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Anthem, Inc. Information Security Senior Advisor – Portfolio and Program Management Oversight in Indianapolis, Indiana


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for working with associates and leaders across Information Security to ensure the execution of key initiatives and projects align to business commitments and strategy. Areas of focus include Information Security Strategic and Annual Planning, financial analysis, trend analysis, resource management, vendor governance, and cost and budget management. As a Senior Advisor, you will help shape the Information Security portfolio and direction by applying strategic data analysis, skills, tools, and techniques to directly influence the success of the team’s solutions and services.

A successful candidate will have expertise and demonstrated success as a thought leader with a track record of delivering results for large-scale initiatives. Key to your success will be the ability to navigate the complexities of a large organization, and a relentless drive to confront and resolve issues and, as applicable, see solutions scale across the organization. You will be looked to as a trusted partner and problem solver, helping all stakeholders overcome obstacles and guiding solutions forward.


  • Supports Annual and Strategic planning for Information Security, partnering with key stakeholders, business groups and the Information Security leadership team to develop an integrated business plan

  • Assists Information Security Chief of Staff by providing analyses, projections and reporting, synthesizing business and technical information to key stakeholders with high attention to detail

  • Translates complex information into value-based, easy to understand formats including graphical displays

  • Leverages organizational strategy to identify business talent needs and works collaboratively with the leadership team and Human Resources to facilitate effective workforce planning activities

  • Help provide governance and oversight of Information Security vendors

  • Develops and socializes a variety of Information Security guidance to help manage expectations, develop shared understanding and ensure consistency in approach across the organization

  • Champions associate development and closely tracks the internal talent pipeline, including managing and maturing the OCISO onboarding program

  • Evaluates directives, change orders, and projects to assess their impact on security strategic plans, budgets, and contract compliance

  • Partners with leaders of initiatives to scale high value, technology-enabled solutions by identifying resources and risks, managing quality and cost expectations, and developing program/project tracking plans.

  • Actively engages and advises stakeholders; Manages multiple large-scale projects/programs on overlapping deadlines with minimal oversight.

  • Tracks outcomes and manages activities and program performance in accordance with budget and strategic direction.

  • Documents processes in language that is clear and understandable to non-technical audiences

    *Indianapolis, IN preferred but will consider other locations.


Minimum Requirements: BS/BA in information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 8 years experience in Information Security or Information Technology; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication, relationship building and influencing skills; strong drive and ability to influence and support others in achieving commitments and meeting established deadlines

  • Strong strategic thinking capabilities

  • Ability to manage multiple complex priorities and competing agendas without direct authority over delivery teams

  • Demonstrated results with progressively increasing responsibilities and proven ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and work with a geographically distributed team

  • Analytical aptitude and data-driven decision making

  • Strong interpersonal skills (with leaders and peers)

  • Advanced skills with MS-Office and other related PC applications

  • Strong presentation skills; ability to visually represent complex ideas clearly and succinctly

  • Self-motivated with keen attention to detail

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.