Lead Business Architect-REMOTE

Highmark Health Remote
lead remote business process architecture strategy team analysis management enterprise governance solution operational data
November 23, 2022
Highmark Health
Topeka, Kansas

**Company :**

Highmark Inc.

**Job Description :**

Job Description JOB SUMMARY

This job supports Federal Markets by maintaining a broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and demonstrating varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and various platform capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance. Guides the principles, direction and standards as it relates to the business process solution framework. Takes a lead role in defining, preparing and modeling current and future state Federal Markets business process flows that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture and perform gap analysis. Conduct interviews and facilitate meetings with business partners to derive and validate business process models and drive operational efficiencies, controls and quality. Serves as a subject matter expert and liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and data constraints to the business. Develops and applies a structured business architecture strategy and methodology in relation to the platforms and technology based on individual Federal Markets segment business area needs and strategic direction. Identify and develop

recommendations for business process or workflow issues within the organization. Continually refreshing, evaluating, and maintaining the current and future state of the business, artifacts, and related interfaces of the Enterprise Architecture, Business, Information, System, Technology and Security Architecture. Serves as a mentor to other team members.


Develop and maintain business process flows, value stream maps, and reference

architectures for complex processes spanning multiple product areas. Create conceptual

models demonstrating how people, process and technology interoperate within the

organization. Partner with Business Leads to develop and maintain capability roadmaps

informed by industry research and business strategy.

Monitor industry architecture trends and determine the benefits of modifying or expanding the


Operational implementation and adoption of new business processes. Work closely with the

project manager, technical architect, and the rest of the implementation team to ensure proper

delivery of the solution. Work closely with operational change management team to ensure

business process changes are properly understood and documented for use in DLPs that will

be used for client training.

Business process re-engineering driven from business process activities leveraging industry

best practices. Work with internal product/programs to validate business decisions when

needed. Lead the development and update of artifacts detailing capability gaps that may

impede the business strategic positioning from reaching full and required potential

Consulting and collaborating with other areas architectural teams that contribute to the

Enterprise Architecture.

Support numerous product areas in developing a multi-year technology strategy and roadmap

for the customer for new/changed technology solutions, anticipating potential impacts on

business processes, structures and governance.

Maintain an awareness of strategic industry trends. Partner with Business Leaders to prioritize

feature level evolution. Support the Client relationship team and sales team in developing a

multi-year business capability strategy and roadmap for the customer for new/changed

technology solutions, anticipating potential impacts on business processes, structures and


Represent Highmark to outside vendors, suppliers, and business partners. Assist in defining

terms and conditions in Contract Management in Technology Acquisitions and Out-Sourcing


Other duties as assigned or requested.



Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or related field


Six (6) years of relevant, progressive experience in lieu of degree


master's Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or related field



l7 years in a Business/Systems Analyst role supporting systems platforms

To Include:

7 years with system development lifecycle

7 years of Project Management, including, project plans, including objectives, developing test

scenarios and cases, strategies, cost/benefit analysis, timeline, and risk analysis



3 years demonstrated experience with Senior Markets, ACA Individual, and / or CHIP


lLean (Six Sigma)

lCertified Business Architecture (CBA)

Project Management Professional (PMP)


Ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships with a client's business stakeholder.

Ensure clear, confident and collaborative manner when articulating concepts, challenges,

complexities in order to drive standards and best practices.

Ability to work in a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment with aggressive project timelines

and continual client delivery.

Ability to learn new concepts and integrate varying inputs, comprehend the intent of a client's

needs, and help shape the solution.

experience with business process modeling products, including Microsoft Visio

**_Disclaimer:_** _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._

**_Compliance Requirement_** _: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies._

_As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy._

_Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements._

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