Highmark Health Team Manager, IT in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Manages activities of various IT personnel. Makes decisions on personnel actions (promotions, hiring, terminations, etc.) Develops talent, Addresses resource management, cultivates capabilities of staff, planning and coordination of work, and managing performance. Responsible for the oversight of the daily operations. Controls expenses within the operating unit and is responsible for meeting budget goals. Actively involved in the coordination, implementation, problem solving, communication, and training of new technologies and processes, as they are developed and moved into the environment.
Provides subject-matter direction and guidance to lower-level staff
Trains, develops, and mentors staff
Assigns, monitors, and reviews progress and accuracy of work
Provides technical leadership in first-line resolution of complex technical problems
Provides Staff Management oversight
Hires, promotes, separates or makes recommendations regarding same
Conducts performance reviews and assesses, manages performance
Engages in skills assessments and promotes professional development of staff
Assigns tasks, schedules work and establishes priorities
Adheres to Departmental budgeting and fiscal responsibilities
Oversees process for recording hours
Schedules work and assignments to maximize appropriate use of resources
Optimizes the utilization of resources by applying appropriate concepts, technologies and workflows
Provides deep expertise in assigning and overseeing work of staff. Visualizes, articulates, and solves moderately complex problems/issues
Communicates effectively with all levels of the organization
Connects strategy to employee’s job responsibility
Participates, as necessary, in training and development to remain current in field(s) of expertise.
Actively participates in project teams
Manages and tracks project details
Promotes continuous improvement of processes and delivery of results within assigned unit/area. Ensure compliance with corporate [and industry?] standards, policies and regulations (SOX, SSP, DIACAP, PHPLC, etc.)
Provides leadership during periods of transition as the organization changes to respond to business opportunities/challenges, new technologies, legislation and other environmental factors
Other duties as assigned or requested.
*Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or comparable major8+ years’ experience
Working knowledge of reporting software
Proficient knowledge of end-user personal computing skills
Proficient PC skills and knowledge on files and folders.
Proficient analytical skills and problem solving abilities.
Strong interpersonal skills to manage employees and interact appropriately with senior management, internal clients, and external customers
Ability to adapt to change, multi-task, meet multiple deadlines, collaborate, lead others, work on a regular and timely basisand work irregular hours, holidays and weekends.
Master’s Degree + 2 years experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Skills Software Development Lifecycle Licenses or Certifications
Certification in applicable areas such as:
CSS3 Rationale DB2
SAS Enterprise Architect (SCEA)
Cognos Project Management - PMP
Hadoop Certified Quality Analyst (CQA)
SQL Scrum Master Certification
J2EE Lean/Six Sigma Certification
C, C+Visual Basic
IMS, DB2, Oracle and Teradata Databases
*Grandfathered degree requirement effective July 2014
Referral Level Payout: 3
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