Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Assistant IT Product Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

As the health care industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable health care for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.

Job Purpose: This position is responsible for assisting the IT Product Manager with lifecycle management of an IT product (application family); triaging inbound requests for the product manager (i.e. new projects, bug fixes); acting as a proxy for the IT Product Manager to interact with project teams and assisting the IT Product Manager with the with the tactical activities related to product management.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 years product management experience, OR 8 years Information Technology, including 4 years product management experience.

  • Experience in application development platforms and/or languages (Java/HTML/CSS/Kotlin/PCF).

  • Experience building Service Oriented Architecture (SOAP / REST) services

  • Experience in cloud computing (SaaS / PaaS).

  • Experience partnering and managing 3rd-party SaaS providers

  • Experience in DevOps and/or continuous deployment and/or integration process and tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, RallyDev, Jira).

  • Experience in agile and/or scrum development.

  • Experience and knowledge of solution and application architectures.

  • Experience managing stakeholders across multiple business functions.

  • Ability to tie together solutions across systems.

  • Program and/or project management.

  • Ability to influence.

  • Ability to prioritize and make trade-off decisions.

  • Adaptability and/or ability to manage change.

  • Creative thinking.

  • Leadership -- Effectively leads teams & people.

  • Problem solving / analytical thinking.

  • Teamwork and collaboration.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information Technology.

  • Exp w/ offshore Development teams

Location: IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

Activation Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

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