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Job Summary

Mason, OH
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Tech Program Mgr (SCRUM Master) PS3316

About the Job


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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

This role will lead the agile team and development partners with a well-defined customized software development life cycle process. This would include processing definition, Agile Scrum based Software development, Hybrid Agile based module development along with cross functional communication, software technical project management, requirements traceability, source code control, test case management and defect tracking. This position provides clear resource loading of software team and capacity planning of the software. This position also represents the team at Release level to report status of multiple Agile feature teams to leadership.

This role will be required to work within the global matrixed organization. This role will work with multiple development partners to build scalable software and module development lifecycle processes. The Module will include Software and database interfaces for process, projects and tools.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for multiple projects, teams and systems. The role requires exceptional versatility including: project leadership, technology, and Agile planning and communication. The Agile Scrum Manager is required to:

  • Manage, negotiate, and coordinate with technology, and business stakeholders on prioritization of tactical and strategic technology initiatives, as well as monitor the entire project process
  • Work other team members to identify and justify investment opportunities
  • Work directly with business owners to define requirements (epics and user stories).
  • Implement processes, practices, and tools allow for multiple paths of delivery. I.e., create simplified, consistent, reusable, efficient and flexible methodologies
  • Recommend improvements and drive alignment across the Market Place solutions organization
  • Serve as a Coach and Mentor within the organization to facilitate adoption and maturity
  • Lead and influence others including those more senior on best practices
  • Manage partnerships with external vendors
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements based on program retrospectives
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or Business
  • 10+ years of experience in information technology
  • 10+ years working in IT and/or Software Development project/program management
  • 3+ years of experience working in Agile environments
  • 3+ years of leadership experience in customer centric organizations
  • Proficient with Agile development management tools (JIRA preferred)
  • Strong business acumen
  • Industry certifications, including Agile (Scrum Master, etc.) as well as traditional (PMP, etc.), are a strong plus
  • Strong understanding of entire development cycle, from concept to deployment and monitoring
  • Working knowledge of key technical concepts such as modern backend applications, cloud-based systems, web services and frameworks, etc.
  • Experience working with an onshore/offshore model


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