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Anthem, Inc. Tech Project Manager, Tech Project Leader - Job Family in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description

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.

This position can be filled at Tech Project Manager or Tech Project Leader level. The hiring manager will determine the level, based on the candidate’s experience and background.

Tech Project Manager

Works with business partners to identify and implement multiple technical projects of varying sizes, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications or data warehouse planning and development. Manages projects at least $1M in size or equal complexity. Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the development of a prescribed planning document;

  • Develops project charter;

  • Partners with sponsors to secure project approval;

  • Develops communication management plan;

  • Defines project team roles and responsibilities,

  • Develops work plan structure and project schedule;

  • Develops deployment plan;

  • Leads project meetings;

  • Identifies, documents and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process;

  • Maintains and updates all project documents;

  • Secures the appropriate skill sets for project;

  • Sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members;

  • Provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers;

  • Maintains issue log;

  • Facilitates resolution of issues;

  • Executes communication plans;

  • Regularly reports status of reports; manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle;

  • Tracks and manages time and budget against plan; develops testing strategy;

  • Conduct project close-out activities;

  • Prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints;

  • Obtain/secure and archive necessary approvals;

  • Manage and update project plan; and performs other duties as assigned.

Tech Project Leader

Responsible for leading projects with support from technical project managers. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedule and facilitate project meetings; work with leadership to identify; implement project scope, project schedules, and management documentation.

  • During project initiation, collaborate with project sponsors to define objectives and resource managers for project staffing.

  • Engage project team resources to define project requirements; identify work breakdown structures; capture work backlogs.

  • Determines task owners, facilitate daily stand-up and/or weekly meetings; monitor task progress; develop deployment plans; coordinate product demonstrations, and facilitate lessons learned/retrospective discussions.

  • Will also be responsible for working with the project team to identify, analyze, quantify, and mitigate project risks to reduce both probably and impact to the program.

  • Provide program reporting, stakeholder communications, and support internal collaboration tool configurations.

  • This will include creating/maintaining appropriate status report or related documentation capturing project progress via designated methods of measurement (milestones, metrics, etc.)

  • This role will also be a primary point of contact to both internal and external stakeholders, providing project updates according to the stakeholder communication plan the Project Lead developed in conjunction the Project Sponsor and other Key Stakeholders at project initiation.

  • This position will manage IT projects that will either have project-specific budget accountability or will roll up into program-level budgets.

Qualifications

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Tech Project Manager

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years project management experience in broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development and/or building enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development with 2 years spent working in a lead role on one or more projects; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Requires experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts, managing resources in a matrix environment, and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization.

  • Requires experience working with project management tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP) strongly preferred.

  • Experience working with portfolio management applications and Rational tools strongly preferred.

Tech Project Leader

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 2 years of experience as a member of a project team, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP) and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) strongly preferred.

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.

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 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.

REQNUMBER: PS63524-Indiana

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