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Senior Agile Program Manager - San Diego, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
747647
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747647 Senior Agile Program Manager San Diego CA

Senior Agile Program Manager - San Diego, CA (747647)

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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as a Execution lead closely partnering with the Product Manager & IT Delivery Owner to guide one agile release train
  • Establish program level cadence and drive program level ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning, Product Management Council, Scrum of Scrums, release train retrospectives, HIP Sprint)
  • Work with other program leaders to drive the definition and refinement of the program backlog
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on program-level plans, progress and quality
  • Facilitate alignment dependencies between the program team and third parties, release managers, or between the team and other Scrum Teams
  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
  • Coordinate delivery
  • Actively manages the program scope, budget, risks, issues, deliverables, and schedule of individual program tasks, as well as timely reporting of program status
  • Participates in or leads the program steering committee reviews and gate approval
  • Managing software development and cloud infrastructure project
  • Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously. These will be capital projects involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems related to provider demographics
  • Gathering and updating program materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents
  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects
  • Obtaining maximum value from Information Technology project management services
  • Utilizing organizational resources appropriately
  • Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time

Requirement Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • 2+ years working in an Agile development environment
  • 5+ years of working hands-on with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Agile/SCRUM and/or Scaled Agile Framework
  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
  • Agile Certification (CSM, Scaled Agilist, PMI-ACP)
  • Previous Experience in a Program or Project Manager role
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Experience with Planview or similar portfolio management/demand planning tool is a plus
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Healthcare Industry experience

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, sdlc, software, program, manager, PM, development, San Diego, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number747647
  • Job TitleSenior Agile Program Manager - San Diego, CA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • San Diego, CA
    United States
    North America

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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