Sr Tech Project Manager - Telecommute (PST Time Zone Hours)

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We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

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)

If you are located in the Pacific Standard time zone, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate and support implementing Infrastructure projects for JMH
  • Work closely with Optum delivery teams and provide technical leadership in planning and execution of the projects
  • Report deviations on project progress and timeline to stakeholders (business, technology, and others)
  • Identify and mitigate risks to project progress
  • Keep project execution statuses up-to-date in standard work tracking tools (e.g. SNOW) and processes, including everything from information about timelines to milestones of specifically defined deliverable
  • Ensure the teams allocated to each project understand the business's priorities and are aligned to them
  • Prepare inputs for review of planned vs actual resource allocation per project
  • Facilitate daily technology standups, retrospectives, and regular demo sessions
  • Propose facilitation process enhancements to improve project execution
  • Identify dependencies between projects that might affect the delivery date, and coordinate dependencies between teams
  • Track project workstreams and the flow of information, not only inside the technology department, but throughout the whole organization
  • Understand the workflows and technology department processes to support on boarding for new hires


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:
  • Either a BS degree in Business, Operations Management or technical field such as Engineering OR 4 additional years of equivalent technology project management experience OR a PMP certification
  • 8+ years of experience in project management
  • Strong knowledge on IT Infrastructure (Network, LAN, Telephony)
  • Located or willing to work PST hours
  • Ability to facilitate working sessions with large, cross-functional teams (business, technical)
  • Ability to present to and manage communication with business/IT executive leadership
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio
  • Proficiency with system development lifecycles such as waterfall and agile
  • Familiar with process improvement techniques: business (Six Sigma, total quality management) and/or IT processes (i.e. SDLC, technical change management, agile management)


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*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: telecommuter, telecommute, remote, work from home, PST, Pacific Standard Time

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