The MITRE Corporation Medicaid Program Leader-Federal and State Levels in Windsor, Maryland

Medicaid Program Leader-Federal and State Levels


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Are you interested in working with State Medicaid agencies to design and implement initiatives that improve upon the management of their health programs, overall financial performance, and the health outcomes? Our advisory services and solutions focus on four critical areas: policy and program design, analytics, organizational transformation, and ongoing program evaluation.

Join the dedicated public sector specialists in MITRE and Operations practice and work with state officials to help develop and effectively implement a transformation roadmap. We understand mission-centric organizations and how to apply private-sector tactics where required to enable desired outcomes. Our multidisciplinary approach incorporates analytics, impact analysis, business and operation transformation, change management, communications, and process improvements. Projects include assisting states with program waiver options, state Medicaid plan amendment design, Medicaid payment reform strategies, identify streamlining opportunity for data reporting requirements as well as providing business and systems expertise for Medicaid Management Information Systems.

Work you’ll do

Lead large, complex client engagement teams in delivery work related to Medicaid program waiver options, state Medicaid plan amendment design, Medicaid payment reform strategies, state quality data reporting as well as providing business and systems expertise for Medicaid Management Information Systems.

Be prepared to work in a collaborative team environment, delivering policy, operations and systems information expertise to public sector leaders.

  • Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive sponsors participating in develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients, organize and lead pursuit teams, participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process, contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies.

  • Responsible for people development serving as a counselor and coach, provide input and guidance into the staffing process, actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities, provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

The team

Insightful recommendations and data-fueled strategies to help our clients address some of their most complex business issues.

If you have experience working in a collaborative culture and delivering value through the application of technology, strategy, policy and process improvement, you may be a great fit for our team. We tackle our clients’ organizational strategy, financial impact management, supply management, innovation, and growth issues and help to enhance their business performance, productivity, and sustain their return on investment. Join us, and play a key role in designing our clients’ roadmap to the future.


Required skills and qualifications include:

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience in State or Federal Government; big consulting firm experience; an advanced degree preferred.

  • Expertise around the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) policy guidance and approval process.

  • Experience working with Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care operations, payment processes and performance incentives.

  • Experience working with Medicaid data collection and data sets, including HEDIS measures as well as claims and encounter data.

  • Experience analyzing state & federal legislation and regulatory guidance to develop business roles and identify impact to client systems and operations.

  • Demonstrated experience in business development and concurrently overseeing client deliverables.

  • Experience functioning as integrators between business needs and technology solutions.

  • Experience leading and delivering large, complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for large companies.

  • Experience identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement.

  • Experience implementing and overseeing the quality of deliverables and effectively managing the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance.

  • Experience in participating in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.

  • A track record of leading large complex engagements according to the scope, work plan, quality standards and budget.

  • Ability to support development of others by delivering key performance feedback, coaching and demonstrating role-model behavior.


  • Ability to work independently; lead large complex teams focused on specific work streams.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including leadership presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff.

  • An advanced degree is preferred.

Job Domain Specialization

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Windsor

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Mar 12, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00049652