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Agile Scrum Master - Contract - MN Or Telecommute

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Unitedhealth Group Inc. Eden Prairie , MN 55344

Posted 4 months ago

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization's future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real-world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client-focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.

As part of our elite team, you will play a pivotal role in the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You will work with all levels of the business, ensuring IT deliverables align with business requirements, with measurable results. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Scum Master will be responsible for the work flow of parallel projects/ features within product delivery organization

  • Interact with customers both internal and external to gather project requirements and act as liaison between customer and design team

  • Simultaneously lead several complex projects with varied, multiple deliverables, team members and audiences requiring ongoing prioritization and relationship management

  • Communicate job status information to all team members

  • Promote smooth workflow and communication between teams

  • Facilitate resolution, problem solving day to day challenges

  • Create and manage timelines for all projects

  • Ensure workflow progresses efficiently and projects / staff are organized as priorities shift

  • Maintain job tracking and time keeping database

  • Maintain and update project status report and run weekly status meetings

  • Help enhance and improve department processes

  • Communicate consolidated project milestones and deliverables for readiness

  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.)

  • The ability to work in a matrix environment across cross functional teams

  • Workflow design, implementation and management experience

  • Strong negotiation skills

Required Qualifications:

  • 7 years of working with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
  • 5 years of data gathering / analysis and writing system requirements
  • 5 years of experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
  • 5 years of experience setting up and facilitating a multifunctional team in Agile application development
  • 2 years leading SCRUM calls

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Provider dashboards and knowledge of typical interactions between health plans and providers

  • CSM

  • Experience with Scrum

  • Ability to lead in a fast paced Agile environment

  • Result driven project/program manager and an enterprise agile coach with a

  • Drive as a true servant leader and a strong agilist, demonstrate excellent team work and leadership skills in project management, agile product development/coaching and all stages of SDLC

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.


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Agile Scrum Master - Contract - MN Or Telecommute

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Unitedhealth Group Inc.