Product Owner - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

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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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Product Managers to understand the strategy, vision, and roadmaps for your product responsibilities
  • Execute against product roadmaps that focus initially on minimally viable deliverables, while contemplating the near and long-term future enhancements that increase that value over time. Draw on an agile mindset
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to internal stakeholders on specific marketplace and IT topics
  • Address operational challenges with both technical and non-technical solutions
  • Understand the user experience and deliver solutions that delight
  • Drive high-quality execution across organizational lines
  • Seek to learn the business you are supporting and own its evolution holistically. Drive to understand the "why" and connect the benefit of technology to the business capability and be able to clearly articulate this to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Work within an agile development/delivery framework
  • Develop sprint plans with the agile team(s)


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:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years product owner, product owner by proxy, or business analyst experience within a large matrix organization
  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer needs into feature definition, user stories, product capabilities, and market requirements
  • Experience creating and managing a product backlog
  • Demonstrated success in delivering products and value within an agile-development framework
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated success in managing a capability across the lifecycle, using a defined development process


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Health Care industry experience
  • Product Owner/Manager certification or other Agile certification
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences and quality products
  • Understand how to utilize user experience collateral such as personas and journey maps, etc.
  • Proven ability to work with ambiguity and changing priorities
  • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization


UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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 drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Product Owner, Capability Analyst, backlog, product manager, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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