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Senior IT Product Manager - Healthcare Platforms

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

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)

Optum Enterprise Enablement and Platform solutions is looking for a highly motivated IT Product Manager to lead teams in execution on high priority strategic platform initiatives. -Technical platform execution is critical in enabling UnitedHealth Group's enterprise to deliver next generation healthcare. -We are looking for an individual that shares our passion for positively changing healthcare and contributing to the technical community.

As a Technical Product Manager you will be responsible for working across matrixed teams and leading technical engineering teams in open sourcing one of our existing products as technical collaboration is critical to realizing our vision of transforming healthcare.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Drive product strategy through strategic and feature roadmap development

Product lifecycle management: makes recommendations around whether to maintain, invest, scale or sunset products based on strategy

Direct oversight of a team of product managers

Owns strategic execution within their product pillar across several products/capabilities

Translate product strategy into actionable items for engineering teams to execute on

Own the engineering roadmap and work with stakeholders to define use cases and develop technical requirements for executing on platform vision

Manage overall profit and loss financials for platform product

Establish processes for platform build and implementations/integrations

Build configuration standards and tools/reporting to ensure standards are met and exceptions documented/understood

Deliver solutions that can easily adapt to work with multiple cloud and on-prem solutions

Create material to inform business teams on how the processes work and what is configurable

Design KPI's and reporting that enable clear measurement against KPI's and actionable metrics

Collaborate with stakeholders to define and scope features to be prioritized into product roadmap that balances customer and platform needs and engineering maturation

Balance competing technical development priorities that allow for new development, maintenance of current system capabilities, bug fixes and technical debt

US Telecommuters are welcome to apply with ''central time zone'' focus

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:

5+ years of experience managing teams tasked with healthcare benefit delivery and oversight

3+ years of experience leading technical product strategy, build and implementation

3+ years of experience and ability to be an advocate for engineering team as the liaison between the teams, leadership and stakeholders

1+ years of work experience leading technical teams in building cloud systems using devops practices/ infrastructure-as-code (ideally in Google Cloud Platform)

1+ years of experience with feature definition and writing technical user stories with acceptance criteria that reflect business, functional, security and quality expectations

Experience working with scrum teams in an agile engineering environment

Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and opportunistic new ideas with technical and non-technical employees

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience driving strategy for technical platform software-as-a-service (SaaS) products

Experience with teams that utilize Apache Kafka, Golang and Java

Experience with distributed telemetry and visualizations (Prometheus, Thanos, Grafana experience)

Experience with ETL

Experience with Agile Delivery Tools (JIRA, CA Agile, etc.)

Experience in the Healthcare industry

Understanding of distributed systems (Kubernetes, Cassandra)

Understanding of fundamentals of DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Test-Driven Development

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High attention to detail including ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

Demonstrated ability to work within a highly regulated environment, preferably healthcare technology

Solid analytical, project management and problem-solving skills

Ability to think strategically and execute methodically

Proven track record of successfully leading technical development and launch of consumer facing products

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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.

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie , Senior IT Product Manager - Healthcare Platforms, IT / Software / Systems , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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