Anthem Release Management Advisor (129551) in Louisville, Kentucky

/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 willdrive the future of health 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.

Release Management Advisorwill track software application release contents using standard templates and a predefined process as well as advanced Excel; hold weekly release meetings to track updates to release contents and assess health and readiness for production and delivery using key release indicators such as alignment to milestones, test progress and the defect profile; lead projects and teams within the onshore/offshore delivery/release model; enforce release milestones for work efforts to ensure the application is tracking for release readiness; assess and manage submission of off cycle and late change requests by driving risk analysis; evaluate test progress by analyzing data in test progress and defect profile reports to assess the release health and readiness for production; provide clear and concise communications for current release activities; escalate critical release issues and risks to management for awareness; assist with mitigation plans; provide support with implementation planning by leading planning and review sessions; ensure delivery of code and migration mechanisms; utilize the standard pre-defined install plan template inclusive of pre, during, post install tasks, back out plan, contact list, go/no-go criteria and tracking all tasks to closure as part of release readiness; identify dependencies using release contents and impacted applications to define release timelines that reduce or eliminate production downtime; facilitate release and dependency planning; provide support as issues arise and assist with prompt recovery; capture production checkout issues and lessons learned during the release to facilitate improvements; and guide changes to production in a timely manner through adherence of the Change Management and Enterprise Release Management processes.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, management or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus 5 years of software application delivery process experience (willing to accept pre-degree experience). Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirements not applicable to this section): code delivery/migration mechanisms and related lifecycles; onshore/offshore delivery/release model; release/dependency planning; Java, C and AngularJS programming languages; team or project lead; managing multiple time-sensitive releases; and MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel. This is a telecommuting position which can be performed from anywhere in the United States.

/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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Title: Release Management Advisor (129551)

Location: KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: 129551