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Director, Information Technology

Centene Corporation St Louis, Missouri

As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.

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What does it take?

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Success Profile

  • Logical
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
  • Independent
  • Digitally Savvy

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“If challenge, innovation, working with new technologies, and career growth are what you’re looking for, this is the right place for you.”

- Nasr Khan, Manager, Information Technology Infrastructure

“I feel satisfied knowing that our data checks create a smoother process for our members. I also appreciate the various charity programs offered through our company to help the community such as the March of Dimes fundraiser.”

- Richard DeMore, Data Analyst II, Enrollment

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1153216

Category Information Technology
Schedule Full-time
Description:

Position Purpose: Direct department staff including hiring, performance management and career development to ensure alignment with defined goals.

  • Plan and integrate the daily activities of multiple teams, allocating resources within defined budgets.
  • Coordinate the plans and activities of the organization with senior leaders inside and outside IT.
  • Apply technical and process expertise to address challenging technical and business issues.

  • Qualifications:


    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 8+ years of diverse IT experience. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff.

    Innovation Department:
    • Experience implementing IT innovation projects either in large corporations or start-up environments. Understanding of Agile development methodologies, human centered design, customer validation, business model validation, and lean startup techniques. Knowledge of various system development lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall and Agile
    • Convert project proposals into Jira projects by defining epics, features, and stories for the team to implement
    • Conduct Joint Application Development (JAD) meetings to bring together multiple application teams that are part of a given project

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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    Our Technology Roles

    Information Technology Opportunities at Centene

    Centene hires the best and brightest for our IT teams across the country. We have the enthusiasm and ambition of a start-up, with all the resources of a large company.

    IT Manager

    You’ll provide leadership, direction and strategic plans for project implementations while developing and managing large scale IT infrastructure operations.

    Application Software Engineer

    While creating and managing websites, applications and systems, you’ll install programs and design, build, and maintain custom-built technology solutions.

    IT Architect

    You’ll develop and implement processes for information management, while maintaining digital networks, providing technical assistance in resolving network issues, and modifying networks.

    Data Analyst

    Using a variety of skills like SQL, Excel, Microstrategy, and SAS/R, you'll analyze, interpret, and apply data from multiple sources that contribute to business development.

    Business Analyst

    Working in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll act as a liaison between stakeholders and the IT organization to support Centene’s systems and lead our healthcare transformation.

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    “This is the right place for you.”

    Nasr Khan

    Started as a Sr. Software Engineer, now he’s an IT Architect.

    See Nasr's career path

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