Senior Technical Project Manager

at WPS Health Solutions in Marion, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Who We Are
WPS Health Solutions 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 75 years. Proud to be military and veteran ready.
Culture Drives Our Success
WPS' 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.
We are proud of the recognition we have received from local and national organization regarding our culture and workplace: WPS Newsroom - Awards and Recognition
Role Snapshot:
Our Senior Technical Project Manager (PM) will manage complex projects as part of our Shared Services group - assisting with all lines of business. You'll be a driving force behind our Agile software development projects. With your proven Agile (Scrum, Kanban, etc) expertise, technical acumen, and mastery of DevOps, you'll guide teams to success within our DevOps-focused environment. Excellent communication and collaboration are critical to working with stakeholders and foster a high-performing team culture.
In this role you will:
Drive Project Execution: Define scope, timelines, and budgets. Use your technical background to optimize resource allocation, proactively mitigate risks and solve complex problems.
Champion Agile Practices: Lead or participate in Scrum ceremonies (sprint planning, stand-ups, retrospectives) to keep projects on track and teams aligned.
Support the Execution of DevOps Efficiency: Optimize CI/CD pipelines and workflows within Azure DevOps, championing DevOps principles throughout the team.
Lead and Empower Teams: Coach and mentor team members, address roadblocks, and create a culture of continuous improvement and accountability.
Build Stakeholder Relationships: Provide clear project updates, manage expectations, and proactively address any concerns.
Lead and track and the delivery on multiple highly complex projects with heavy technology components using agile methodologies (both Scum and Kanban).
Create an atmosphere of collaboration and creative problem-solving.
Accountable for planning and completion of the overall work effort and on time project deliverables.
Complete and maintain accuracy of project documentation required in each project phase, as defined by PMO Project Life Cycle Guide.
Quickly escalate significant issues and project deviations to project stakeholders and PMO Management/Program Manager.
Manage project vendors as part of implementation activities.
Ensure all requirements, project plans, resolved issues and changes are communicated to all affected team members.
Review and manage all changes to projects through a formally defined change process.
Adhere to WPS Values: Integrity, Kindness, Authenticity, and Imagination.
How do I know this opportunity is right for me? If you:
Are passionate about organizing groups of people to accomplish important work.
Are open to delivering projects using multiple methods including Agile and Waterfall.
Enjoy collaborating with peers to help everyone succeed.
Enjoy leading without direct authority and collaborating with a variety of people.
Are ready to take initiative to drive projects forward.
What will I gain from this role?
Empowerment to drive projects to successful completion.
Growing your project management experience working with technical teams and business units.
Exposure to highly technical projects which could include customer portal creation, application development, upgrades to infrastructure, Cloud Implementations, and data migrations.
Ensuring WPS has current and modern IT systems that meet security and audit requirements.
Working with a diverse group of stakeholders who are committed to making healthcare easier for those we serve.
Experience working with colleagues who are team-oriented and supportive of your professional development.
Working in an environment that serves our Nation's military, veterans, Guard and... For full info follow application link.

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities employer.

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Job Posting: 11957121

Posted On: Jun 06, 2024

Updated On: Jul 04, 2024

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