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Agile Program Manager - Boston, MA
Boston, MA

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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

* Responsible for managing an Agile development team
* Manages the program scope, risks, issues, deliverables, and schedule of individual program tasks
* Attends committee meetings and provides program status updates
* Monitors team dynamic and team accountability related to delivery commitments
* Assigning program tasks and coordinating resources, including the review of escalating such issues as needed
* Leads and directs a set of high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration and iteration with internal teams
* Presents program status and issues to stakeholders through formal presentations
* Conducts regular program meetings with teams to review the current status of the project including program, schedule, and labor issues
* Ability to work in a matrix partnership with Product Managers and Engineering leadership
* Participates in or leads the program steering committee reviews and gate approvals
* Responsible for tracking, resolving and escalating program Issues and Risks
* Analyzes and investigates
* Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
* Uses pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
* Investigates non-standard requests and problems, with some assistance from others
* Works exclusively within a specific knowledge area
* Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines
* Provides explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise
* Responsible for program forecast accuracy

Required Qualifications:

* Previous experience with Agile/SCRUM and/or Scaled Agile Framework
* Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
* Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
* Experience with Planview or similar portfolio management/demand planning tool is a plus
* Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Healthcare experience
* Agile Certification (CSM, Scaled Agilist, PMI-ACP)
* Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

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)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity/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: agile, rte, release, train, engineer, safe, program

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