Professional, Technical Product Owner
Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America ● Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America Req #861
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Over 35 years strong and fueled by 1,700 smart, passionate employees across New York state and Vermont, MVP is full of opportunities to grow. We are a nationally recognized, award-winning leader for a reason. The beating heart of our company is a wide range of employees from a diverse set of backgrounds—tech people, numbers people, even people people—working together to make health insurance better. If you are ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities and make a positive difference—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP!
The Technical Product Owner is a critical part of this transformation. MVP is looking for an experienced product owner, who is self-motivated, technically savvy, and can develop and maintain strong business development relationships with their internal customers. The individual will be able to carry technical knowledge into strategic conversations and assist in bridging their customer needs with technology capabilities. Work with Business Relationship Managers and scrum teams to develop and execute strategic and/or internal customer roadmaps and quarterly release plans. Gather requirements from internal customers and stakeholders and communicate them effectively to scrum team. Represent internal customers’ needs to scrum team and ensure the backlog is prioritized appropriately. Facilitate planning, prioritization and communication between IT and its internal customers. Assist Scrum Master and team in breaking down large initiatives into features and user stories. Collaborate with internal customers and other stakeholders to translate business and technical priorities into user stories. Assist in developing and writing user stories as needed. Identify opportunities to leverage technology to drive efficiency, effectiveness, data quality, and productivity. Direct/influence the direction of work done by the scrum teams aligned to their respective business partners and/or strategies. Ensure scrum team sprint goals are achieved via inspection of sprint results during sprint and via sprint review. For large initiatives, manage budget and latest estimates. Ensure design and/or business documentation is delivered for initiatives (when applicable). Work effectively with other Technical Product Owners to manage prioritization and delivery of work across multiple business areas and scrum team. Participate in scrum ceremonies with scrum team. Promote SDLC processes that leverage Agile methodologies for delivery
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related experience
3+ years’ experience in software/application development. Certified Scrum Product Owner a Plus. Budget and financial management experience. MS Team Foundation Server experience.
• Ability to communicate and present effectively to Senior Leaders
• Demonstrated experience in being customer service oriented
• Ability to operate as a self-motivated, pro-active, and result-driven problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills
• Ability to understand business processes across the company and recommend solutions
• Effective written and oral communication with multiple levels of business and technical leadership
• Knowledge of health plan core business processes and operations preferred but not required
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint,
MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health insurer caring for more than 700,000 members in New York and Vermont. Committed to the complete well-being of our members and the communities we serve, MVP makes health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. We are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 diverse, employees from all backgrounds, committed to having a positive impact on the health and wellness of everyone we serve. MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Employment Opportunity (PDF). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency (PDF), and the EEO is the Law Poster and Supplement protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com
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- Job Family Information Technology & Transformation Services
- Pay Type Salary