3 days old

Capability Owner, Product Owner - Columbia MD, Eden Prairie MN

Columbia, MD 21044
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
  • Job Code

As a Capability Owner you are an integral member for the Agile Team responsible for defining User Stories and prioritizing the Team backlog to streamline the execution of priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the Features for the team.  The Capability Owner plays a significant role in quality control and is responsible for the acceptance of user stories. 

The Capability Owner role fosters relationships and has responsibilities outside of the Agile team, including working with Capability Management, who is responsible for the Program Backlog, to prepare for Program Increment Planning events.  The Capability Owner is the member of the Agile team who serves as the stakeholder proxy and works closely with the Capability Management team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and participation in Program Increment Planning
  • Update team backlog and reviews and contribute to the program vision, Roadmap, and content presentations
  • Define features and stories and provide clarification as necessary to assist the team with their story estimates and sequencing
  • Develop team objectives for the upcoming Program Increment
  • Build, edit, and maintain the team backlog.  Consisting mostly of user features and stories, but may include defects and enablers.
  • Review and Reprioritize the backlog for Iteration Planning including identification and coordination of dependencies with other Capability Owners.
  • Primary source for story detail and priorities and has the responsibility of accepting the final iteration plan
  • Responsible for the content of user stories and features
  • Partner with business analyst to create user stories that demonstrate end user value and meet business needs.
  • Accept user stories - validate that the story meets acceptance criteria and has the appropriate, acceptance tests
  • Understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and to collaborate with System and Solution Architect/Engineering to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the critical technological infrastructures that will host the new business functionality
  • Participate in team demo and retrospective
  • Provide system demos for program and Value Stream stakeholders
You'll 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.

Posted: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-04-25

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.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Capability Owner, Product Owner - Columbia MD, Eden Prairie MN

UnitedHealth Group
Columbia, MD 21044

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast