Senior Manager, IT Development Jobs in Oakland, CA at Blue Shield Of California

Title: Senior Manager, IT Development

Company: Blue Shield Of California

Location: Oakland, CA

Salary: $200K – $250K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

The Senior Manager, IT Applications will be responsible for managing a team of 10+ developers/analysts, responsible for the solution design, development and delivery of EDI/Applications solution for Enrollment, Claims, Encounters, business processes and support complex business applications. The manager works collaboratively across business and IT functions to meet or exceed service level agreement/objectives and ensures on time delivery of solutions and automation.


Solution Development and Delivery

• Provides technical direction and leadership for on time development, design, and systems integration from initiation phase through implementation (SDLC) supporting business functions of Enrollment, Claims, Encounters and EDI applications.

• Provide leadership to Incident management support team, problem management, strategic planning, financial management and human capital.

• Responsible and accountable for complex EDI applications requiring high performance and availability.

• Applies significant knowledge of IT and healthcare industry trends

• Ability to recognize application deficiencies and implements effective solutions.

• Suggests alternative technical solutions to meet business requirements more efficiently, with greater reusability, maintainability, and scalability.

• Experience working within a multi-source, on/offshore sourcing model

• Experience with supplier management, maintain relationships, contract negotiation, and oversee execution and performance of third-party vendor and development suppliers

• Ability to matrix manage/organize others within the IT organization in order to get work done quickly

• Responsible for building high performing technical team that provide development expertise on key technologies including Edifecs, Salesforce, WMB, WTX(IBM), Facet enrollment tool kit, TriZetto HIPPA gateway, Sterling and custom apps.

• Maintain audit/compliance oversight and familiarity with relevant standards and regulations

Technical Management

• Creates and executes development plans across multiple projects and revises as appropriate to meet changing project needs and requirements.

• Keeps project/program manager well informed of status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project/program managers

• Ensures high quality code creation across development teams

• Helps to define, communicate and enforce coding standards

• Manages multiple technical teams within budget and project schedule

• Communicates with Executive IT and business leadership on health of the system and project updates

• Well versed in IT Procurement contract processes


• 5+ years leading technical teams in large enterprise organizations

• 5+ years EDI/EDIFECS and Facets knowledge

• 3+ years of experience in health care

• 10+ years of working knowledge of Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

• Expert Technical Knowledge and experience in all applications development, implementation and support (Architecture, requirements, developments, system design & configuration, Data/information conversion & migration and system support).

• Experience in managing technical team of employee, contractors and service providers across multiple sites and functions

• Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrated while working with internal and external stakeholders.

• Able to effectively communicate status, design and approach with management/bus…


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