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Agile Practitioner 2 - Telecommute - 931687

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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  • Job Code
    931687
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.

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These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.

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This opportunity is for a Release Train Engineer (RTE)/IT Project Manager. This role is responsible for driving assigned IT projects and/or programs from inception through delivery across all disciplines noted above. In doing so, the RTE will assess and interpret customer needs and requirements and help to identifying solutions. The RTE is responsible for dependency management as well as risk and issue management. This role is also responsible for communicating and collaborating with all levels of the organization, across business and IT teams.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the Release Train using various tools, such as CA Agile
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  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by facilitating a continual grooming process which drives the development of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs
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  • Track the execution of features and capabilities
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  • Maintain a cross-product/application schedule
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  • Track program financials and ensure budgets are being adhered to
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  • Manage risks and dependencies
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  • Escalate and track impediments
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  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings at the Program Level
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  • Assist with prioritization decisions by facilitating feature and capability estimation
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  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Agile concepts and execution
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  • Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects
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  • Work with the various stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
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  • Facilitate System/Solution Demos
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  • Assess the agile maturity level of the Scrum Teams and help them improve
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  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.)
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  • The ability to work in a matrix environment across cross functional teams
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  • Solid negotiation skills
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree
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  • 5+ years of working with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
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  • 4+ years of IT Project Management experience
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  • 2+ years of experience as Release Train Engineer and/or Scrum Master on a large Agile project
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  • Experience working with test plans and test cases
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  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
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  • Proficiency with MS Project
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  • Proficiency with MS Visio
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  • Experience with Planview or another project management tool
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  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
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  • Healthcare Industry experience
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"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)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Agile Practitioner 2,Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

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Posted: 2021-07-10 Expires: 2021-08-09

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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