Director - Technical Product Manager - Telecommute at Optum (Minneapolis, MN 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)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
Product Leadership
  • Own the product vision, strategy, go-to-market plan, and roadmap for the Specialty Guidance Program's technology portfolio
  • Gain a deep and personal knowledge of user personas, customers, and insurance product segments impacted by our utilization management solutions
  • Serve as the "Product Coach in Residence" for the broader team, providing guidance to technical product owners
  • Work with other leaders to contribute to a cohesive product community united by agile methodology and best practice
  • Evangelize the Specialty Guidance Program capabilities throughout the company, looking for new feature opportunities and synergies across the Optum Technology ecosystem

Opportunity Definition
  • Leverage market insights, user feedback, and research to inform the long-term product vision
  • Discover and define high-value requirements, a compelling business case, priority and impact
  • Ensure the right problems are being solved to meet customer needs
  • Identify efficiency and customer speed to market opportunities across delivery organizations that could better serve the customer's holistic needs
  • Partner with engineering leadership and finance to estimate new work, quantify benefit hypotheses, plan capacity, and manage budget

Stakeholder Management
  • Balance business priorities with technology enablers to maximize the value of our platform while minimizing technical debt
  • Manage and represent stakeholders across Optum's many businesses, clients, and technology teams

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 experience
  • 10+ years of experience leading technical product strategy, including product definition, build, and implementation
  • 7+ years of experience managing teams tasked with healthcare benefit delivery and oversight
  • 7+ years of experience being an advocate for engineering teams as the liaison between the teams, leadership, and stakeholders
  • 5+ years of technical product and business and/or systems analysis in a product organization
  • 5+ years of experience with requirements definition and writing technical user stories with acceptance criteria that reflect business, functional, security, and quality expectations
  • 5+ years of experience working with scrum teams in an agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in business administration, computer science, healthcare, or the life sciences
  • Subject matter expertise in utilization management and/or specialty pharmacy
  • Experience in the design and measurement of KPIs for an enterprise software platform
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically, with a positive outlook and willingness to take personal initiatives
  • High attention to detail, including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

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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An Insider's view of Optum

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Many companies have a standard 8-hour day, but we don’t. Optum is a global company, so we recognize that working hours are different for everyone depending on their situation. Optum has implemented flexible working policies that allow employees to work from home in addition to the traditional office setting with virtual tools to support everyone.

Rachel

Chief of Staff

What projects are you most excited about?

The Enterprise Modernization Paperless initiative. It is UHG’s effort to minimize paper and impact to the environment by migrating as many outbound and inbound paper communication to a digital form of communication. It was rewarding to have been staffed on this project within my first week of joining Optum. This project makes me feel like I have a

Vi

Senior Consultant, Optum Advisory Services

What does career growth look like on your team?

The company gives us many opportunities for learning as well as support in finding new innovative ways to tackle problems.

Bradley

Enterprise Architect

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My approach is to ensure that anyone within my organization knows that they can always reach out to me – a virtual “open door” policy. I hold regular 1:1 meetings with my team members, work extremely close with my colleagues and partners, and try to remain active in the discussions in our product and engineering Microsoft Teams channels. Much of th

Jordan

Sr Director, Tech Product Management

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

One of the things I like most about working for Optum is my team. I help my colleagues solve their problems, and respond with a positive attitude to those who reach out. My goal is for anyone at Optum to feel comfortable reaching out to me if they need help. Our team spirit comes from the top down, my leadership is supportive and encouraging.

Katherine

Software Engineer

What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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