Agile Project Manager - Minnetonka, MN

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Minnetonka , MN 55345

Posted 2 months ago

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 an Agile Project Manager you will be responsible for ensuring Agile Frameworks are understood and enacted. Agile Project Managers do this by ensuring that the team and organization adhere to the values of the Agile Manifesto and the twelve principles therein. You are a servant leader. You help employees and stakeholders understand and enact empirical product development. You are a facilitator, trainer, coach, and mentor for the team, organization, and enterprise. You are not defined or bounded by your title, but instead focus on delivering value. You may at times fill various roles based on organizational needs and your own abilities, including: Scrum Master, Team Coach, and Enterprise Coach. You seek to continuously improve your own skills, the effectiveness of your team, and the organization's understanding of Agile. You measure progress using learning milestones. You support the five elements of a learning organization: personal mastery, mental models, shared vision, team learning, and systems thinking. You adhere to the five Scrum values: focus, courage, openness, commitment, and respect.

Requirements:

  • 4 years of Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment

  • 2 years of technical experience in one or more aspects of Information Systems Development or Business / Information Systems areas

  • 2 years of experience with Agile delivery approaches and tools

  • 2 years of experience working on large scale, multiple scrum team projects

  • Budget tracking and complex cost benefit analysis

  • Strong understanding of distributed technologies & architecture

  • Ability to build and manage relationships across a large enterprise and influence decisions from the top down and bottom up

  • Proficiency in computer software such as Project, Power Point, and Excel

Assets:

  • Agile / Scrum Industry Certification(s)

  • SAFe Certification(s)

  • Project Management Industry Certification(s)

  • Lean Methodology Certification(s)

  • Experience with Rally/CA Agile Central

  • Healthcare experience

  • Experience with various testing techniques such as Test Driven Development and Behavior driven testing Participation in industry Agile communities of practice

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)

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: agile, project, program, manager, developer, engineer, microsoft, office


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Unitedhealth Group Inc.