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Associate Director - Active Directory Services

Company name
Humana Inc.

Aberdeen, SD, United States

Employment Type

Manager, It

Posted on
May 19, 2023

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Humana's technology environment has pivoted from a centralized model over the last several years to a more federated model. This trend will continue and accelerate to the point where Humana's technology assets and users are spread over hundreds of vendors, offices, and geographies. This leader will evolve our operations to ensure we remain highly resilient, drive agile product deployment, and host core capabilities that allow our customers to securely connect with Humana associates, systems and services.

In this role you will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and recommending strategic information system technologies that will be required to apply new technology, processes, and software which improve our efficiency and effectiveness. Develops and establishes internal departmental standards and procedures. Actively monitors project activities and tracks progress on daily basis. Interfaces with other information technology staff to ensure accurate administration of Microsoft 2016 Active Directory.

Associate Director.


The AD of Active Directory Architecture ensures core infrastructure systems are maintained in accordance with relevant operational and security policies. This position maintains system operational standards and confirms that these capabilities perform within specified guidelines. The ideal candidate will have experience managing information technology projects that may involve systems and network engineers and/or other administrators through the full cycle of project delivery employing agile practices.

Key Responsibilities:

Modernize Humana's Active Directory, ADFS and other related architecture to leverage best-in-class technologies and processes

Define AD design standards, conforming with Security policies

Work across functions and business units to be the point person for Active Directory operations and engineering

Manage transitions and extends the AD service to our cloud and AAD environments.

Gather requirements and analyze data to build high-performance solutions

Determine where automation and simplification will increase efficiencies

Transition group from reactive to initiative-taking approach

Manage, grow, and develop a team of top talent

Interface with external vendors and infrastructure peers in a clear and concise manner

Improve monitoring and telemetry while increasing our AD team ability to analyze and troubleshoot impacts with log aggregation tools.

Collaborate with Infrastructure team members and others as necessary to assess near and long-term capacity needs

Build in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across segments and/or enterprise-wide

Makes decisions that are typically related to intradepartmental coordination, development and implementation of strategic plans, and business outcomes

Manage a minimum of 4 full time Associates and a small number of seasonal or overnight contractors.

Required Qualifications

6 or more years of experience designing, deploying, maintaining, and improving Active Directory, AAD or other Identity services.

3 years of recent and progressive technical experience in identity solutions

2 or more years of management experience

Experience in leading and facilitating technology transformations to cloud services such as AAD, M365 or Okta

Experience building and securing domains, OUs and GPOs

Automation is in your DNA.

Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment.

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

Preferred Qualifications

Strong executive and people leadership skills; demonstrated track record of building and developing strong teams.

Experience leading legacy transformations at scale, while navigating complexity and regulatory frameworks

Capable of working up, down, and across an organization, effectively navigating a matrix to get things done and push boundaries, simultaneously.

Ability to lead and create 'followership' with an existing and expanding team

Deep technical experience in AD design, build and operational administration.

Strong engineering expertise, ideally applied in a progressive leading-edge organization with scale and complexity.

Prior experience in the health solutions industry

Work at Home Guidance

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested.

Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership.

Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information.

This is a remote position


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

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