Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Scrum Master - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
745175
Apply on the Company Site
  •  
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

745175 Scrum Master Eden Prairie MN

Scrum Master - Eden Prairie, MN (745175)

Position Description

Is it important to you to create an application that will benefit millions of people? At Optum, you are empowered to do your best! You will work with an elite team to create applications using the newest and latest technologies.

If you have a solid track record for innovation and accomplishment, we are eager to speak with you! We hire talented professionals who are looking to advance their careers by working for the best company in the healthcare industry. You will have the most opportunities to grow and develop your career while using the skills that you have obtained thus far. Being a leader in healthcare IT, it is always challenging and exciting here at Optum in creating the healthcare system of tomorrow. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

The Agile Scrum Master will be responsible for facilitating one or more scrum teams to support the delivery of strategic technology products. This position requires individuals who are not only experienced as a Scrum Master, but have extensive track records of delivering high quality systems and products. Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile Methods, especially Scrum. Applicants will also be responsible for the coaching of their teams on scrum practices to ensure benefit from and adherence to core agile principles is achieved.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as Scrum master for 1-3 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
  • Ensure cross-team coordination
  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
  • Communicate status and issues to stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
  • Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.
  • Act as a liaison to assigned project manager.
  • Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties, release managers, or between our team and other scrum teams.
  • Actively contribute to the company's Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedure
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • 3+ months of working on projects with Cloud technologies
  • Ability to lead or participate in calls starting at 7 AM CST and occasionally starting at 6:30 AM CST several times a week

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Scrum Master working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects
  • Experience acting as a Scrum Master for multiple scrum teams
  • Experience with Agile Development Software

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: Scrum Master, IT, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number745175
  • Job TitleScrum Master - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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.

Powered ByLogo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers [ View All ]