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Anthem, Inc. Analyst Consultant/Product Owner in Richmond, Virginia


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 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.

Title: Analyst Consultant

Preferred locations: Mason, OH; Indianapolis, Indiana; Richmond, VA; Atlanta, GA

Status: Full-time, Bonus Potential

The Analyst Consultant will function as a Product Owner and will be responsible for working with Business and IT stakeholders to understand the problem domain and provide analysis to capture and manage quality requirements that align with the system solution.

Primary duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Functioning as a Product Owner working closely with the scrum team throughout the development process

  • Working with the scrum master to discern velocity and assisting in managing the development team to create a strong end product while adhering to team commitments and deadlines

  • Works on highly complex business needs develops epics and user stories manages backlog in tools and researches issues.

  • Thorough subject matter expertise and an understanding of business processes.

  • Responsible to work with the Business to understand the growth of the business so that critical data can be analyzed for solutioning.

  • Proactively support the voice of the customer to ensure requirements meet the business needs and mitigate risk. Support strategic direction and may lead system requirements definition design testing training and implementation support.

  • Works closely with Business Owners Product Managers and/or Product Owners to ensure business needs are captured prioritized and understood to manage stakeholder expectations.

  • Assists in the analysis of the functional business requirements and implementation details to ensures design meets nonfunctional requirements.

  • Participates in Product Roadmap planning and all phases of the SDLC. Primary Interface with initiative team to ensure they have a clear understanding of the requirements.

  • Defining the vision for the team’s product.

  • Contributes to the development of operational readiness documentation and training materials to support rollout adoption and use of the system/functionality as needed.

  • May provide support during the integration and acceptance testing phases and implementation.

  • Demonstrated experience leading/working in collaborative teams and a proactive approach to daily interactions with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Adheres to the current Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC). Anticipates and identifies opportunities for improvement including SDLC business processes and innovation.

  • Agile principles and mindsets to be used to accomplish deliverables and communication.

  • Performs in a leadership role to help guide team members and serves as an expert for the team.

  • Acts as a change advocate and is a role model to others when adapting to different work styles processes tools and communications.


  • BS/BA degree

  • 6-8 years of experience which should include analysis project management working knowledge of mainframe computer hardware and operating systems

  • Any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

    The ideal candidate has:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience functioning as a Product Owner.

  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and processes.

  • Prior Products & Benefits experience a plus.

  • Resourceful inquisitive and creative.

  • Displays high degree of emotional intelligence while under pressure.

  • Familiar with latest technology trends: AI, Big Data Trends, Blockchain Technology, Cloud & Edge Computing, etc.

  • Displays a passion for being a leader a problem solver and can hit the ground running.

  • A demonstrated assertive decision making style and superior interpersonal skills.

    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.

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