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Anthem, Inc. Release Mgmt Sr Advisor in Watertown, Massachusetts


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., 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.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Release Manager Sr. Advisor

Responsible for applying release, implementation and change management methodologies/procedures to ensure the goals and objections of each release are adequately staffed for successful implementation and accepted on time through following established release planning processes. Works with IT and Business management to ensure a release schedule is defined and communicated to meet business/Enterprise needs including dependent systems.

Primary duties in addition to release management team member responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Leads the release management team and all planning meetings for multiples platforms and project releases. Establishes policies, procedures and best practices governing troubleshooting efforts; leads, approves and communicates backout strategies to IT and business leadership; and directs and coordinates the activities of Enterprise releases. Management duties may include leading/mentoring and training release management staff; working with the team to deliver services that efficiently and effectively. Provides guidance to the maintenance release team and support staff and reviews release and project deliverable schedule, milestones, and required tasks and makes changes and additions as required for Enterprise level programs. May provide strategic planning analysis concerning staffing needs on a short, medium and long term basis, based on large scale program releases which include maintenance releases and special dedicated project releases.



  • 7 or more years’ experience leading releases within Salesforce clouds. Experience must include deployments within a complex multi-org environment.

  • 10 or more years’ experience leading complex, enterprise-wide deployments. Experience must include deployments across multiple delivery streams/portfolios involving integrated systems, enterprise testing and robust end-user UAT cycles.

  • 10 or more years’ experience leading enterprise-level system migrations. Experience must include large data migrations between operational systems.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or knowledge of and proficiency in project management methodologies and the ability to manage multiple releases in a time sensitive environment.

  • BS/BA, multiple trade certifications or other continued education and 5+ years experience in project management preferred . Innovative and strategic thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills are required.

  • Experience in testing, SDLC, operations within IT and Business preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.