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UnitedHealth Group

Release Train Engineer - San Antonio, TX or Telecommute

Technology

Applications Engineer

Yearly

No

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as an Execution lead closely partnering with the Product Manager & IT Delivery Owner to guide multiple agile teams
  • Manage and execution of Release Train activity for current program increment and PI Planning
  • Drive planning activities of Product Owners and Delivery Managers in backlog grooming and feature definition
  • Proactive status reporting on delivery to plan
  • Issue tracking across teams and facilitation of roadblock removal
  • Establish program level cadence and drive program level ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning, Product Management Council, Scrum of Scrums, release train retrospectives, HIP Sprint)
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to scrum teams and partners
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration between teams
  • Serve as an escalation point for impediment removal for the scrum teams
  • Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on release progress and quality
  • Facilitate alignment dependencies between the program team and third parties, release managers, or between the team and other Scrum Teams
  • Foster a team collaborative environment that tears down silos between groups – act in a single voice
  • Actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice and Scrum Master Forums
  • Develop, coach, and mentor team members to advance their skills and career
  • Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences with software delivery teams
  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
  • Be a change agent and foster a “learn by doing” environment


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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner or Agile Coach
  • 2+ years of experience with leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience with offshore and otherwise distributed teams
  • Working knowledge of Rally or other agile management tools
  • Background in Kanban and/or Scrum methodologies
  • 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:

  • ScrumMaster, CSPO or other Scrum certifications
  • Agile coaching / mentoring experience
  • Experience leading and developing more than one team at a time
  • Experience with offshore and otherwise distributed teams
  • Experience working with Platform Technology Teams
  • Self-motivated, positive, energetic, confident, and ethical with a solid drive for results
  • Capable of working independently
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and knowledge transfer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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