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IT Project Manager (Hybrid)


Reston, VA

Employer:  CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Category:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Full Time


Resp & Qualifications

As an IT Project Manager, you will play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects for the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). You will be accountable for the entire project scope, managing all phases of the project life-cycle process, from conception/initiation through closing, in order to deliver results. This role will will handle less complex projects that may have enterprise wide impact and/or handle portions of corporate initiatives. This may or may not require handling multiple project simultaneously depending on the scope and complexities of projects assigned.

  • Actively plan and manage your Waterfall or Agile projects holistically around scheduled program increments and milestones, scope, cost, resource health and risks while collaborating with stakeholders in key meetings resulting in successful project delivery.
  • Plan and own project finances which includes timing implications and key payment dates while proactively reporting status, scorecard creation and fulfilling project analysis requests by using critical and creative thinking.
  • Lead and contribute to vendor selection and procurement activities under program manager guidance while identifying, producing and fulfilling resource and go-live operational plans to set your project up for success.
  • Prepare key documents, present to executives and produce other reports as needed while collaborating with stakeholders to bring projects through project funding conversations and initiation ceremonies.

This position has no direct reports, however, may informally lead teams in a matrix environment.


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Health Informatics, Information Technology, Information Systems or related discipline OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)-PMI
  • SAFe Scrum Master Certification
Experience: 3 years experience leading projects in a cross-functional, technical systems implementation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time. Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.


Department: ICD/Mandates

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship.

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