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Director of Information Services (Data and Analytics Engineering)

Omaha, NE
Posted 12/29/21

Job Description

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And there's no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it.

Our Information Services teams work with new technologies to design and implement highly scalable, complex integrations that improve usability and maximize performance. We are focused on collaborating with our internal and external customers - serving as trusted partners who deliver high-quality, effective solutions.

As a member of Team Blue, you'll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

What you'll do:

  • Continuously learn and improve the department culture and self
  • Creates and maintains relationships with peers, direct reports, superiors, vendors and partners to help BCBSNE
  • Creates and maintains staffing and financial plans to support the current and future IT needs
  • Cultivates staff career development plans, manages performance objectives, and handles pay determination and communication. 
  • Educates teams and key stakeholders about their roles/responsibilities, as needed with respect to IT aspects
  • Ensures coverage of all IT areas to support and enable the business with technology
  • Maintains relationships with enterprise governance committees and other areas to ensure consistency of practices and processes within the organization & outside partners
  • Maintains the ability to see, understand and coach others in the "big picture", as well as the details and be able to tie initiatives to Corporate Goals
  • Participates in governance functions, work closely with program and portfolio management, provide direction to managers to ensure work is delivered on time, systems are meeting SLA's, department is within budget and solutions are with quality
  • Engage, participate and align to the data architecture, ensuring that appropriate guidelines are given to those responsible for designing data structures and repositories as well as data exchange protocols
  • Problem solving, advising our business stakeholders and platform partners on how to successfully execute on their strategic vision with data as a means
  • Operate along the intersection of business strategy and implementation teams for delivering large scale transformation projects
  • Provide overall leadership, to both onshore and offshore, for all operational activities for development
  • Build and lead high performing teams to create a stable data and analytics infrastructure through scalable, secure, and proven processes and technology implementations.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelors Degree in CIS or MIS and 7 years of experience in a related role. Three years of experience managing leaders
  • 10+ years in building data and analytics engineering and operating platforms
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet this requirement.
  • The ability to meet or exceed the attendance and timeliness requirements of their departments.

The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:

  • Masters Degree is desired in CIS or MIS or related field
  • 3+ years in modern cloud native (Microsoft Azure; Amazon aws; GCP) data and analytics platforms
  • 3+years in health insurance analytics and BCBS experience is preferred
  • Experience with Agile methodologies preferred
  • Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting NebraskaBlue.com/Careers.

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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