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Mgr II Technology

Location: Washington DC, DC
Job Family: Information Technology
Req #: PS46789-Washington-Washington
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2021


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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.

Manager II Technology, National Government Services

Primary Location is  Baltimore MD

Can consider candidates from Richmond VA/ Norfolk VA / Atlanta GA/ Indianapolis IN/ Washington DC

****Might consider remote rockstar candidates as well closer to the Baltimore MD area with travel to the office.****

Responsible for delivering and maintaining Information Technology (IT) applications/systems, leading a technical team and driving the engineering roadmap to deliver on contractual commitments and/or internal product roadmaps. Lead the team to enable the vision for a world class Software Engineering organization, deliver with excellence, have a keen customer focus, look for continuous improvement and innovation opportunities, while ensuring streamlined operations for the business and operating in a fast paced Agile environment.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead all aspects of Identity Management as it relates to customer requirements and deliverables, to include custom developed IdM solutions, commercial off the shelf solutions and Enterprise LDAP solutions.
  • Lead a portfolio of diverse technology initiatives and cross functional team(s) of developers, engineers and analysts to deliver information systems and related functions for one or more system/application while delivering on NGS contracts.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key business partners, external and internal clients with a customer focus.
  • Manages multiple cost centers and/or plan of record projects; delivers and supports software system solutions that support the operations of their functional areas.
  • Manages at least a single application (or the equivalent capital and/or level of responsibility and complexity).
  • Defines and drives the adoption of software engineering practices and modernization such as Continuous Delivery/DevSecOps, Test Automation, Test Driven Development and migration to Cloud, to improve quality and speed of delivery while balancing business needs.
  • Evaluates all directives, change orders, and projects as to their impact on tactical plans, budgets, and contract compliance.
  • Oversees and implements new subsystems, procedures and techniques; manages implementation/integration projects to ensure deliverables.
  • Shares their passion for continuous learning and staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with new technologies, participate/lead communities of practice and roll-up their sleeves to dive deeper as needed.
  • Participate or lead in enabling key blue chip business and related IT priorities.
  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports for talent management and growth while also focusing on personal growth and development.
  • Demonstrate high standards of integrity by adhering to the NGS Standards of Ethical Business Conduct (SEBC) and behaviors that are consistent with our Anthem and NGS values.


Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience leading project teams, application software development, maintenance or implementation and support, including 3+ years of management experience in an Agile environment, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Experience delivering and managing Identity Management, include custom developed IDM solutions and/or commercial off the shelf solutions and Enterprise LDAP solutions.
  • At least 4 years of experience in people management
  • At least 1 year of experience with Agile and software engineering practices such as Continuous Delivery, DevOps, Test Automation and applications on Cloud.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience managing technical teams building products facing external customers
  • 5+ years of experience working with Agile and software engineering practices
  • Government / Federal Technology consulting experience is highly preferred.

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. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 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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