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Release Manager, Optum State Government – Boston, MA or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Boston, MA
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743237 Release Manager Optum State Government Boston MA or Telecommute

Release Manager, Optum State Government – Boston, MA or Telecommute (743237)

Position Description

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)


As a Release Manager within Optum State Government, you will manage projects around systems and data architecture.  These will be capital projects involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems related to provider demographics.  You will be responsible for multiple projects simultaneously.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Anticipating issues and acting proactively to address potential system environment conflicts

  • Gathering and updating project materials, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents

  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams through the implementation of all projects

  • Utilizing organizational resources appropriately and engaging required teams to complete scheduled changes on strict timelines.

  • Management of key projects to ensure successful completion

  • Managing cross-functional interdependencies

  • Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time

  • Providing risk management and issue/problem resolution as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of IT Project Management experience

  • 5+ years of working hands-on with all aspects of Configuration Management

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Sharepoint)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Release Engineering and Deployment Tools (ex. XL Deploy)

  • Knowledge of UNIX and Oracle

  • Knowledge of Jira and ALM (QC)

  • Available for off hours work to meet demanding project deployment timelines

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to organize and implement multiple projects simultaneously

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Healthcare Industry experience



Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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:  release, manager, management, project manager, project management, configuration management, deployment, Boston, MA, Massachusetts, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote

Job Details

  • Contest Number743237
  • Job TitleRelease Manager, Optum State Government – Boston, MA or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Boston, MA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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