Anthem, Inc. Engineer Lead in Richmond, 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.
Platform Engineer- Lead
Responsible for full delivery of end to end system development and maintenance on medium Enterprise wide technology platforms.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Maintains active relationships with customers to determine business requirements and leads requirements gathering meetings.
Leads requirements gathering meetings and reviews designs with the business. Leads efforts with Web and marketing team to increase the presence of web products.
May implement improvements in stability, performance, and scalability across major business-critical systems. May implement process to reduce barriers and roadblocks in projects, services, and processes in order to operate more efficiently.
Owns the change request process and coordinates with other teams as necessary. Develops and owns list of final enhancements.
Develops and defines application scope and objectives and supervises the preparation of technical and/or functional specifications from with programs will be written.
Performs technical design reviews and code reviews. Ensures unit test is completed and meets the test plan requirements, system testing is completed, and system is implemented according to plan.
Responsible for delivery of application technology solutions and data information planning effort. Coordinates and manages on-call support and owns the system monitoring process.
Owns the technical development environment and works on the Enterprise team. Leads multiple or large projects and facilitates large group JAD sessions for requirements, modeling in several disciplines. Leads vendor evaluation and analysis.
The desired candidate will bring experience delivering results while working on a high-performing team in support of the Anthem’s Enterprise Data & Analytic Digital Platforms.
Broad IT knowledge, including two or more of the following:
experience leading software upgrade and/or hardware migration projects;
development of effective partnerships with vendors, delivery teams, and infrastructure/operations teams (SAN, Firewall, Operating Systems, Database, Security, IAM, etc);
supporting third party or open source tools with hundreds of users;
planning and executing cloud migration projects;
defining, planning, and leading software proof of concepts/pilots
• Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new software technologies while ensuring platform stability and value is delivered
• Strong communication and planning skills while working with global remote teams
• Seeks efficiency through identification and optimization of processes
Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years related experience; multi-platform, multi-dimensional experience, and expert level experience with business and technical applications; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Experience mentoring others and provide troubleshooting support strongly preferred. Multi database and/or multi language strongly preferred. If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed. 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 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.