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UnitedHealth Group Director, Product Lead, Cyber Defense Engineering in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re getting the word out on where health care must go to reach its fullest potential. And that’s where you come in. As a Director of Product Management for Cyber Defense Engineering Capabilities, you will be leading the capability strategy while collaborating across the security organization. Bringing in a creative approach for our security professionals think about how their products should work – translating a vision to processes and requirements that impact millions of lives and help heal the health care system. In return, you’ll have a lasting impact on our success and the support and resources of a Fortune 5 industry leader.

If you’d enjoy the challenge of owning the capabilities from idea to implementation. The ideal candidate will also need the perseverance to constantly enhance, track performance and improve our products in a highly matrixed environment.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the end-to-end product development program for Cyber Defense Engineering Capabilities

  • Elicit business requirements from stakeholders; document business requirements; identify problems that need to be solved; understand stakeholder pain points, what keeps them up at night, and any roadblocks to growth

  • Manage intake process to capture Cyber Defense Engineering demand

  • Define roadmaps to achieve business outcomes; define strategy using BDD, TDD

  • Engage in prioritization discussions for cyber defense engineering backlog and how these priorities fit into overall EIS backlog

  • Identify opportunities to re-use technology

  • Participate in regular product reviews

  • Support capital planning

  • Align platform/build decisions within the cyber defense engineering domain

  • Manage assigned capital across cyber defense engineering features

  • Prioritize defects and track progress toward release of product

  • Understand data privacy and government regulations

  • Achieve goals in a matrix environment and demonstrate ability to work collaboratively and influence others

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of Healthcare related business analysis

  • 5 or more years product development experience

  • 3 or more years of experience in the Agile software development approach

  • 3 or more years of experience writing Features, User Stories, Requirements, Testing and Collaborating with Development/Engineering teams

  • 3 or more years of experience managing a diverse, global workforce

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAFE / Scrum Certification

  • Cybersecurity 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 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.

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