DescriptionThe Associate Director is accountable for establishing ways of working to enable agile program delivery of security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. The Associate Director requires an in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across functions or segments, and is able to apply system-thinking strategies to deploy solutions critical to keeping Humana's systems, assets, and employees safe and secure. The candidate is abreast of latest trends in technology and innovation to improve and mature Humana's security posture.This role will guide the Enterprise Information Protection organization (EIP) through the transition to agile ways of working and drives continued adherence to optimal Agile work practices. Promotes a culture of innovation by implementing Agile processes and principles which include techniques to increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and velocity. May provide on-going iteration management for high profile initiatives to provide real-time coaching as well as to gather and share Agile best practices across EIP.ResponsibilitiesOrganizes and prioritizes projects, programs, iterations etc. based on IT strategy, strategic roadmap, available and prioritized budgets, and changes schedules and ensures that the appropriate financial and organizational support is being allocated in support of those goals.
Requires an in-depth understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across EIP and the enterprise, and is able to apply system-thinking strategies to deploying solutions critical to keeping Humana's systems, assets, and employees safe and secure.
Attract, grow, and coach associates towards enabling a high performing agile program management office (APMO).
Guides EIP transition and drives continued adherence to optimal /Agile ways of working.
Strategic and significant contributions to quarterly and annual planning of strategic goals, OKR's (Objectives and Key results), PI (Program Increment Planning) commitments etc. and ongoing measurement.
Ability to work closely with the Strategy and Portfolio Management team to have a holistic approach to delivery and most optimally/efficiently achieve strategic outcomes
Measure maturity and progress against new ways of working.
Inform strategy to optimize operating model to foster streamlined product delivery
Required QualificationsBachelor's degree or equivalent experience
5 + years of cyber security experience
8 + years of technical experience
2 + management experience
Professional experience leading the agile delivery of large, multi-team programs
Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
Preferred QualificationsPossess a solid understanding of operations, technology, communications and processes
Advanced agile learning/certification such as Certified Team Coach (CTC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Six Sigma certification or related experience
Demonstrated ability to run large scale, highly visible programs with responsibility for multiple project teams
Additional InformationHumana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.Work-At-Home RequirementsWAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.
A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.
Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.
A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information
Proficiency in complex facilitation and dependency management techniques (cross team, cross segments)
Change Mindset, influencing a must
Deep experience deploying Agile methodologies and practices including Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
Scheduled Weekly Hours40Humana 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 https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=HumanaWebsite.