IT Program Manager
Centene Corporation Tampa, Florida
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.
What does it take?
What are the qualities that will help you achieve success in this role at Centene?
- Team player
- Digitally Savvy
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.
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.
You’ll develop and implement processes for information management, while maintaining digital networks, providing technical assistance in resolving network issues, and modifying networks.
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.
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.
Category Information Technology
Define and implement both project management practice and discipline at the corporate level. Oversee large enterprise programs and complex strategic projects with responsibility for planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling program activities.
Manage multiple large, complex, and enterprise wide technical and business oriented projects and programs for the Information Technology organization.
Establish client relationships, integrate requirement definition, plan projects, and direct resources ensuring corporate, IT, and enterprise project portfolio objectives are met
Lead the evaluations of business and technical requirements and systems designs and work with management to establish the program framework
Plan, forecast, and manage program portfolio of projects including high level business case analysis, project staffing, and allocation of resources, scope management, timeline recommendations and benefits realization
Manage program projects, and/or specialized project deliverables and objectives and continually review workflows and processes and recommend process improvements
Provide insight and recommendations during project execution to remediate issues and align project according to original estimates Develop cost/benefit analyses, project budgetary information including ROI, and capital appropriation information
Integrate project plans from multiple sources to create a cohesive plan or program with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, project inter-relationships and major milestones
Lead and review post-implementation project reviews for owned projects as well as those of other team members to close projects and address post-project issues, concerns, and improvement areas
Perform and lead assessments of vendor bids, statements of work, and estimates of labor
Mentor teams on best practices, process improvement and project management skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Business or related field or equivalent experience.
7+ years of business and/or technology related project management experience, preferably in the healthcare industry.
Extensive professional experience utilizing project management tools, methodologies, and software.
Knowledge of various system development lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.
Strong customer service and account management background preferred
Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with all levels of leadership strongly preferred
Lean Six Sigma certified at various levels of expertise (Yellow, Green, Black or Master Black Belt) preferred.
Project management certification in related industry preferred.
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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“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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