Anthem, Inc Tech Program Director (PS13325) in Mason, Ohio

Tech Program Director (PS13325)

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS13325

Post Date: Dec 06, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re 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 ofhealth 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The DevOps coach at Anthem will report to the DevOps Center of Excellence where they will coordinate efforts as a DevOps coach assigned to a delivery tower at Anthem. The day-to-day activities include training/advising/coaching teams adopting Agile and DevOps approaches to delivery. Additional requirements of this position includes working with the COE to curate and share adoption patterns with the other coaches and communities.

The DevOps Coach will facilitate the establishment of the DevOps Community of Practice at Anthem. The DevOps Coach will assist in the creation and logistics for "DevOps Days" and other internal activities embracing the culture and skills required for successful DevOps at Anthem.


The DevOps coach should be seasoned in a diverse range of technology stacks. Java/.Net and Mainframe Agile experience is desirable.

Extreme skill in achieving quality through test-first practices and automation in the four-quadrants is essential.

Coach must possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to lead instructor training in any DevOps practice such as:

  • XP Practices

  • Test Driven Infrastructure

  • ATDD/TDD/BDD essential

  • SOLID Design Patterns

  • Database Automation (tested migrations through Liquibase, Flyway or similar)

  • Test Data Management (factories/builders)

  • Continuous Integration/Delivery

  • Experience with Chef/Puppet/Ansible/Vagrant/Virtual Box in production settings required.

  • Extreme monitoring skills such as App Dynamics/New Relic or homegrown solutions required.

  • Distributed Security Practices

  • Static Analysis (Code Quality)

The successful candidate will understand the principles and values underlying lean and agile flow and is mandatory.

Prior success applying SAFe/Scrum/Kanban experience is expected.

Candidate will be able to articulate the challenges of DevOps and offer approaches for remedy to these challenges.

The candidate will be skilled at communicating to people of all skills and roles in the organization including very technical engineers and cost-conscious executives.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked asone of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortunemagazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. Tolearn more about our company and apply, please visit us AnEqual Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.