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Sr Project Manager I - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 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)

Be at the forefront of data driven innovation within the healthcare industry while leading large cross-functional projects aimed at new and exciting industry opportunities. As an instrumental part of our Data Insights portfolio, we would look to your leadership to ensure successful delivery of some of our largest and most ambitious data driven projects to date. -Working closely with engineering, product, and project counterparts, you'd leverage all of your accumulated project management skills to date in order to drive these exciting and wide-ranging upcoming initiatives. -

To know more about Optum Technology, . -

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

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Develop and manage detailed project plans spanning multiple teams
  • Lead/facilitate meetings to drive execution of initiatives
  • Communicate effectively and gain trust by facilitating discussions, working collaboratively, setting expectations, acting responsively, and completing deliverables
  • Develop, communicate, implement project risk/issue management plans and strategies
  • Respond quickly to and effectively manage priorities for project requests, deliverables and deadlines
  • Use industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project lifecycle



    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:


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of experience as a Project Manager in a software delivery organization
    • 3+ years of experience working with cross functional teams in a large matrixed organization as well as Agile/Scrum work environment
    • 2+ years of experience with data analytics, data management and/or data analysis


      Preferred Qualifications:


      • PSP certification
      • Healthcare insurance industry experience
      • Experience with data analytics, data management and data analysis
      • Familiarity with software development concepts to support the technical direction of the team
      • Familiarity with variety of project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
      • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities and projects
      • Ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan, and execute the plan though implementation -



        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)

        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary 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.

        *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.


        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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