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Big Data Release and Change Manager - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Big Data Release and Change Manager - Minnetonka, MN(Job Number:706244)

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


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As a Big Data Release and Change Manager, you will be part of a team building new, data-intensive, software products focused on bringing healthcare data together.   These products, mostly analytical in nature, use advanced technologies in the big data space to provide a cutting edge solution to solve business opportunities.   This role will be aimed at managing risk and providing all change management to the department.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • General success factors:
    • Forward looking with a holistic approach
    • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
    • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
    • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Release Management:
    • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
    • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
    • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
    • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
    • Manage Master Release Calendar
    • Weekly Release Reporting
    • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors
    • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
    • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
    • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Change Management
    • Lead Change Management Activities
    • Support Change Communications Efforts
    • Access Change Impacts
    • Support Training Efforts For User Change Requests
    • Weekly Change Reporting
    • Work With Release Teams To Understand Change Impacts
    • Consult With And Coach Project Teams
    • Work with Release Engineers To Integrate Change Management Activities Into Project Plans
    • Support change management at the organizational level
    • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
    • Manage the change portfolio
    • Utilize understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
    • Run Weekly Change Management Meetings

Job IT Systems Management
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location 
Organization PEDS - Data Solutions
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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