Anthem, Inc. Project Manager Intern (Summer 2021) in Indianapolis, Indiana
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At National Government Services (NGS), an independent subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and one of the largest Medicare contractors in the country, it’s a powerful combination. It’s 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.
NGS is seeking qualified candidates for an intern position within the IT PMO. The candidate that fills this position will learn the Scaled Agile methodology and will participate in quarterly Program Increment planning sessions as well as shadow Scrum Masters within the IT PMO and assist with agile activities such as backlog refinement, daily standups, system demos, and semi-monthly status reporting. We are looking for a candidate that is interested in staying for an extended period of time (ie: more than one semester) with the possibility of being placed in a full-time position following graduation.
Responsible for supporting IT teams with guidance from lead Scrum Masters. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: schedule and facilitate recurring ceremonies and working meetings; work with teams to track sprint and PI objectives, capacity/load, and retrospective improvement opportunities; coordinate sprint and system demos; support Release Train Engineer (RTE) with preparation and execution of quarterly PI Planning; work with Product Owners and teams to maintain story cards in backlogs and Kanban boards via Jira. Will also be responsible for working with the teams to identify, analyze, quantify, and mitigate project risks to reduce both probability and impact to the program. Provide program reporting, stakeholder communications, and support internal collaboration tool configurations.
Help lead the work of Development, Infrastructure and other key initiatives to ensure teams meet their commitments within a Program Increment
Facilitate daily stand-up and/or weekly meetings
Monitor task progress
Work with the team to develop deployment plans
Coordinate product/system demonstrations
Facilitate lessons learned/retrospective discussions
Provide program reporting and stakeholder communications including creating/maintaining appropriate status report or related documentation capturing project progress via designated methods of measurement (milestones, metrics, etc.)
Support internal collaboration tool configurations
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. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. 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.
Pursuing a Graduate degree in Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, MS
Familiar with Six Sigma Models and or Project Management knowledge
Proficient with Microsoft office (Excel)
Experience with Agile methodology is a plus