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Technical Product Owner - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

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749302 Technical Product Owner Eden Prairie MN

Technical Product Owner - Eden Prairie, MN (749302)

Position Description

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're getting the word out on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. And that's where you come in. As a Product Owner, you'll strategically and creatively think about how the consumer experience should work - translating a vision to processes and requirements that impact millions of lives and help heal the health care system. In return, you'll have a lasting impact on our success and the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader.


As a Product Owner, you will be vital to our success and drive future growth. In this role you will provide leadership in the management and development of products. You will be empowered to do your best to establish collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders gather accurate requirements and evaluate product performance to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives.


The Product Owner is responsible for working with business partners and a wide variety of stakeholders to gather requirements, establish product roadmaps, coordinate planning with other development teams and manage backlogs. This Product Owner role requires the ability to understand technology solutions and communicate with stakeholders from many functional areas in both technical and non-technical terms.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with product stakeholders to elicit, analyze, and define software product requirements
  • Maintain Technical Product Backlog based on customer feedback, market changes and business priority as communicated by the Technical Portfolio Product Manager
  • Works closely with Technical Portfolio Product Manager to represent capabilities and features at team level
  • Actively facilitate product backlog grooming sessions, retrospectives, defect management and project teams release planning sessions
  • Work directly and provide technical product requirements to Agile scrum teams and drive technical product delivery
  • Identify and define technical product requirements that align to product strategy for moderately complex problems
  • Ensure requirements traceability to product capabilities
  • Define non-functional technical requirements
  • Seeking individual with strong research and analysis skills, able to define technical product requirements to solve complex business and operational problems and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience with software requirements definition
  • 1+ years of experience with Scaled Agile Framework
  • Experience with Visio or similar product for requirements documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience within healthcare industry 
  • IT background with business experience
  • Persistently pursue information and overcome roadblocks
  • Experience defining technical product requirements in an ambiguous setting
  • Strong analytical skills; including the ability to interpret customer needs into application and operational requirements via user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to colleagues, clients and management
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, self-directed, highly motivated
  • Experience preparing for, and leading, iteration planning meetings
  • Competency in prioritization based on business needs

Transforming health care and millions of lives starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve 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: healthcare, product owner, software requirements defining, agile, SAF, analyst, Eden Prairie, MN, Boston, MA

Job Details

  • Contest Number749302
  • Job TitleTechnical Product Owner - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyProduct
  • 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.

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