Centene Corporation Project Lead System Engineer in Chesterfield, Missouri

ProfessionalPosition Purpose:

The Project Tech Lead will be a technical resource leading direction on multiple projects for the Specialty Company IT organizations that are complex in nature and typically involve multiple inter-related dependencies. Each assignment requires establishing client relationships and the integration of requirement definition, project planning, and resource direction to meet objectives. The Project Lead will be expected to participates in and/or lead evaluations of Business and Technical Requirements and Service Designs. Also will be expected to solve technical challenges provided by both Specialty Company IT partners and/or internal Product Management. The Project Tech Lead will be expected to assist Specialty Company IT partners in maintaining the stability of-, and planning for the future advancement for all areas of IT. These include technical design, planning, implementation, and performance tuning of mission critical enterprise systems, software and infrastructure.

Will be involved in Operational Support initiatives, include some Integration project work and other notable efforts which include the 2008 Windows server to 2016 OS project


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of related experience.

  • Experience with disaster recovery planning/testing.

  • Thorough understanding of clustering concepts, backup solutions, system security standards, and overall services integration of enterprise infrastructure.

  • Proven ability implementing new technology solutions and leading team projects.

  • Ability to solve complex problems in area of expertise and mentor team members so that they can expand their skill sets.

  • Proven people skills and ability to represent the team in cross functional IT meetings.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Well-roundedtechnical background. Not necessarily an expert in any one discipline butcan participate in and lead the discussion for requirements gathering andconceptual design with Infrastructure resources within Centene corporate andthe Specialty Company partners.

  • Familiarityof network topologies, server administration, virtual environments (Vmware, Vcenter),system security, Office365, Cloud Frameworks

  • Excellent verbal and writtencommunication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure of projects and deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritize work with excellent time-management skills

  • Background with IT Mergers and Acquistions is helpful but not required.

TITLE: Project Lead System Engineer

LOCATION: Chesterfield, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1133516

COMPANY: Information Technology

POSITION TYPE: Professional