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Agile Product Owner – Eden Prairie, MN and Basking Ridge, NJ

UHG - Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Posted: 08/9/2018

Be a driver of change and run part of the marketing machine at Optum. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group and a key leader across most major segments of the U.S. health care system. For you, that means working on high performance, elite teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)
This role will lead the definition of features and stories at a team level. They use the product vision and strategy to build features that meet customer needs. The primary users of these products are payers and large employer organizations.
 Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understands and explains the market strategy and vision to one or more scrum teams
  • Works collaboratively within a scrum team to deliver features with the highest customer value
  • Displays leadership in making clear decisions that support the product roadmap and vision
  • Participates in developing product strategy and roadmap
  • Refinement of features and user stories
  • Defines clear persona statements and acceptance criteria to support scrum execution
  • Manages team backlog of enhancements from definition to development and UAT

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of product owner experience or equivalent BA experience
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Experience working in an agile software engineering environment
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience creating a roadmap of capability execution

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)



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, Product Development, healthcare, health care, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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