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Agile Practitioner - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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)You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Heavily involved with setting up recurring agile ceremonies with scrum teams and stakeholders, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling and resolving issues that arise
  • Communicate concisely and effectively
  • Gather and update project materials, including budget (hours, dollars, points), team capacity (hours, points) and other status and release information
  • Able to anticipate issues and act proactively to mitigate and resolve
  • Speak to details of the delivery to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all features and capabilities, Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Able to effectively work with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on complex tasks and interdependencies; willing to ask questions
  • 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 inYou'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.Required Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
    • Deliver within Scope, within Budget, On Schedule, with High Quality. Deliver incremental value with frequent releases
    • 3+ years of Agile experience
    • Drive continuous conversation with scrum team and PO related to value and prioritization of both features and user stories, and Sprint Goals
    • Work collaboratively to coordinate & support team resource manager in their role of owner of high quality, innovative product delivery
    • Ensures that energy is sharply focused on delivering business value as a team
    • Hold team accountable to underlying behavior change needed to support and drive agile improvements ensuring the team understands their impact on results
    • Lead team in creating a complete & accurate user story backlog that meets business expectations and acceptance criteria in preparation of sprint planning
    • Ability to hold scrum team accountable to follow agile best practices; including setting sprint goals; meeting sprint commitments, all task work is captured accurately in CA Agile, ensuring backlog is fully built for work delivery commitments; timely, complete, and accurate task tracking
    • Ability to monitor dashboards to ensure source data to is correct and accurate
    • Proactively monitor the team velocity, productivity, feature cycle time, team health, story cycle time; Identify & communicate change drivers with quantification; Ensure the scrum team understands how their actions impact measures / MBOs
    • Ability to work collaboratively to coordinate & support team delivery leader/resource manager in their role of owner of high quality, innovative product delivery
    • Ability to ensure that energy is sharply focused on delivering business value as a team
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.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)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.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. - - -

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Atlanta , Agile Practitioner - Telecommute, IT / Software / Systems , Atlanta, Georgia

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