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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Digital Product Analyst - Contract - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/13/2018

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization’s future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real - world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client - focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.


As part of our elite team, you will play a pivotal role in the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You will work with all levels of the business, ensuring IT deliverables align with business requirements, with measurable results. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop features, perform requirements analysis, identify solutions and conduct validation
  • Develop, manage and communicate current state and future state product models, keeping them aligned to changing business needs and relevant for active portfolio management
  • Create functional and non - functional requirements using high - level user designs or mock - ups
  • Provide expertise in understanding digital properties, including Web / Mobile Apps
  • Work with solution architects and delivery teams to build solutions that best suites our environments
  • Support peer and project teams through efficient design, development, testing, and deploy phases of the product lifecycle
  • Contribute to the product roadmap by working closely with the product owner
  • Bring people together to meet common goals using facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Build and advance collaborative relationships with business partners, product managers and IT partners
  • Gather a deep understanding for the end to end architecture of digital properties, including web / mobile apps. This will include assisting in writing, refining and communicating design across the program
  • Understand and ensure adherence to enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) or follow exception / waiver processes as needed
  • Ensure solutions are of high quality, strong performance and are scalable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including facilitation, influencing and negotiation
  • Strive to be a thought leader and an advanced practitioner in creative tools and tactics; forward - thinking in understanding the emerging tools, technologies, and business practices within the digital industry
  • Create and provide reporting to program leadership and clients to accurately communicate status, issues, risks, recommendations
  • Manage program and partner expectations and relationships

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst
  • 1+ years of experience supporting Products
  • 1+ years of experience with applied agile and scrum experience
  • 1+ years of experience in the digital industry working on both web and mobile apps

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a role with a blend of functional and technical analysis
  • Understanding of how a product organization operates
  • Firm understanding of SDLC and connections to software development
  • Ability to adapt to a fast - paced, quickly changing environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Provides appropriate level detail and information based on audience
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients and executives          
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving skills
  • Product management experience
  • Developing solutions with technical teams
  • Data Architecture / modeling
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Knowledge of security, privacy, and PHI/PII concerns
  • Knowledgeable in industry standard patterns, practices and technologies (e.g. SaaS, Web Services, API buildout, Big Data technologies, Mobile, Reporting, etc.)

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.



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