Anthem Agile Coach Sr - PS4499 in Norfolk, Virginia

Agile Coach Sr - PS4499

Location: Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS4499

Post Date: May 10, 2018

Yourinnovation. 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.

We are adding several opportunities to our team including:

Agile Coach Sr – Norfolk, VA PS4499

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Agile Coach Sr – Mason, OH or Richmond VA PS5848

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Bring your hands-on experience as an Agile Coach Senior supporting our Mobile and GBD Member Portal areas in Norfolk, VA for this position- PS4499.

This role acts as a trainer, consultant and advisor. Works with business partners to identify and implement complex technical systems and/or products.

  • Manages medium to large systemsand/or products.

  • Acts as change agent anddemonstrates to the teams how Agile and SAFe processes and framework applies to their day to day activities.

  • Guides and mentors multiple teams inthe consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies,processes, compliance, and tool usage within Anthem’s Agile delivery context.

  • Improves application of Agileprinciples.

  • Improves team understanding of Agilepractice. Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile deliveryprocesses and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novelsituations.

  • Assists with improving operationalmetrics in efficiency and quality.

  • Assists with refining the Agiledelivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for theteam.

  • Ensures that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can beimplemented enterprise-wide.

  • Participates in both the internaland external Agile community to stay abreast of challenges, leadingpractices, and emerging trends.

  • Continues to improve knowledge ofAgile activities at Anthem as well as in industry.

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 5 years' experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Requires SAFe Agilist (SA) / SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) or equivalent.

  • Requires experience within small to medium sized Agile implementations (e.g. 5-7 team of teams or Agile Release Trains).

  • 5 years’ experience in broad-based information systems

  • Full life-cycle application development and/or building enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts.

  • Manage resources in a matrix environment

  • Communicate effectively at all levels of an organization required.

  • Working knowledge of Atlassian DevOps Tools is required.

  • 3 years leading and directing teams is required.

  • HealthCare Insurance industry experience is a plus.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE.M/F/Disability/Veteran