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Product Owner, Broker / Employer - Digital Experience - MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

Product Owner for the Polaris Broker & Employer portal. Use your Agile, Web Portal and critical thinking skills to aid in translating a vision to processes and requirements that potentially impacts millions of lives and helps the health care system.

This is a critical role in our organization as our Product Owners serve as the primary contact point with our stakeholders, IT Partners and customers You will play a critical role in creating and managing the product/team backlog of user stories and collaborating with the rest of the Agile team to help define the program increment (PI) and sprint goals and commitments.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner on the development of overall capability strategy, helping drive the entire vision and delivery of new capabilities
  • The gathering of business requirements to support process improvements and implementations of key capability's
  • Translate requirements into Agile features and user stories
  • Collaborate with the Agile team to help define the program increment (PI) and sprint goals and commitments
  • Gain extensive understanding of business processes and application architecture to serve as a valuable

resource for understanding what should be captured to ensure high quality requirements

  • Delivering process flows and use cases, both current and future state.
  • Serves as a key resource on identifying and helping resolve complex and/or critical issues
  • Consults with technical solution architects as they develop architectural designs
  • Display exceptional attention to detail and deliver consistent quality work product
  • Understand industry and marketplace for capabilities

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years in Product Management (or related positions), or in lieu of degree, 5+ years in Product Management (or related positions)
  • Experience acting as a Product Owner for multiple scrum teams: Writing user stories, and following the development process through user story acceptance
  • Demonstrated ability to meet commitments, build consensus, negotiate resolutions, and garner support from other teams
  • Solid negotiation skills; able to list, communicate and collaborate effectively with various stakeholders
  • Ability to work with the team and the stakeholders to continuously improve the quality of the product backlog and everyone's understanding of the items it contains
  • Ability to maintain a basic knowledge of software development
  • Ability to understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Ability to exhibit diplomacy with strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with MS PowerPoint
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Project Management experience in Healthcare industry
  • 2+ years of experience participating in the development of portals
  • Experience utilizing Adobe Experience Manager
  • Passion for customers and a demonstrated focus on customer experience
  • Energy, motivation, and commitment to drive to results in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility combined with the ability to multi-task; comfort working in a fast-paced environment

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

  • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Digital Product Owner, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Minnetonka , Product Owner, Broker / Employer - Digital Experience - MN or Telecommute, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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