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Agile Coach - Eden Prairie, MN - Irvine, CA - Schaumburg, IL - Boston, MA

UnitedHealth Group

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750102 Agile Coach Eden Prairie MN Irvine CA Schaumburg IL Boston MA

Agile Coach - Eden Prairie, MN - Irvine, CA - Schaumburg, IL - Boston, MA (750102)

Position 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 an Agile Practitioner you will be responsible for ensuring Agile Frameworks are understood and enacted. Agile Practitioners 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.


As an Agile Practitioner, you already have many of the skills listed below, and will continue to develop and expand your repertoire:

Agile Frameworks:
  • Crystal Clear
  • Extreme Programming
  • Kanban
  • Dynamic Systems Development
  • Feature-Driven Development
  • Lean
  • Lean Software Development
  • Scrum

Agile Frameworks for Scaling:

  • Crystal
  • Disciplined Agile
  • Large-Scale Scrum
  • Nexus
  • Scaled Agile Framework
  • Scrum@Scale

Organizational Change Leadership:

  • Contingency Theory
  • Communication Strategies
  • Lewin 3-Step Model
  • Kotter 8-Step Change Process
  • McKinsey 7S Model
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Open Space Design
  • Organizational Design
  • Queueing Theory
  • Systems Thinking & Modeling
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • The Satir Model
  • The Theory of Constraints




Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach or other Agile Role (e.g. Product Owner)
  • 1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple team projects
  • Growth Mindset

Required Qualifications:

  • Agile Certification(s)
  • Healthcare Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

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.

Job Keywords: agile, product, coach, development, crystal, kanban, extreme, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Irvine, CA, California, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

Job Details

  • Contest Number750102
  • Job TitleAgile Coach - Eden Prairie, MN - Irvine, CA - Schaumburg, IL - Boston, MA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Irvine, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN
    Schaumburg, IL
    Boston, MA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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