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Director, IT Program Management, Digital Services - UHC IS - Multiple Locations

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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762340 Director IT Program Management Digital Services UHC IS Multiple Locations

Director, IT Program Management, Digital Services - UHC IS - Multiple Locations (762340)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Care 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)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this function are involved in the definition, management, and implementation of significant technology focused projects
  • Focuses on IT projects, not for use as project management in non-IT roles
  • Positions are business specialists and technology generalists that manage, direct and interface with business clients
  • Align technology solutions with business strategies, working primarily with senior management
  • Proactively identify opportunities, conduct analyses, needs assessments, cost/benefit assessments and broker other IS services
  • Manages and is accountable for professional employees and/or supervisors
  • Impact of work is most often at the local level

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years of IT experience
  • 7+ years Program/Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 500)
  • 3+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects
  • 3+ years proven financial acumen with experience managing budgets exceeding $5M or more
  • Experience artfully ing multiple software development frameworks (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile) to enable more efficiently delivering software
  • In depth understanding of technology and multi-practice disciplines associated with program life cycle methodology, large scale project implementation techniques and knowledge of tools and vendors in the marketplace
  • Program Management skills and experience including the ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external organizations to ensure client satisfaction and drive client and IT accountability
  • Proven track record leading matrix IT teams with 10+ team members in geographically diverse environments (on-shore & off-shore teams)
  • Demonstrated ability to weigh alternatives and determine program strategy and experienced in leading large scale programs, consisting of diverse business and IT teams
  • Understanding of fundamentals of DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Accept Test Drive Development (ATDD)
  • Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management (PMP)
  • 3+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally)
  • Experience in successfully managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously
  • Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development , Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)
  • Participation in industry Agile communities of practice

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 Details

  • Contest Number762340
  • Job TitleDirector, IT Program Management, Digital Services - UHC IS - Multiple Locations
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsHartford, CT
    Basking Ridge, NJ

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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