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Agile Practitioner 2 - Telecommute - 940139

Indianapolis, IN 46204 Work Remotely
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  • Job Code
    940139
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Optum 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)

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Scrum master for agile delivery team for the AllSavers heath insurance organization. All Savers Alternate Funding is a self-funded health plan designed specifically for small businesses in the United States. This role serves as Scrum Master for two Agile Teams within the All Savers program. The Scrum Master coaches the teams on agile practices, removes and escalates impediments to Release Train Engineer (RTE), coordinates and facilitates team ceremonies, collaborates and coaches Capability Owner, coordinates and facilitates PI Planning activities for the team, and works to create the highest performing team possible.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Act as a buffer between the software development teams and any distracting influences
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  • Safeguard the quality of the products
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  • Ensure that the Scrum process is used as intended and continually improved. Enforce the rules of Scrum, facilitate key meetings, and challenge the teams to innovate
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  • Help the team with the planning of the Sprints, prioritization of the sprint backlog, coordinate the development process, identify and eliminate obstacles that prevent the team from achieving their goals, prepare burndown charts, and ensure crystal clear communication among everyone involved in the project
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  • Help team with facilitation of SAFe Framework planning and execution ceremonies
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  • Coaches and leads team on all SAFe Framework practices including DevOps and Continuous Delivery Pipeline
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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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  • Bachelors degree (or greater) in Computer Science or related field
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  • 3+ years of Scrum Master experience
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  • Experience with offshore and otherwise distributed teams
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  • Experience with leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
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  • Demonstrated solid understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • SAFe ScrumMaster, CSPO or other Scrum certifications
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  • Experience leading and developing teams in SAFe Framework for multiple PI Events
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  • Background in Kanban and other Agile processes
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  • Experience working with more than one team
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  • Experience with offshore and otherwise distributed teams
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  • Software product development experience
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  • Experience as a team lead
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  • Configuration Management experience
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  • Working knowledge of Rally
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  • Self-motivated, positive, energetic, confident, and ethical with a strong drive for results
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  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and knowledge transfer skills
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  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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  • Capable of working individually and in a multidisciplinary team
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Competencies:

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  • Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
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  • Communicative and social - Must be able to communicate well with teams
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  • Facilitative - Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team
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  • Assertive - Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls
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  • Situational Awareness - Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
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  • Enthusiastic - Must be high-energy
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  • Continual improvement - Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
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  • Conflict resolution - Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
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  • Attitude of empowerment - Must be able to lead a team to self-organization
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  • Attitude of transparency - Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust
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  • Quick learner - Must be able to quickly gain a high-level understanding of the technical and business domains of the Scrum teams
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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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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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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH

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Posted: 2021-07-01 Expires: 2021-08-29

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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