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Dir II Technology - Atlanta GA - PS28905

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Information Technology
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PS28905 Requisition #

This position will be located in Atlanta GA.  


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.


The Director II of Technology will manage the applications within the commercial claims tower.  The Director will interact closely with internal business leadership, external business partners as well as external vendors.  The Director must be a strategic thinker, with the ability to envision future state and communicate that vision to the delivery teams and senior leadership. The Director must be able to execute on the defined vision.  The Director must be able to manage the transformation of the business and transformation of the technology that will help leapfrog our business.  The Director must have extensive financial acumen with what-if analysis skills as well as Anthem’s annual budget process.

 

Responsible for leading and managing direction of information system and programming activities. Directs multiple work functions or major projects/programs with broad scope and strategic business impact.

 
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Interfaces with key Information Technology (IT) solution vendors; develops strategies and facilitates performance measurement plans to optimize vendor and associate performance and outcomes.
  • Develops Technology Plan and Forecast for an enterprise application, enterprise-wide tool, infrastructure, or a center or domain that is equivalent in scope and complexity.
  • Manages a domain or suite of applications (or the equivalent capital and/or level of responsibility).
  • Oversees strategic planning, budget development, and management for a single large or multiple cost centers, contract compliance, and any necessary integration of government regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures disaster recovery and business continuity plan are implemented, monitored, and updated on a recurring basis.
  • Delivers and supports system solutions that support the operations of their functional areas on a 24x7x365 basis.
  • Plans and executes annual projects while maintaining profit and loss (P&L) responsibility.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key business partners.
  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.
  • Lead and manage all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and move the delivery of work using Agile methodology.
  • Determine the optimal short term and long-term staffing plan by role and by quarter.  Utilize associate subject matter experts to achieve maximum output.  Analyze multiple vendors for the resources with the most systems expertise and cost efficiencies.  Partner with global in house center to maximize the delivery with quality from the GIC.
  • Provides overall strategic analysis and direction to senior management.
  • Develop Program and Project level financial forecast and budget projections on a quarterly basis.
  • Conduct performance evaluations, make hiring and termination decisions, and handle disciplinary action in collaboration with the Human Resources Department.
  • Deliver on strategy to clear legacy platforms of all lines of business (Commercial and Government)
  • Establish business objectives and integrate operational plans.
  • Negotiate the resolution of intra-organizational issues in the balanced best interests of the business.
  • Travel up to 25%.
  • Lead and manage all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) associated with platform migrations. 

Qualifications:
  • Requires BA/BS in Computer Science or related field; 8+ years of IT management experience, broad knowledge of the function/area being managed, ability to manage multiple tasks and projects; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Experience, expertise and/or specific certification may be required.
  • Health insurance industry experience is a must. Experience in blue plans are preferred. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills are critical.
  • MBA preferred.


Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

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Associate Benefits

At Anthem, we're in the business of taking care of people. In fact, everything we do is aimed at creating positive outcomes that make a difference in peoples’ lives, which of course includes our family of associates.

That's why we're proud to offer strong benefits that maximize associates' satisfaction and performance, while also driving strong corporate results. Our Total Rewards program is a comprehensive benefits package that supports greater quality of life for our associates, personally and professionally, through a wide range of thoughtful offerings, including:

At Anthem we believe in creating shared success with our associates. That’s why we provide numerous benefits to help you plan for your financial future and achieve your personal and professional goals, including:

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – Associates may participate upon hire and are eligible for matching company contributions after one year of service.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) – As a public company, we have the opportunity to share our success through stock ownership. The ESPP gives you the opportunity to purchase Anthem, Inc. stock at a small discount, through convenient payroll deductions.
  • Life Insurance – Associate, spouse/domestic partner, and/or child(ren) coverage
  • Long – term Disability Plan
  • Financial Education Resources

At Anthem, we believe people should never stop learning and growing. That’s why we support our associates with a dynamic variety of Career Development benefits, including:

  • Tuition Assistance – Anthem can provide up to $5,000 in tax-free reimbursement each year to cover the cost of tuition, required fees, and textbooks at an accredited institution.
  • Certification Awards – To recognize certain certification achievements, we may reward your efforts with a monetary award.
  • Service Recognition Awards – We celebrate your commitment to the company by offering service awards at five-year milestones and upon retirement.
  • Learning and Development – At Anthem, personal development is imperative to our success. That’s why we provide associates a wide variety of flexible development opportunities. Access to online classes, on-demand resources, instructor-led workshops, and on-the-job training tools come together to create a culture of growth and development.

At Anthem, we believe hard work, perseverance and success should be rewarded. That’s why we provide a strong compensation package that recognizes the valuable contributions each associate brings to our organization, In addition to competitive salaries, we offer:

  • Base Pay – Our base compensation system is market-driven and built to differentiate among individuals based on performance and competencies.
  • Merit Increases – Base pay merit increases are determined by your performance and pay relative to market data.
  • Incentive Programs – We believe that results improve when we are all aligned as one company working together to achieve common goals. To ensure we all share in Anthem's success, we offer incentive programs so that you are rewarded when the company, your department/business unit and you meet or exceed our objectives

At Anthem, we believe healthy associates are happier, more productive and more successful. That’s why we offer a range of health care options that balance attractiveness and cost – empowering you to choose the options that are most appropriate and affordable for you.

  • Medical Coverage – A Health Reimbursement Account, two Health Savings Account plans, and an HMO where available.
  • Dental Coverage – Two dental plans and a Dental HMO, where available, that offer preventive and basic services. The Enhanced Plan offers major dental procedures and orthodontia services.
  • Vision Coverage
  • Disability Benefits - Short-term disability at no cost to you if you are unable to work as a result of a covered illness or injury.
  • Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program – Comprehensive, confidential assistance for a wide array of issues that can affect the work, personal and family life of associates and their household members. Professional work/life services such as legal and financial consultations, ss well as child care and elder care referral services.
  • Programs to Improve Your Health – Onsite health services and screenings; tobacco cessation support; weight management programs; newsletters; tools; databases; health and fitness centers at many locations; and fitness club reimbursements for associates without access to an onsite fitness facility.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health care and dependent care with a 10 percent company match on your contribution to the dependent care FSA.
  • Tobacco-free Workplace – All Anthem facilities are tobacco-free, because we believe in providing our associates with a safe, healthy workplace.

At Anthem, we believe making a difference in people’s lives is a practice that should extend well beyond the walls of our offices. That’s why we provide a variety of benefits designed to help associates achieve work-life balance, including:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - Accrues on a per-pay-period basis. You may earn 19-24 days based on your completed years of service.
  • Bereavement – Up to three paid days
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Military Leave – Anthem pays the difference between your military pay and your base compensation for up to one year. You maintain medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits for one year
  • Adoption Assistance – Anthem will reimburse up to $5,000 ($2,500 for part-time associates) per adoption for eligible expenses
  • Long-term Care
  • Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Care Discounts
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • On-site Cafeterias
  • Scholarships
  • New Mother Rooms

The information presented here is a general summary. When a conflict exists between information provided in this general summary and terms of the plan, the plan document will prevail. Anthem reserves the right to amend or terminate its benefit plans at any time. Interns are temporary associates and therefore ineligible for many Anthem benefits.