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Capability Manager - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 10, 2021

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)

As a Capability Manager you are an integral member of an agile team responsible for working with Business stakeholders to define features and user stories and prioritizing the scrum team backlog to streamline the execution of priorities to deliver business value. The Capability Manager plays a significant role in quality control and is responsible for the acceptance of user stories. The Capability Manager serves as the stakeholder proxy and works closely with the product stakeholders to understand requirements and priority.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather business requirements, analyze details and prepare the and technical specifications that follow project guidelines
  • Define Capabilities, Features and User Stories which will be groomed with the Scrum Team
  • Analyze data and current application functionality as part of the feature definition process
  • Work with the development team to ensure full understanding of requirements and design
  • Act as the liaison between Business and Engineering Teams
  • Work in an agile team environment
  • Manage the assigned products, ensuring all clarifications and questions are resolved and brought back to the development team
  • Key participant in the department's transformation of multiple applications to single user experiences including process improvement and workflow
  • Accept user stories - validate that the story meets acceptance criteria and has the appropriate, acceptance tests
  • Works with engineering to align on feature sizing and delivery plans

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of product owner, product management, requirements analysis or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with agile & product development
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and able to work with little direct supervision and drive results with disciplined follow-though
  • Ability to identify, investigate, and implement software solutions; work across partner teams to resolve any issues or dependencies (teams or technologies)
  • Strategic thinking and business acumen with the ability to align people, strategies and recommendations with business objectives
  • Experience driving teams to decisions and obtaining difficult information and answers
  • Analytic, quantitative, data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience in working with Agile / Scrum work environment: writing user stories and following the development process through user story Acceptance

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 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: Capability Manager, Product Owner, Product Management, Agile, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home, Work at home

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Eden Prairie , Capability Manager - Telecommute, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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