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Anthem, Inc. Technical Program Director 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.

Technical Program Director

Preferred Location: Indianapolis, IN Other locations: This position can be located within a 50-mile radius of an Anthem office.

The Technical Program Director, Provides leadership for multiple large/strategic enterprise wide programs made up of multiple projects. Manages projects of at least $20M+ in size or equal complexity.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides strategic planning analysis to ELT concerning staffing needs on short to long term basis based on program projections.

  • Provides strategic direction for developing enterprise project plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risk, contingency plan and allocation of resources.

  • Provides expert knowledge of project management methodology approaches, techniques and tools to senior management.

  • Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives.

  • Coaches and mentors project team members; mentors other project managers around project management methodology; determines project scope.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; 15 years of Enterprise 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; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Demonstrated experience of managing increasing project size and complexity that are transformational in nature for the organization.

  • Demonstrated application of and proven success of project management methodology, management tools, analysis and research tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required.

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

  • Requires an understanding of the overall organization.

  • Demonstrated application of project management methodology required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience leading system modernization efforts impacting > 1000 users

  • Demonstrated experience replacing core systems within an organization

  • Demonstrated experience developing skills within team for adopting agile principles

  • Strong technical background

  • Executive communication presence

  • Strong program reporting / status experience

  • Preferred healthcare, especially payer background

  • Preferred Federal government experience

  • Ability to coordinate across large enterprises with multiple enterprise teams

  • Demonstrated ability of measuring program success via business outcomes

  • Experience using portfolio management application preferred.

  • Project management certification (PMP) preferred.

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.