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Anthem, Inc. Release Management Advisor in Atlanta, Georgia


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.

Position can be located in Richmond, VA; Atlanta, GA; or near other Anthem location

Responsible for applying release, implementation and change management methodologies/procedures to ensure the goals and objections of each release are adequately staffed for successful implementation and accepted on time through following established release planning processes.

Primary duties in addition to release management team member responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides analysis and insight to release management team's planning, leads the release planning meetings for multiple platforms and project releases and prepares and publishes release notes and communicates success or failure of the release to management.

  • Leads lessons learned meetings to improve the release planning process and facilitate process improvement and establishes/defines standards and procedures for release statistics reporting and documentation.

  • Provides direction for developing project release plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources for large scale program releases which include maintenance releases and special dedicated project releases.

  • Meets with other IT and Business programs to align release schedules and timeline to minimize outages and/or production risks to ensure successful implementation of all release components to meet the company commitments.

  • Management duties may include leading/mentoring and training release management staff.


Required Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years IT experience, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • 1 year of Teradata, Hadoop or AWS experience

  • 5 years Datawarehouse applications experience

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in testing, SDLC, operations within IT and Business strongly preferred.

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 3 years experience in project managment strongly preferred.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or knowledge of project management methodologies with experience in managing multiple releases in a time sensitive environment strongly preferred.

  • Prior Anthem release management experience a plus

    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 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.

    REQNUMBER: PS59702-Atlanta-Atlanta