at WPS Health Solutions in Marion, Illinois, United States
Vice President of Information Technology
U.S. citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.
Who We Are
is a leading not-for-profit health insurer and federal government contractor headquartered in Wisconsin. WPS offers health insurance plans for individuals, families, seniors, and group health plans for small to large businesses. We process claims and provide customer support for beneficiaries of the Medicare program and manage benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel across the U.S. and abroad. WPS Health Solutions has been making health care easier for the people we serve for more than . Proud to be military and veteran ready.
Culture Drives Our Success
WPS' Performance-Based Culture is where the great work and innovations of our people are seen, fueled, and rewarded. We accomplish this by creating an inclusive and empowering employee experience. We recognize the benefits of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as an investment in our workforce-both current and future-to effectively seek, leverage, and include diverse perspectives that fuel agility and innovation on high-performing teams. This results in people bringing their authentic selves to work every day in an organization that successfully adapts to business changes and new opportunities.
From 2021 to 2023, WPS Health Solutions was recognized for several awards:
As part of our technology leadership team, our Vice President of Information Technology Applications will lead our Architecture, Application Development, and Technical Quality Assurance areas that are pivotal to our application development lifecycle. Will foster relationships between technology and our evolving business areas by leading the development of the next generation technologies, platforms, teams and talent that support digital transformation, operational excellence, and enterprise growth. Will assist in the development of our technology roadmap that will continue to modernize our IT landscape.
Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the application organization (including staffing, budgeting and other relevant management functions) and for holding all application delivery teams accountable for optimizing the cost, risk and value of applications throughout their life cycle specifically focused on Delivery, Architecture, and Quality.
Work with our Chief Information & Digital Officer (CIDO) and other IT leaders to develop overall IT strategy in the context of the business strategy.
Work with product management and/or stakeholders to define a prioritized set of business outcomes and application work to accomplish those outcomes within the limitations of the application budget.
Partner with infrastructure and operations teams to ensure application hosting is optimized (cloud, SaaS, on-premise) that application products perform well in production.
Oversee development of processes and tools in partnership with peer IT Leaders to automate releases from development to operations (DevOps).
Work closely with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to ensure that the organization's application products are effectively secured and that risks are mitigated.
How do I know this opportunity is right for me? If you:
Are a transformational leader with the vision and ability to develop innovative technology strategies and inspire the technology team to deliver meaningful and timely value to the business.
Champion creativity and innovation.
Have an ability to structure ambiguous problems and convey technically complex solutions to non-technical audiences.
Can apply your strategic and operational knowledge across multiple technology architectures including on-premise and cloud native environments.
Enjoy collaborating with other executives to create opportunities and solve problems benefiting the enterprise.
Relish the opportunity to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical people to enhance understanding and drive decisions that lead to positive outcomes.
Have in-depth knowledge and experience with the following:
IT contract negotiation, assessments, RFPs and their likely cost implications.
Engagement with procurement and legal contract advisors.
Development and implementation of processes and policies.
Agile transformation and Application Product development.
What will I gain from this role?
Working with a highly skilled leadership team, focused on innovation, process improvements and honing a strategic path into the future.
Being able to create roadmaps that have strong impact to many of WPS's business areas and the company as a whole.
Working in a transformative environment focused on strategic deployment and development throughout the... For full info follow application link.
Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities employer.