Digital Product Manager - Central or Eastern Time Zone or Telecommute at Optum (Hartford, CT or Remote)

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Positions in this function are responsible for specific services, functions, and solutions available internally or as a supporting element of a product, typically not sold stand-alone externally. Positions in this function play a critical role in ability to deliver products to market and/or manage internal business functions. Capability management requires alignment to business and/or product strategy, effective design and development, and ongoing management of capability portfolio across the full lifecycle to ensure business-specific or cross-enterprise impact. Market insights are leveraged to monitor trends and external landscape, and to inform capability strategies and customer use case scenarios. Positions in this function are accountable for delivering sustainable, financially sound solutions that solve a specific problem and enable successful external product delivery and/or internal business function performance, while driving adoption with internal business clients and define future capability direction that supports business strategy and new opportunities.
As a Digital Product Manager within Optum Rx IT, you will be vital to our success and drive future growth. In this role you will provide leadership in the management and development of digital experience products. You will be empowered to do your best to develop the IT strategy and vision for digital experience product roadmaps, establish collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders, gather accurate requirements and manage product delivery to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Think strategically and creatively how the Optum Rx pharmacy digital consumer experience should work - translating a vision to processes and requirements
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment
  • Develop digital experience product feature strategies and value proposition
  • Manage product backlog for Optum Perks portal and mobile experience; own product implementation
  • Forecast revenue or savings opportunities associated with product development initiatives and programs
  • Manage cross-segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing
  • Influence innovation across teams to ensure aligned, cohesive progress across technology, marketing, and service operations
  • Serve as product subject matter expert to business and technology teams
  • Individual contributor role

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 or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of Product Management / Product development experience
  • 2+ years' experience working close with IT supporting the design, development, management or decommission of new, existing or acquisition consumer digital products (mobile/tablet, web)
  • 2+ years' experience working with digital, call center and marketing internal and external business constituents to determine product future direction or respond to product inquiries
  • 1+ years' experience in managing product backlog within Agile delivery environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams
  • Healthcare experience
  • Pharmacy benefits management experience
  • Familiar with Rally Software (CA Agile), Aha!, Jira, or Miro tools
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
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.
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