The Operations Systems Support (OSS) Team at Elevance Health is in search of an Engineer Senior to join its team. The OSS Team is a group of highly intelligent and seasoned IT professionals with years of industry and Elevance Health experience. This team constantly pushes itself to be the best, and the collaboration within the team is second to none!
The OSS Team is part of the Government Business Division’s (GBD) IT Operations organization. The OSS Team is responsible for the maintenance and support of a portion of the GBD infrastructure. Additionally, the OSS Team is presently responsible for driving the successful migration of its on-premises environment to the cloud. The successful candidate will join a great team of IT professionals in the continued support of the current environment, as well as the exciting cloud migration work. The traditional role of the Engineer Senior in this environment is that of a Microsoft Systems Engineer, which includes Windows Administration. Certification as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) is not required, but a plus. CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications are a plus. PowerShell and Python (or similar) scripting/programming experience/skills are a plus.
The new Engineer Senior will be an integral part of the cloud migration activities and will be leaned on heavily for his/her experience, so cloud migration experience is a must. Cloud destinations may include both AWS and Azure; AWS experience is required, and Azure experience is a definite plus. Candidate must be well-versed in the core AWS services – i.e., EC2, Systems Manager, IAM, S3, load balancers, storage, databases, etc. - as well as best practices regarding scalability and security. He/she will be the cloud subject matter expert on the team. For telemetry/monitoring, Splunk, Datadog and CloudWatch are a plus.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Maintains active relationships with customers to determine business requirements and leads requirements gathering meetings.
- Owns the change request process and may coordinate with other teams as necessary.
- Provides technical advice and weighs in on technical decisions that impact cross functional teams.
- Researches and may propose new technologies.
- Develops and owns list of final enhancements.
- Develops and defines application scope and objectives and prepares technical and/or functional specifications from with programs will be written.
- Performs technical design reviews and code reviews.
- May own technical testing to ensures unit test is completed and meets the test plan requirements, system testing is completed, and system is implemented according to plan.
- Assesses current status and supports data information planning.
- Coordinates on-call support and ensures effective monitoring of system.
- Maintains technical development environment.
- Mentors others and may lead multiple or small to medium sized projects.
- Will begin to set direction at the project/service level and influences decision-making.
- Provides technical guidance, and mentoring.
- Understands the tradeoffs between technical, analytical and product needs of the technical solutions.
- Identifies and propose strategies around technical problems affecting team, communicates standards and gets buy-in on solutions.
- Facilitates group sessions to elicit complex information on requirements clarification, design sessions, code reviews and troubleshooting issues.
- Supports vendor evaluation.
- Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years related experience; multi-dimensional platform experience; expert level experience with business and technical applications, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
- Multi database and/or multi language strongly preferred. Experience mentoring others, leading multiple small projects, and providing troubleshooting support is preferred.
- Operational experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS), use of Terraform (Terraform Enterprise preferred) or CloudFormation, HashiCorp Vault, scripting in Ansible Tower, and the Agile framework
- Personnel performing an Operational Support role in these environments and using these applications and tools are preferred.
- Familiarity with CI/CD Automation best practices, containerization, and ITIL Incident Management Lifecycle are also a plus.
For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $104,800 to $188,640
Locations: Colorado; Nevada, Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY
In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .
* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.
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Be part of an Extraordinary Team
Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.
We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?
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.
The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.
Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.ElevanceHealth.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.