Anthem, Inc. Agile Product Manager in Woodland Hills, California
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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.
This role will allow remote start due to Covid but will move to office based once Anthem is cleared to return to the office (TBD). Any Anthem office with Woodland Hills, CA (highly preferred); Wallingford, CT; Indianapolis, IN; Mason, OH or Atlanta, GA
Responsible for representing the needs and desires of the stakeholder community to the team of Agile teams and will be the experts on the market and the customer. Accountable for one or more Agile teams and drives the solution concept across these multiple teams.
Primary duties may include but are not limited to:
Responsible for new development and enhancements to financial systems.
Focused on the business case product strategy/definition/positioning road map development portfolio management full competitive analysis win/loss analysis forecasting and value delivery through the ecosystem
Communicate the customer needs and participates in validation of proposed solutions
Collaborate with the Product Owners to continuously develop and communicate the vision for the scrum teams and are key to efficient and effective development
Responsible for the Program Epic/Initiative backlog at the Agile Lean Program Level.
Working directly with financial operations, IT and sales partners to represent all stakeholders needs to develop the business case for Epics/features that affect the Agile Release Train (ART) or Team of Agile Teams and makes decisions regarding what epics/features the product or program will have based on the understanding of the customer needs.
Utilize the right key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the product performance.
Supports portfolio work including budget parameters and strategic themes.
Advocates for current and future funding and drives requests for funding and secures budget for the continuous flow of value to customers.
Collaborates with the system and solution architects to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the key technical aspects to support the new business functionality.
Builds an effective product manager/product owner team for multiple trains in support of their value stream but may not necessarily report to the same organization.
Mentors Product Managers to confidently drive solutions across teams.
Key driver of business value delivery at the Program level.
“At this time, Anthem will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.”
Requires a BS/BA degree
8+ years of experience with writing business and functional requirements and experience implementing Agile methodologies required
Experience with JIRA or JIRA/Align highly preferred
Experience with MS Office suite preferred (Excel/PowerPoint)
Agile Product Manager experience required
Or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Leading SAFe (SA) certification required.
CSPO or equivalent (Certified Scrum Product Owner) and/or SPO/PM (SAFE Product Owner/Product Manager) preferred.
This is not a people Mgr role but will operate as an individual contributor without dirct reports.
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 careers.antheminc.com. 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.