Anthem, Inc. Tech Project Manager Sr in Norfolk, Virginia
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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.
Senior Tech Project Manager
Works independently with stakeholders and is responsible for the management of one or more projects. Responsible for applying quality and testing best practices, project management, Agile/Scaled Agile principles, skills, tools and techniques to meet project testing deliverables and deliver quality products to our customers. Manages projects at least $5-7 M in size or equal complexity. Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. In addition to all responsibilities of a project manager which include managing all aspects of a project including initiating, planning, executing, closing and controlling, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coaches and mentors project team members; mentors other project managers around project management methodology; determines project scope; develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans; develops training plans; develops requirements documents; develops project approval matrix; identifies project team training and tool needs; defines, recommends and secures contractual agreements for technical services and products; coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and develops service-level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms; defines quality gates for each project methodology phase; defines critical success factors; establishes and manages the project warranty period. Acts as subject matter expert for project and program management related tools and processes.
In addition to managing all aspects of quality across initiating, planning, executing, closing and controlling within a given project, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coaches and mentors project team members;
Mentors other project managers around quality and testing methodology;
Determines testing scope and strategy;
Identifies project team training and tool needs;
Defines quality gates for each project methodology phase;
Defines critical success factors;
Drives testing and quality best practices
Drives testing and quality continuous improvement efforts
Acts as subject matter expert for testing and quality related tools and processes.
BA/BS in information systems or related major; 7 years of project management experience in broad-based information systems, with at least 3 years leading and directing project tasks; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
CMMi, Six Sigma and/or Project Management certification (PMP) preferred.
Demonstrated application of and proven success of project management methodology, management tools, analysis and research tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required.
Experience in coaching and mentoring project team members preferred.
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.
Demonstrated application of project management methodology preferred.
Experience with portfolio management applications and Rational tools 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. 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.