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Project Manager/Product Owner - Employer & Individual - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Minnetonka, MN
  • Job Code
780093 Project ManagerProduct Owner Employer Individual Telecommute

Project Manager/Product Owner - Employer & Individual - Telecommute (780093)

Position Description

Positions in this function work with Product Managers and Scrum teams to conduct and manage outcomes of various system enhancements including analyzing, reviewing, and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short and long term operational/strategic business activities - by developing, enhancing and maintaining features and user stories. They will also work with various leadership and teams to prioritize user stories for develop and align within the overall system road map. 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understands the Product / Capability Roadmap and customer goals to develop and communicate the product vision
  • Defining, prioritizing and accepting user stories

  • Team backlog refinement
  • Drive Product Priority during PI Planning and Sprint Planning

  • Monitor Program increment spend
  • Work with Product Manager and Architects to understand the overall vision of the product, capabilities, customer requirements and the solution

  • Communicate the vision to the Scrum teams and ensure user story alignment.

  • Create user stories, both functional and enabler, accurate descriptions and acceptance criteria

  • Review the current team backlog and prioritize user stories or development where there is capacity and remove user stories where they are no longer relevant.

  • Resolve complex business problems (technical, product, service, process, operations, organizational) that affect multiple functions/disciplines and/or customers (internal/external) and develop innovative solutions

  • Work across a matrix environment to engage appropriate internal and external partners to assure successful analysis, option determination and tactical execution

  • Effectively engage and partner with cross-functional teams to create and deliver solutions

  • Obtain commitment from individuals and groups to ensure success

  • Utilize and leverage electronic tools such as MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, and WebEx to support clear, effective documentation, presentation, and communication of relevant project and service information

  • Facilitate, coordinate, and drive issue resolution for assigned projects and services

  • Provide subject matter expertise or other operational support related to payer system configuration operations

  • Work effectively with internal and external business partners and vendors









Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or equivalent related work experience

  • Experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach

  • 3+ years of Project Management experience

  • Experience working on mixed methodology programs (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)

  • 25% travel required if not located in Minnetonka, MN area

 Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Prior experience moving an organization from Waterfall to Agile
  • Experience with Rally
  • Knowledge of OSAM
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and task definition

  • Participation in Agile communities of practice
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both up and down the organization

  • Facilitation skills

  • Track record of driving change

  • Proven ability to lead through influence and remove roadblocks

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SM

 *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.


Job Keywords: Product Manager, Project Manager, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, telecommute, telecommute





Job Details

  • Contest Number780093
  • Job TitleProject Manager/Product Owner - Employer & Individual - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - EandI Ops

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt


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