Job Description

Awarded a Healthiest Employer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona aims to fulfill its mission to inspire health and make it easy. AZ Blue offers a variety of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses as well as providing information and tools to help individuals make better health decisions.

This position is Hybrid within the state of AZ only.  This Hybrid work opportunity requires residency, and work to be performed, within the State of Arizona.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

As an IT Delivery Lead, you will serve as the primary technical liaison and leader for our IT projects. The role will be pivotal in ensuring the successful delivery of IT solutions by bridging the gap between business stakeholders and technical teams. Through your expertise in IT project management and deep understanding of technical requirements, you will drive the development and implementation of innovative IT solutions that align with organizational goals and deliver exceptional value to our stakeholders. You will be the main point of contact for the clients, stakeholders, and internal teams, providing regular updates, feedback, and guidance. In this role you will also be involved in business development, proposal writing, and contract negotiation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7 years of related and progressive experience combining IT delivery or support, solutions implementation,
  • product ownership, operations management, team leadership
  • 5 years of experience in IT as a product owner or project leader, preferably in a consulting or service delivery
  • role
  • 1 year of experience as an Agile team manager, scrum master, or product owner

Required Education

  • High-School Diploma or GED in general field of study (All Levels)

Required Licenses

  • N/A

Required Certifications

  • N/A

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 years of related and progressive experience combining IT delivery or support, solutions implementation,
  • project management, operations management, team leadership
  • 10 years of experience troubleshooting hardware, software, and networks in a windows environment
  • 4 years of experience with thin client software and systems
  • 5 years deploying software to desktops/service using automated software and deployment tools
  • 5 years of systems integration experience in a large complex organization
  • 3 years of experience as an Agile team manager, scrum master, or product owner

PREFERRED EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or related field

PREFERRED LICENSES

  • N/A

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certification as Product Owner, Scrum Master, or Team Coach

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage the delivery of IT projects and services for clients, ensuring that they desired functionality and value to
  • the company
  • Partner with the technical delivery teams to drive the end-to-end project execution and assist in resolving blockers
  • Coordinate and communicate with the clients, stakeholders, and internal teams, providing regular updates, feedback, and
  • guidance
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are aligned with the strategy and desired outcomes
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and support to the project team members, and foster a collaborative and positive work
  • environment
  • Contribute to the business development, proposal writing, and contract negotiation activities
  • Stay updated with the latest IT trends, best practices, and technologies, and apply them to the project delivery
  • Participate and/or lead large or complex technical projects

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Proven track record of delivering complex IT projects and services on time, within budget, and with high quality
  • Strong knowledge of IT project management methodologies, tools, and frameworks, such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban,
  • Waterfall, etc.
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire the project
  • team and stakeholders.
  • Advanced PC proficiency
  • Basic proficiency in spreadsheet, database, flow charting, and word processing software

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL COMPENTENCIES

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Service, project and results-orientation, with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High-energy work ethic, ability to establish vision, drive change and deliver results
  • Ability to facilitate cross-functional teams to develop, deliver, operationalize, document, and support solutions
  • Knowledge of developing and managing continuous improvement programs
  • Strong analytical skills to support independent and effective decisions
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints
  • Perserverance in the face of resistance or setbacks
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive working relationship with others
  • Demonstrated ability to stay current on software trends and innovations · Experience working with and managing third parties
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy
  • Analytical knowledge necessary to generate reports based on available data and then make decisions based on reported data

REQUIRED LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND COMPENTENCIES

  • Facilitate and resolve customer requests and inquiries for all levels of management within the Corporation.

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet, database, flow charting, and word processing software
  • Expert knowledge of computer operating systems
  • Advanced knowledge of active directory

PREFERRED PROFESSIONAL COMPENTENCIES

  • Demonstrated understanding of outsourcing business strategies and best practices
  • Thorough knowledge of the company’s needs, policies and culture
  • Advanced systems research and analysis expertise
  • Impeccable project management skills
  • Solid technical ability and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of internal departments and operations
  • Preferred Leadership Experience and Competencies
  • Ability to provide mentoring and peer review to team members
  • Ability to build lesson plans and deliver lessons to team members

Our Commitment

AZ Blue does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected group.

Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.  For more information on our company, see azblue.com.  If interested in this position, please apply.

Application Instructions

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