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Certified Scrum Master / Developer - Rocky Hill, CT

UHG - Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Posted: 09/2/2018

The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace everyday by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We’re out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you’re in, you’ll be challenged like never before. It’s time to join this history making.
A Certified Scrum Master is needed to work with Prospective Payment Systems teams to manage and support OSAM processes and execution. The candidate filling this role will be expected to work with the software architects, engineering leaders, quality specialists and other members of the software engineering team as they deliver high-quality products and solutions for our customers. The candidate will be expected to coordinate with Enterprise Agile Coaches and other Scrum Masters in providing updated Agile process information and training to the PPS teams.
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Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overseeing multiple projects simultaneously. These will involve updating and consolidating information in various PPS tracking systems.
  • Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with the Scrum team, fielding questions, as well as handling issues that arise from the team
  • Anticipating issues and acting proactively to address these and other roadblocks
  • Gathering and updating project materials, metrics, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents
  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects
  • Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time
  • Providing risk management and issue/problem resolution as required

Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ years as a Certified Scrum Master
  • 1+ years as a Software Engineer
  • Experience with Open Source and Cloud based applications (9-12 months minimum)
  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of SOA design principles
  • Working knowledge of APIs
  • Experience in the health care industry
  • 3+ years of working hands-on with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
  • 3+ years of data gathering/analysis and system requirements
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio, C, C#, .Net, Java, HTML5, NoSQL taxonomy
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including MS Project and Visio)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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.



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