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Anthem, Inc. Staff VP, Medicaid IT Leader - GBD in Virginia Beach, 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 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.


The incumbent in this role will serve as the single point of accountability for technology and the first call in the event of an issue and will jointly develop solutions with the business and ensure a high level of business input across the technology lifecycle. You will be responsible for routing needs back to the appropriate technology service leader when business associates reach out. In addition to owning the integrated roadmap for the LOB and serve as the interface to senior business leaders. In addition, the incumbent will have direct responsibility for some LOB-specific functions outlined in the LOB Models.

Primary duties include, but not limited to:

  • Direct responsibility for Enrollment, EDI operations and outbound enrollment extracts, and support functions

  • Indirect or matrixed responsibility for all relevant shared service areas within GBD CIO organization as well as Enterprise shared services, Digital organization to serve the Medicaid LOB

  • Selects and partners on the implementation of solutions to streamline LOB operations and optimize their strategic benefits.

  • Communicate successes, shortcomings, strategy, and messaging with enterprise and line of business leadership

  • Identify areas of risk and take corrective steps, including timely escalation, to raise stakeholder awareness and drive risk mitigation action

  • Systematically develops whole team; develops individuals in order to build calculated team-wide bench strength and balanced capability

  • Strategic SME support for growth projects through early IT engagement

  • Actively engaged in GBD Growth Implementations

  • Plans and executes financial objectives and has ongoing budget accountability.

  • Assemble teams with expertise to drive value through Agile development patterns

  • Accountable for providing vision and direction to a team of associates based on the strategy and vision.

  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates the performance of direct reports.

This position can be located remotely however it is preferred to have the incumbent located within driving distance to one of our Pulse locations. Internal PeopleSoft Title: Staff VP, Engineering


  • Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field;

  • 15+ years of management and leadership experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Excellent analytical ability, written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, negotiation skills, PC skills, advanced strategic planning, organizational, managerial and leadership skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years experience within a healthcare organization

  • Medicaid experience from a managed care or payor organization

  • Government experience within healthcare

  • Ability to influence and communicate to the technical and non-technical leaders

  • Has a technology competency that supports the accelerated development and delivery of solutions

  • Personal accountability to meet goals and performance standards.

  • Commitment to quality

  • Leadership courage to make difficult decisions and recommendations

  • Ability to adapt and lead teams through change

  • Drive results across all direct and indirect reports

  • Financial acumen

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

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 Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.