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Technology Applications Consultant

Role: Applications Consultant

Information Technology: The Forefront of Innovation In the fast-paced, ever-growing world of Healthcare, Humana relies on the latest technology and trends for sharing and storing information, communication and security. We need experts in technology to help us develop and maintain our networks, hardware, and software—to ensure our systems run smoothly and efficiently, keep us on the forefront of innovation in healthcare, and retain our competitive edge. At Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates lead their best lives and achieve lifelong well-being. We look for talented individuals who share this passion for helping others, who have naturally curious and innovative minds, and who want a career where they can use their technical skills to make a positive impact on the lives of our members.

Assignment Capsule

Be a part of Information Technology and use your skills to provide technical support.

Humana at Home is seeking a Technology Applications Consultant for its New York, NY location. Will provide level one technical support to end-users of PC, server and mainframe applications and hardware, supplying direction to all Humana associates seeking technological assistance.

  • Partner with peers to identify areas of improvement within the IT department and the company-at-large, providing solutions in the form of new standards and procedures
  • Triage reported problems to determine the most efficient manner of resolution
  • Simulate or recreate operating difficulties, recommending system modifications and communicating with other IT departments to correct core issues

Key Competencies

  • Builds Trust: Consistently models and inspires high levels of integrity, lives up to commitments, and takes responsibility for the impact of one's actions. •
  • Accountability: Meets established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving results; encourages others to do the same. •
  • Collaborates: Engages others by gathering multiple views and being open to diverse perspectives, focusing on a shared purpose that puts Humana's overall success first


Role Essentials

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a closely-related field with two years of related experience. Required experience must include two years in the following areas:

  • Perl Programming;
  • Bash programming;
  • SQL and Performance Tuning, PL/SQL, and writing complex SQL queries;
  • Unix or Linux;
  • Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel;
  • Web Application Programming;
  • SDLC (Agile or Waterfall);
  • Version control systems such as SVN or Git;
  • Web development;
  • Object Oriented Programming;
  • Algorithms and Design Patterns;
  • Production support; and
  • Apache Web Server.

Reporting Relationships

You will report to a Technology Manager. This area is under the leadership of the SVP & Chief Information Officer.

Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Send detailed technical resume to Humana, Amanda Millay, Talent Acquisition Specialist, 500 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202, or apply online at www.humana.com/careers (Ref. # 177177). EEO.


Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.