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Solution Manager, Provider Solutions (Remote)

Resp & Qualifications

PURPOSE:
We are looking for a Solution Manager for Provider Solutions in our Card to Care Value Stream.  As Solution Manager, you will be a People Leader and will own a product family in the value stream.  You will collaborate with the Value Stream Lead and other Solution Managers to establish the value stream vision, strategic themes and OKRs.  You will facilitate their product family level feature refinement with the assigned Agile Release Train(s) Product Manager, Release Train Engineer, Solution Architect, and Product Owner.  You will shepherd features through the solution Kanban and participate in key stakeholder forums.  Your goal will be to make sure that investments go to the right place to do the right things.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead and empower an agile team to facilitate product family feature refinement.
  • Partner with other Solution Managers to report on epic progress and impediments for their product family.
  • Work with Product Manager, Solution Architect and Product Owners to decompose epics into features, and prioritize for upcoming PI implementation by their ARTs.
  • Review progress across the Kanban board and accept features after the System Demo.
  • Ensure focus on audit and compliance work intake for their product family within value stream.
  • Partner with Cross Product Family Leader to drive the implementation of features for the current PI.
  • Provide health update on in-progress features.
  • Ensure the product family roadmap, achieve value stream strategic themes and objectives & key results.
  • Steward their product family features through the solution Kanban.
  • Build a culture of accountability and ownership by empowering underlying ARTs.
  • Foster an atmosphere of psychological safety and trust.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
This position manages 15-20 people.

QUALIFICATIONS:


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.
Experience: 5 years Related professional experience. 1 year Supervisory experience or demonstrated progressive leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 2 years Healthcare Provider systems experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Make decisions.
  • Set, coordinate and negotiate priorities with stakeholders, executives, and architects.
  • Anticipate issues and quickly develop improvement plans.
  • Influence and lead discussions both with and without authority.
  • Coach teams to drive out risk and waste.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and learning.
  • Lead by example with Agile Mindset and Servant Leadership.
  • Cultivate a collaborative, high-performing team environment.
  • Collaborate on a cross-functional team to execute against a product road map.
  • Select, monitor, coach, develop, and grow employees.
  • Experience in software development life cycle (SDLC) and delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fundamental knowledge of best practices, agile methodologies, and cloud-first practices.
  • Ability to communicate technical requirements to all levels of expertise.


Licenses/Certifications:

  • Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach  Upon Hire Preferred
  • Product Owner Upon Hire Preferred
  • Scaled Agile Lean Portfolio Management Upon Hire Preferred

 

Department

Department:IT Middle Office

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship.

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