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Scrum Master --Norfolk, VA -- PS9403 in Norfolk, VA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/14/2018

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  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

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 of health care.

Scrum Master
Responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited:
  • Plan, coordinate, monitor, and support the implementation of multiple small to medium systems and/or products in support of encounters remediation and implementation projects
  • Act as a buffer between the team and process overhead, so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software
  • Shield the team from interruptions and removes obstacles that may impact the delivery of the product
  • Guide the team operations by facilitating ceremonies (e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles into daily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team
  • Facilitate internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management)
  • Ensure team is well informed on internal and external initiatives and activities
  • Ensure external stakeholders, collaborates and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities
  • Provide a smooth delivery of team goals
  • Track and remove all obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress

Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing Agile methodologies, preferably in a healthcare and/or encounters processing environment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Preferred CSM, CSPO or equivalent. Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams).

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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