creation, to address gaps and move towards future state architecture to support growth, optimization and innovation. Direct architectural design, implementation and modification activities in conjunction with Team Leaders, other IT managers, users and management. Analyze design and architect systems and adjust system design to solve problems in a dynamic environment; align business requirements with enterprise technology alternatives and options. Responsible for domain specific content/collateral, architecture standards/ methodologies, and documentation of the current state and future state architecture.


Requirements include a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Engineering, or related; and progressive post-Bachelor’s experience (3 years with Master’s or 5 years with Bachelor’s); which must include some experience with designing and managing system and software development; implementation and maintenance and data migration; designing and managing complex legacy transformation programs; multi-dimensional databases; BI/Advanced Analytics platform (SSRS, Cognos, Hyperion and Tableau); web-based applications and cloud-computing applications for hosting (VB, Java, SPSS, SAS, SQL query, and ASP.NET); databases (SQL server, Oracle, and MS Access); and PMP and ITIL certifications or equivalent.

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