Anthem Scrum Master - Norfolk, VA - PS4304 in Norfolk, Virginia

Scrum Master - Norfolk, VA - PS4304

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Location: Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS4304

Post Date: Apr 16, 2018

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 atone of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited:

  • Plans, coordinates, monitors, and supports the implementation of multiple small to medium systems and/or products.

  • Acts as a buffer between the team and process overhead, so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software.

  • Shields the team from interruptions and removes obstacles that may impact the delivery of the product.

  • Guides the team's operations by facilitating ceremonies (e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles into daily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team.

  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management).

  • Ensure team is well-informed on internal and external initiatives and activities.

  • Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities.

  • To ensure smooth delivery of team, tracks and removes and obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress.

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree;

  • Minimum of 3 years experience implementing Agile methodologies;

  • Or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Preferred CSM or equivalent certification.

  • Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams).

  • Healthcare experience, specifically with Medicaid and/or enrollment, is a plus.

  • Experience with SAFe and JIRA an asset.

  • Experience managing both Kanban and Scrum teams an asset.

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