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UnitedHealth Group Capability Manager - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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 position will support an OptumInsight greenfield initiative being executed within Optum Payment Integrity’s Product Engineering team. You will work across existing product working teams - such as Coordination of Benefits and Data Engineering - as we design, develop, and manage the capabilities, features and user stories required to support the Outcomes-Based Contract Enablement program.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate business requirements and prepare the detailed functional and technical Capabilities that enable stated project outcomes

  • Decompose project-level Capabilities into executable Features and User Stories to be groomed and executed by supporting Scrum Team(s)

  • Work with Architecture, Developers and supporting Product Teams to provide full understanding of requirements and design, ensuring all clarifications and questions are resolved

  • Create and manage a delivery roadmap visualizing the delivery of project milestones and key Capabilities

  • Act as the liaison between multiple Business, Engineering, and Project Management Teams to drive alignment of proposed or planned work

A candidate should have a positive, curious demeanor that will allow the person to work though ambiguity to ensure the needs of the program are met.

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:

  • 3+ years of product management, product development, product strategy or equivalent work experience

  • Experience working in an Agile environment or familiarity with Agile methodologies

  • Experience using data to support sound business decisions across teams and management

  • Knowledge of product development process; experience with requirements management, project management, and complex projects and activities

  • Familiarity with requirement tracking tools (Aha!, Rally, Jira, VersionOne, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, investigate, solve, and implement solutions to issues

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others, aligning people, strategies, and recommendations with business objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to support all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrixed environment

  • 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 similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience working with multiple projects, teams, and / or stakeholders simultaneously

  • Experience working on product development, management, or strategy for a product that combines technical and service elements

  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions

  • Working knowledge of databases, database structures

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail

  • Strategic thinking and comfortability with ambiguity

  • Self-motivated and able to work with little direct supervision and drive results with disciplined follow-though

  • Strong analytic, quantitative and problem-solving skills

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 Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. 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 drugfree workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Capability Manager, Eden Prairie MN, Minnesota, United States, Work At Home, Remote, Work From Home, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting

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