Director, Technical Product Management - TN or MN preferred, remote considered at Optum

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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)
This is a Director - Technical Product position within the Optum Technology supporting Payer business. This business provides software products and services to various health care payers to ensure that payments are being made accurately - saving billions of dollars for these payers. Payer business has shown tremendous growth over the last few years necessitating us to grow the team and add this new position.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand and define data products' needs and roadmaps
  • Influence and build strategies to meet the ever growing and evolving data needs to grow the business and reduce operational/other costs
  • Build, lead and grow distributed product management teams
  • Demonstrate leadership in the context of product management and be an evangelist for product management best practices
  • Partnering with other leaders/teams (within and outside of Payer) to build products that can be leveraged across multiple LOBs
  • Collaborating effectively with delivery teams and sharing responsibility for delivery and outcomes for the defined roadmaps removing roadblocks that inhibit delivery


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:
  • 5+ years of experience with technical product management
  • 3+ years of experience leading a team in a large matrixed organization
  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Data management experience
  • Experience working with internal and external clients (Preferably Healthcare Payers)

Preferred qualifications:
  • Healthcare Data experience
  • Technology and/or Engineering background/experience
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with ability to describe data/capability stories and explain value to stakeholders

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 $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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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