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Senior Director, Engineering & Strategy

  • Job Family: IFT > Engineering​/Dev
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
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  • Reference: JR119294





Senior Director, Engineering & Strategy

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The Ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health PulsePoint locations.

At Federal Health Products and Services - FHPS , a proud member of the Elevance Health, Inc. family of companies, 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 will drive the future of health care.

The Senior Director, Engineering & Strategy will report directly to the IT leader of Line of Business, and work closely with IT leaders, business leaders, enterprise strategy leaders, global and divisional IT leaders. The primary objective will be to ensure the maturity of divisional and other domain strategies in delivering exceptional technology solutions and maturing the organizational capabilities.

The Senior Director, Engineering & Strategy will be responsible for:

  • Strategic oversight and delivery of enterprise application and system solutions for client group, business unit or corporate department and utilizing various technology platforms.
  • Directing multiple work functions or major projects/programs with broad scope and strategic business impact.
  • IT strategic planning, analysis, execution of IT functional plans, business value analysis, creation of executive level communications to ensure growth and performance aligns with the organization's strategic intent, business strategy and direction.
  • Partnership with other peer leaders from Business, Technology, Data, IT Architecture and Digital areas to support and further the maturity of business capability and value streams.
  • This role has a significant impact on Business and Tech strategies to ensure the team is working as one integrated organization and assists to integrate the efforts across all functional areas of the business.

How you will make an impact: 

  • Plan, direct, and control multiple teams of resources and initiatives to accomplish the objectives and requirements defined by senior technology and product management across multiple teams.
  • Work closely with Business and Technology strategy leaders to ensure the IT organization with various practices is enabling and creating effective technology strategies and proactive engagement towards effective execution.
  • Bring new ideas and opportunities to the table to improve business and IT outcomes, help automate the operations and add value to the overall IT and business functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance that will make the difference for your team and the business function you service.
  • Develop and execute IT strategies for the business unit that align with the business unit priorities and those of IT.
  • Partner with senior leaders and executive leadership to create sound multiyear plan with clear planning assumptions and accurate financial insights for the IT function.
  • Responsible for governance and metrics definition and measurement of department maturity and impact on organizational goals.
  • Lead the skills and talent development activities and reporting on talent development plans towards an effective organization.
  • Support the Hiring and engagement of the team towards a high performing team.
  • Be the point person leader for the systems supporting your business partners.
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of efforts and goals and the ability to manage to budgetary constraints.
  • Interface with key technology solution vendors; develop strategies and facilitate performance measurement plans to optimize vendor and associate performance and outcomes.
  • Develop application technology plans, forecasting for an enterprise application, enterprise-wide tool, infrastructure, or a center or domain that is equivalent in scope and complexity.
  • Manage a domain or suite of applications (or the equivalent capital and/or level of responsibility).
  • Oversee strategic planning, budget development, and management for a single large or multiple cost centers, contract compliance, and any necessary integration of government regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure disaster recovery and business continuity plan are implemented, monitored, and updated on a recurring basis.
  • Ensure delivery and support system solutions that support the continuous operations.
  • Identify and resolve hurdles for assigned areas/groups according to established deadlines.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with key business partners.
  • Partner with customers to understand new product enhancements or features being requested.
  • Hire, train, coach, counsel, and evaluate performance of direct reports.
  • Plan and execute annual projects while maintaining profit and loss (P&L) responsibility.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 8 years of IT management experience in the area of function being managed; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a `sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions.  Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions.  Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • Health insurance industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate skills associated with a senior leadership role - technical, healthcare functional, leadership, problem solving, communication, presentation etc.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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