Aetna Sr IT Portfolio Manager in Downers Grove, Illinois
Req ID: 53031BR
The IT Portfolio Management Leader will oversee IT infrastructure portfolio, infrastructure strategy, relationship management, budget and capacity management supporting one or more of subsidiary (affiliate) businesses. As a business critical technology leader you will help define and implement portfolio management policies and processes to support subsidiary businesses' hosted platform support, as well as new infrastructure investments, as well as security maturity and audit compliance needs for our growing healthcare platform needs.
Minimum of 10+ years in end to end infrastructure project and portfolio management planning in a fast paced environment
Experience with project initiation, planning, and assessing resource availability, capability, costs, and prioritization against multiple project
Experience in optimizing resource allocation and sharing knowledge and learning between resources
Experience in business and IT relationship management, portfolio reporting and service management reporting to business leaders
Understanding IT infrastructure planning for web applications and services on Linux (Java) & Windows (.NET) servers and hosting concepts, a plus
Experience managing application dependencies, across cross-functional teams in a hybrid platform that involves commercial healthcare software
Understanding of scaled agile and lean principles, framework, and methodologies such as SAFe 4.5, DevOps, and Kanban, a plus
Hands-on working experience with implementing portfolio management practices, cadence, and tools
Great communications skills, and ability to sway others on portfolio best practice concepts and enterprise standards
Healthcare IT experience a plus
Strong leadership experience, collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff.
Ability to assess business value and risks against IT project portfolio
Ability to develop processes and leverage existing tools to onboard new tech project requests and ensure alignment with enterprise strategy
Work closely with subsidiary businesses' IT development PMO to ensure business requirements and budget align with infrastructure resources
Work closely with finance to ensure budget management and monthly portfolio reporting of Infrastructure budget baseline vs. incremental business needs
Build trusted and effective relationships working with enterprise project managers to ensure they deliver on-time, on-budget, on benefit and on-quality
Ability to prioritize work effectively and ability to work with geographically dispersed technical teams including remote resources across the US and Off-shore
Financial experience a plus.
Experience within a highly technical large data processing environment including mainframe, midrange, network and distributed services
Strong leadership experience, ability to work independently and adapt to changing priorities, effective management of resources and strong communication skills
Leadership experience, collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Enterprise, application and information architecture design experience preferred
Familiarity with infrastructure operations
Strong analytical skills used to identify and resolve problems
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Functional - Information Technology/Portfolio management/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Program management/7-10 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Project management/More Than 10 Years
Functional - Planning/Strategic/1-3 Years
Functional - Planning/Business/1-3 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/Power User
TechnicalExperience/TechnicalFocus/More Than 10 Years/End User
Technical - Hardware/Server/4-6 Years/End User
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/ADVANCED
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/FOUNDATION
Service/Working Across Boundaries/ADVANCED
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
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Job Function: Information Technology