Technical Platform Product Owner

Job Description
As a Technical Product Owner (Multi-Cloud~ Platform as a Service) in CVS Health Digital you will work in a fast-paced environment and will carry the responsibility to manage key components of an advanced digital services platform. You will be expected collaborate very closely with other Product Managers and Product Owners in a fully scaled agile environment.

You will work closely with senior leaders to ensure that investments are aligned to the organizations strategic goals and you will manage the feature backlog accordingly. In turn, you will be guiding a scrum team with representation from architecture, engineering, user experience design, test, dev/ops, and more.
You will provide support for employees who advise members and consumers so they can achieve their health ambitions, and improve their health and well-being, leverage the services of CVS and Aetna partners, wearable devices, content providers and the broader health care ecosystem, and deliver innovative capabilities utilizing our compelling intellectual property and strategic partnerships with renowned research institutions.

For this role we are open to colleagues working from one of the following Enterprise Digital office locations: Burlington / Boston MA, Woonsocket RI, Hartford CT, New York NY, Florham Park NJ, Chantilly VA, Alpharetta GA, Chicago IL, Irving / Richardson TX.

Required Qualifications
• Define feature priorities and align the efforts of agile product teams
• Understand customer needs to define short term and long-term product direction, articulate user stories and features
• Understands, assesses and critiques the architecture proposed by the Application architecture team and ensures that the scrum team delivery is aligned to the overall solution architecture
• Communicate product vision effectively to peers and other leaders
• Guide product strategy from internal pilots to external launch
• Perform industry research as necessary to support feature development.
• Partner with engineering team to define, track and test user stories in an agile software development life-cycle.
• Provide product subject matter expertise and leadership.
• Work with program management to track schedule against the roadmap and escalate risks and issues.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ensure internal product stakeholders needs and expectations are met
• Promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practices
• Collaborate with external vendors on requirements definition and feature development
• Track the competitive landscape to ensure CVS Health remains competitive in the marketplace.
• Evaluate and select key Cloud platform technologies
• Collaborate closely with architecture and UX teams
• Experience building modern platforms products at scale
• Passion for health and wellness and CVS Health's Digital mission is a must
• 5+ years of experience, particularly in product management and product development
• 2-4 years with Public Cloud Experience. Multi-Cloud and Platform as a Service
• AWS and GCP
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Proven ability to deliver convincing business case recommendations to senior management
• Demonstrated collaborative style, with ability to lead and influence diverse teams
• Demonstrated experience driving agile product development.
• Digital healthcare experience highly desired

Skills/Competencies:

• Start-up mentality and desire to innovate at a fast pace
• Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions
• Ability to thrive in a fully SAFe-Agile development environment
• Maintain strong relationships across key stakeholders and constituents
• Engaging and concise speaking and presentation skills

Education
EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.