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Tech Project Manager Sr

Company Name:
UniCare Life & Health Insurance Company
Job Description
WellPoint is one of the nations leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions.
Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine.
Works independently with business partners to identify and implement medium to large technical projects, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications or data warehouse planning and development. Manages projects at least $5-7 M in size or equal complexity. Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems.
In addition to all responsibilities of a project manager which include managing all aspects of a project including initiating, planning, executing, closing and controlling, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
coaches and mentors project team members;
mentors other project managers around project management methodology;
determines project scope;
develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans;
develops training plans;
develops requirements documents;
develops project approval matrix;
identifies project team training and tool needs;
defines, recommends and secures contractual agreements for technical services and products;
coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and develops service-level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms;
defines quality gates for each project methodology phase;
defines critical success factors;
establishes and manages the project warranty period.
Acts as subject matter expert for project and program management related tools and processes.
Job Qualifications
Requirements
BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree;
7 years of project management experience in broad-based information systems, with at least 3 years leading and directing project tasks;
or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Will work on Projects for WEM
Project management certification preferred within one year of job placement and prior to moving to the next level.
Demonstrated application of and proven success of project management methodology, management tools, analysis and research tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required.
Experience in coaching and mentoring project team members preferred.
Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts, managing resources in a matrix environment, communicating and influencing effectively at all levels of an organization required.
Demonstrated application of project management methodology required. Requires an understanding of the overall organization.
Experience with portfolio management applications and Rational tools preferred.
Expereince with Java/J2EE, DB2, Oracle, SOA and WebServicesrequired
Experience working in a virtual environment.
WellPoint is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and is a 2013 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company please visit us at . EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.
Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).
Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral program can be found in My HR.

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