1+ months

Value Stream Engineer - Telecommute - 911563

St Paul, MN 55102 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    911563

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Technology Leadin our Optum Care Services team within our Enterprise Clinical Technology division. You will work with the best and the brightest partnering with technology and business leaders who are working to meet the dynamic needs of the national and local health care markets.In this role, you will be responsible for leading the agile transformation and for the successful execution of strategic technology products / investments/ value stream. This is a hybrid role that properly balancesprogram management, agilecoaching, and transformational leadership to help software development teamsbuild and deliversolutions more efficiently.This role will heavily leverage an Agile Framework to drive agile delivery within the value stream.

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This position requires individuals who have successfully delivered software development initiatives leveraging at agile practices, demonstrated strong performance as a Value Stream Engineer, Agile Coach and/or program management on distributed teams, and can drive and influence change and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.You will have a strong Program and Project Management background, a core technology foundation and understanding in the application development and architecture arena, and experience in traditional waterfall methods. Applicants should have experience leading teams and people from a human resources and career development perspective as this position will likely have direct reports.

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

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Key Competencies:

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  • Assertive:Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls
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  • Attitude of empowerment:Must be able to lead a value stream made up of multiple agile release trains and/or multiple teams to self-organization
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  • Attitude of transparency:Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to both business and IT and build trust amongst partners
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  • Coaching:Coaches leaders in business, technology and execution roles with an executive presence
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  • Collaborative:Abilityto partner with others to achieve goals at various levels throughout the organization and lead others to do so by example
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  • Communicative and social:Must be able to communicate well with all levels of the organization from Scrum team members to senior executives
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  • Conflict resolution:Seeks to resolves all problems on their own by leveraging their network, building relationships, and pulling SMEs to solution options and recommendations
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  • Continual improvement:Instills and executes a continuous improvement mindset by understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the Value Stream and champions an inspect & adapt mindset. Brings improvement ideas for all of Optum Care Services not just the Value Stream
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  • Cultural change agent: Influences change inside and outside the Value Stream by building credibility, garnering respect, maintaining a positive attitude, challenging the status quo and modeling a learn by doing environment
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  • Enthusiastic:Must be impassioned and high-energy
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  • Facilitative:Must be able to lead by example, demonstrate value-add principles to Value Stream, and artfully tailors the agile framework based on characteristics and maturity of the teams
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  • Flexible:Ability to shiftto the role or tasks needed for each situational transformation. Abilityto get the job done regardless of role definition
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  • Quick learner:Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains of the scrum teams
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  • Servant Leader:Must be able to garner respect from team and stakeholders and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
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  • Situational Awareness: Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise, put corrective actions in place and/or elevate them to management
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  • System Thinker: Must be able to analyze the entire software development environment and operating culture and bring practical solutions to improve and navigate both
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  • Foster Teamwork and Collaboration:Promotes teamwork within and across groups. Works collaboratively with others to maintain productive working relationships within and across boundaries
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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Act as an Execution lead closely partnering with the Capability Lead, Architect & Business Owner to guide investment
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  • Act as an adoption/transformation lead for agile implementation at enterprise level and/or across multiple streams of work
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  • Define, plan and execute value stream level activities (e.g. Value Stream Sync, Value Stream Management Council, Integrated Release Meetings, Integrated Plan)
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  • Facilitate coordination and dependency alignmentbetween the value stream, release trains, third parties, release managers, or between the team and other Scrum Teams
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  • Provide leadership and direction to the program teams on agile practices optimize the overall software development lifecycle
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  • Value Streamimpediment removal
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  • Maintain relevant value stream metrics that increases transparency andinforms adaptive decision making
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  • Lead overall technology delivery to successful completion, operating within scope, budget, and schedule commitments
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  • Partner with Capability Management to drive the definition and refinement of the value stream backlog
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  • Establish and continuously improve an efficient delivery ecosystem while maintaining required governance processes
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  • Facilitate consensus and decision-making with business, IT and executive management
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  • Manage value stream financials
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  • Establish and manage Risk and Quality for at scale agile programs
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  • Foster a team collaborative environment that tears down silos between groups act in a single voice
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  • Develop, coach, and mentor team members to advance their skills and career
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  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
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  • Be a change agent and foster a learn by doing environment
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  • Serve as an escalation for impediment removal for Release Train Engineers,Scrum Masters and scrum teams
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  • Communication and engagement at multiple levels with both internal and external stakeholders
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  • Management of matrix resources who may or may not be within a direct reporting structure
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  • Actively contribute to the companys Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 10+ years of IT experience
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  • 7+ years Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 500)
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  • 3+ years of Program Management experience
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  • 5+ years of experience as a Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach
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  • 3+ years of leading/managing people
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  • 3+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects
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  • 3+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
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  • Experience with both traditional and agile management tools (e.g. MS Project, Rally)
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  • 3+ years proven financial acumen with experience managing budgetsexceeding $5M or more
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  • Experience practically implementing or executing within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
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  • Solid understanding of scaling Lean and Agile, and understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously aligning a large development program
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  • Experience artfully applying multiple software development frameworks (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile) to enable more efficiently delivering software
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  • In depth understanding of technology and multi-practice disciplines associated with program life cycle methodology, large scale project implementation techniques and knowledge of tools and vendors in the marketplace
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  • Program Management skills and experience including the ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external organizations to ensure client satisfaction and drive client and IT accountability
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  • Proven track record leading matrix IT teams with 50+ team members in geographically diverse environments
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  • Demonstrated ability to weigh alternatives and determine program strategy and experienced in leading large scale programs, consisting of diverse business and IT teams
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  • Understanding of fundamentals of DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Accept Test Drive Development (ATDD)
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  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity,and task definition
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  • Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
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  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken form
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  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management
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  • Healthcare experience
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  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally)
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  • Experience in successfully managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously
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  • Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)
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  • Experience working for a professional services or Big 4 management consulting
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  • Participation in industry Agile communities of practice
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  • Graduate degree; MBA preferred
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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

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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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.

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"UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:IT,Project Management,Program Management

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Posted: 2021-03-16 Expires: 2021-06-13

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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