Technical Product Manager - Telecommute 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)
As a Tech Product owner of the Provider Portal experience, you shape the evolution of the product and prepare it for delivery with our engineering teams. You work with Product Managers, UI/UX designers and engineers to write, refine and groom the features and user stories and help prepare for PI planning activities.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage and own a capability of the product and understand end to end flow
  • Create user flows, features - with well-defined acceptance criteria and definition of done and get alignment with the scrum team
  • Drive and take part in Feature and User story grooming for PI and Sprint planning activities
  • Manage and field scrum team questions regarding the sprint progress and attend to any blockers identified
  • Ensure features being prepared have a corresponding UX definition identified
  • Create, right size, and prioritize user stories to ensure the acceptance criteria in the feature is met
  • must be able to work with offshore teams
  • Create opportunities to add features / user stories into the common backlog and help refine and prioritize that
  • Prioritize and re-evaluate requirements throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure business objectives and product vision are being met
  • Attend scrum team demos and offer constructive feedback

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:
  • 4+ years of experience working in any software development and / or product development role
  • Experience facilitating product feature or requirements development - gathering input to formulate product features, functions and requirements with clients and/or end-users
  • Experience directly or indirectly interfacing with the scrum teams and planning for PIs and sprints
  • Experience working in an Agile, Scaled Agile or Scrum environment
  • Experience creating and analyzing process flow diagrams
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, create and refine a healthy backlog
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Agile, Scaled Agile or Scrum related certification (product owner, agile leader, etc.)
  • Visio experience
  • Healthcare and Provider experience
  • Experience with Persona definitions and Persona Journey
  • Experience and high interest in creating communication materials for the team
  • Experience using Aha, miro, figma or other collaboration tools

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. 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.
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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Team workouts
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401(K)
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