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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Business Systems Analyst - Illinois or Telecommute (109174598)

Business Development




Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

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)

As a Senior Product Owner, you will be on one of several talented scrum teams in a large, accelerated project to rapidly solution Medical Management service systems for our OptumCare partners.

This crucial role is responsible for owning the backlog of features and stories, liaising with IT as a daily scrum team member, liaising with product managers to understand and champion the objectives, and ensuring that the features are built right to meet the acceptance criteria.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with product and UX teams to understand the customers’ needs and requirements
  • Interpret and document those needs and requirements into Features for your development team
  • Break features into documented user stories for your development team
  • Define acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Work with testers to ensure test scenarios prove business objectives
  • Represent those features and stories during PI Planning and PMC
  • Refine the development team’s backlog per the business priorities
  • Review and accept user stories throughout the sprint as they are completed, before the sprint demo
  • Provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Coach and provide feedback and guidance to others
  • Participate in continuous improvement through Team Retrospectives
  • Act as a resource for the product needs
  • Execute and lead requirements gathering sessions with business unit and development teams
  • Address questions, attend meetings and perform as the subject matter expert on assigned Features
  • Participate in development inquiries and testing based on requirements for assigned project
  • Swarm in various scrum team roles, such as testing, to ensure sprint goals are met
  • Address issues presented by the business and troubleshoot systems for resolution
  • Participate in implementation meetings, address status of the project as needed

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience as an Agile leader, possessing a high level of analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • 4+ years of experience in BA, SA, and/or PO roles
  • 3+ years of experience in analytical or managing large scale projects
  • Experience in a business or client services model
  • Experience with business rule engines and writing rules
  • Proven ability to create documents including requirements, testing plans, proposals, etc.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Familiarity with SDLC methodologies including requirements, design, implementation, testing and maintenance
  • 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 accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare Experience

To 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/hourly range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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, 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.