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Agile Coach Sr - PS4499


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Norfolk, VA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Agile Coach Sr - PS4499

About the Job


Your innovation. Our impact. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater health for our communities, and greater experiences for our customers. Innovation is a top priority. Here, you'll have an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that brings together industry leaders and technology experts, so together we can drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to create solutions and programs that can truly make a difference at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Internal Job Title: Agile Coach Sr.
Location: Norfolk, VA on-site

Bring your hands-on experience as an Agile Coach Senior supporting our Mobile and GBD Member Portal areas in Norfolk, VA.

This role acts as a trainer, consultant and advisor. Works with business partners to identify and implement complex technical systems and/or products.

  • Manages medium to large systems and/or products.
  • Acts as change agent and demonstrates to the teams how Agile and SAFe processes and framework applies to their day to day activities.
  • Guides and mentors multiple teams in the consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies, processes, compliance, and tool usage within Anthem's Agile delivery context.
  • Improves application of Agile principles.
  • Improves team understanding of Agile practice. Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile delivery processes and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novel situations.
  • Assists with improving operational metrics in efficiency and quality.
  • Assists with refining the Agile delivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for the team.
  • Ensures that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can be implemented enterprise-wide.
  • Participates in both the internal and external Agile community to stay abreast of challenges, leading practices, and emerging trends.
  • Continues to improve knowledge of Agile activities at Anthem as well as in industry.
  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 5 years' experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Requires SAFe Agilist (SA) / SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) or equivalent.
  • Requires experience within small to medium sized Agile implementations (e.g. 5-7 team of teams or Agile Release Trains).
  • 5 years' experience in broad-based information systems
  • Full life-cycle application development and/or building enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts.
  • Manage resources in a matrix environment
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of an organization required.
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian DevOps Tools is required.
  • 3 years leading and directing teams is required.
  • HealthCare Insurance industry experience is a plus.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE.M/F/Disability/Veteran

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