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

Sr. Virtualization Engineer - Remote

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (AZ Blue) is urgently hiring a full-time, Senior Systems Engineer to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of in-house information systems that support core organizational functions.

In this role, you will collaborate with infrastructure staff and the executive team to monitor, maintain, support, and optimize networked software and associated operating systems. You will ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of in-house information systems that support core organizational functions. Monitors, maintains, supports, and optimizes networked software and associated operating systems. Identifies, communicates, and resolves issues to maximize benefit of IT systems investments.

What to Expect

As you work to help us improve the quality of life for Arizonans, expect to thrive in an energetic, diverse environment, championed by an organization consistently named Best Places to Work and Most Admired Company in Arizona.

This Remote work opportunity requires Arizona residency and work to be performed within the State of Arizona.

Inspiring Health in Arizona Starts with You

Our benefits support work-life balance and the flexibility you need to be your best.

They include:

  • Eleven (11) paid holidays, including a floating holiday you can use any time you wish
  • Accrued paid time off (up to 18 days per calendar year)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) up to 5% dollar-per-dollar match, 2% non-elective employer contribution
  • Up to 12% annual bonus based on corporate goals and individual performance
  • Eight (8) paid volunteer hours to support our mission of inspiring health
  • Tuition reimbursement for you; scholarship opportunities for your children
  • Lifestyle Spending Account to help pay for things that support financial, social, emotional and physical well-being
  • Treadmill desks, full-service fitness center, and healthy meals and snacks
  • Ongoing training for employees who wish to grow in their careers, acquire skills, and become managers

Required Qualifications:

Experience in information technology or computer systems, including experience with networked software and operating systems

  • Level 3: 6 years
  • Level 4: 8 years

Experience in planning, design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products

  • Level 3: 3 years
  • Level 4: 5 years

Experience in project management

  • Level 3: 1 year
  • Level 4: 2 years

   

Supervisory or lead experience

  • Level 4: 2 years

Required Education

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

Required Licenses

  • N/A

Required Certifications

  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience in information technology or computer systems, including experience with networked software and operating systems

  • Level 3: 8 years
  • Level 4: 10 years

     

Experience in planning, design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products

  • Level 3: 5 years
  • Level 4: 8 years

Experience in project management

  • Level 3: 2 years
  • Level 4: 5 years

Supervisory or lead experience

  • Level 4: 5 years

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Business, or related field (All Levels)

Preferred Licenses

  • N/A

Preferred Certifications

  • MS networking certification or exams (All Levels)

Level 3 - Performs job functions with minimal supervision

  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
  • Design and perform server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with the company’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Participate in Infrastructure Review process for CPM managed projects.
  • Ensure the department leverages internal tools and applications effectively
  • Build, support, and maintain moderately complex processes, programs, and data
  • Participate or lead small to medium scoped projects
  • Develop programs, time estimates and project schedules based on prioritization and business requirements
     

Level 4 - Performs job functions in a lead capacity

  • Facilitate and/or create new procedures and processes that support advancing technologies or capabilities
  • Research, analyze, track and resolve complex  production problems
  • Build, support, and maintain moderately complex processes, programs, and data
  • Evaluate high-level project information and assess project components to forecast work effort required
  • Provide peer-level review and mentoring to levels 1 and 2
  • Participate and/or lead large- or complex-technical projects
  • Create complex ad-hoc reports for internal and external use
  • Act as primary operational contact for internal and external customers when needed /  in the absence of manager
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements between department and operational or technical areas are met
  • Lead, develop and mentor staff by providing opportunities for growth through delegation, training, and assignment to various project teams
  • Inform manager of any issues impacting the efficient and effective performance of the department including system, resource, and informational barriers; Provide timely feedback to team member on performance
  • Assist manager in the day-to-day operations of the department

Why Join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona?

Our award-winning healthy campus in Phoenix is designed with you in mind. Access telehealth services at our BlueCare Anywhere kiosk, fuel up with healthy meals and snacks at our cafe, The Hub and make the most of our onsite fitness center by taking advantage of personal trainers, a nutritionist, Health Support programs, and daily group fitness classes, including spin, yoga, and Zumba.

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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