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Business Analyst III / Business Consultant

Anthem, Inc

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted December 19, 2021.

Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., its a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which were 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 at one of America’s leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Note: This position may be filled at the Business Analyst III or Business Consultant level depending on candidates skills, experience, and education.

Location: Work @ Home – reside two hours from an Anthem office.

Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm (occasional weekends required)

This position will be acting as a Product Owner for a scrum team with the BPR/FOA Agile Release Train (ART), which includes being a member of the Agile leadership team and is the functional and/or client (or business) representative for a project or set of projects within a market-focus.

Primary duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Translating features into user stories within a teams backlog and managing ranking and prioritizing this backlog so that it is reflective of stakeholder requirements and priorities.

  • Final testing and acceptance of the user stories supporting the features.

  • Effectively communicate to the team the stakeholder needs so the teams delivery meets both contractual requirements and established acceptance criteria including expected quality and performance and to complete various work management activities according to defined service level commitments and process compliancy guidelines.

  • Collaborate with teams to discover and deliver the best solution to the market problems presented by the Product Manager (business).

  • Works with the business to understand rank and prioritize business needs and plan solutions to ensure that each release provides business value to end users sales and marketing.

  • Drive and manage the solution concept development process to ensure the product team understand the direction and vision.

  • Translates the product backlog into user stories.

  • Serve as the Product Management (business) proxy and decision point to represent the stakeholders in the project.

  • Reviews and accepts/rejects results both during a Sprint and in the Sprint review.

  • Attends sprint ceremonies and is available to team during the sprint for clarifications and acceptance of user stories.

  • Creates and/or inputs into a projects Release plan.

  • Presents work to team from Team Backlog during Sprint Planning for acceptance by the Team in a Sprint negotiates Sprint goals with the Team.

Qualifications

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide and Anthem approves a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree, 5-7 years of business analysis experience that includes knowledge of systems capabilities and business operations; or any combination of education and experienced, which would provide an equivalent background (minimum of 8 years business analysis experience for Business Consultant).

  • Ability to travel maybe required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with writing business and functional requirements.

  • Experience functioning as a Product Owner preferred.

  • Knowledge of Agile principles and processes.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, is ranked as one of the 2020 Worlds Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 Americas Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

    REQNUMBER: PS63469-Lexington-Lexington