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Anthem, Inc. Tech Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Anthem, Inc. is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At Anthem, Inc., 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 with business partners to identify and implement multiple technical projects of varying sizes, 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 $1M in size or equal complexity. Directs system analysts and data analysts to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the development of a prescribed planning document; develops project charter

  • Partners with sponsors to secure project approval

  • Develops communication management plan

  • Defines project team roles and responsibilities, develops work plan structure and project schedule

  • Develops deployment plan; leads project meetings

  • Identifies, documents and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process

  • Maintains and updates all project documents

  • Secures the appropriate skill sets for project

  • Sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members

  • Provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers

  • Maintains issue log; facilitates resolution of issues

  • Owns compliance controls and process/procedure documentation

  • Executes communication plans

  • Regularly reports status of reports

  • Manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle

  • Tracks and manages time and budget against plan; develops testing strategy

  • Conduct project close-out activities

  • Prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints

  • Obtain/secure and archive necessary approvals

  • Manage and update project plan; and performs other duties as assigned.


BA/BS in information systems or related major; minimum of 3 years project management experience and 3-5 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; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience communicating effectively at all levels of an organization required. Demonstrated application of project management methodology required. Knowledge or experience with project management tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required. Experience working with portfolio management applications and preferred. Demonstrated results in three or more of the following areas preferred: Product/Software Development, Data Science, Data Management, Data Privacy, Software Architecture, Distributed Systems, Clinical Strategy, Risk Management. SQL experience strongly preferred. Python experience preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran