Technical Product Manager - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

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


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

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve 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:
  • Manage and own a capability of the product and understand end to end flow
  • Create user flows, features - with well-defined acceptance criteria and definition of done and get alignment with the scrum team
  • Drive and take part in Feature and User story grooming for PI and Sprint planning activities
  • Manage and field scrum team questions regarding the sprint progress and attend to any blockers identified
  • Ensure features being prepared have a corresponding UX definition identified
  • Create, right size, and prioritize user stories to ensure the acceptance criteria in the feature is met
  • Must be able to work with offshore teams
  • Create opportunities to add features / user stories into the common backlog and help refine and prioritize that
  • Prioritize and re-evaluate requirements throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure business objectives and product vision are being met
  • Attend scrum team demos and offer constructive feedback
  • Assist Product Manager in maintaining the product backlog, including decomposition of features into accurate and complete user stories and acceptance criteria that are testable by a delivery team

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:
  • 2+ years of experience working in any software development and / or product development role
  • 2+ years of experience with Healthcare related business analysis
  • Experience directly or indirectly interfacing with the scrum teams
  • Experience working in an Agile, Scaled Agile or Scrum environment
  • Experience creating and analyzing process flow diagrams
  • Experienced in creating and refine a healthy backlog
  • Capable of accurately translating business requirements into user stories that are readily understandable by technical delivery teams

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working as a Business Systems Analyst in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience with Healthcare frameworks
  • Experience and high interest in creating communication materials for the team
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and Continuous Integration processes
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with Scrum Master and / or Release Train Engineer responsibilities
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Engaged learner with the ability to quickly absorb and understand complex information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. .

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. 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.

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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