Product Owner, Core Technology Services

Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People's Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we're creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. Forbes ranked Premera among America's 2022 Best Midsize Employers because we are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

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To learn more about our COVID-19 vaccination and accommodation requirements, please visit our Careers landing page.

As a Product Owner, Core Technology Services, you'll act as the voice of the customer within our Core Services Capability Product Group (CPG), which provides operational support and enables technology infrastructure, services, and operational support and processes for all Premera business and IT capabilities. You will elicit business requirements and document in the form of epics, features and user stories, and collaborate and communicate daily with the delivery team and accept or reject work results. Developing and maintaining strong relationships with business partners to facilitate discussions and ensure successful execution of product features will be critical. You will guide work prioritization and ensure stakeholder collaboration and buy-in. Help us grow and mature our data platform capabilities and product management discipline within our highly regulated industry to help make healthcare better for everyone.

This is a virtual/telecommute role, working from home.

What you'll do:
  • Act as the voice of the customer to the Agile delivery team by knowing the business strategies and requirements and representing them to the delivery team.
  • Facilitate the relationship with the business partners and user community, acting as a liaison bringing their voice to the delivery team.
  • Become a business expert with deep and broad domain knowledge.
  • Lead collaborative decomposition sessions to identify high level scope of work across business and IT areas.
  • Collaborate with Product Management to develop a roadmap of epics and features.
  • Collaborate with business partners, IT partners and delivery teams to develop clear and concise documentation of customer objectives/value.
  • Identify, refine, and document business requirements in the form of epics, features and user stories with clear acceptance criteria and minimum viable product.
  • Identify related user stories and epics and group them into themes as necessary and document the inter-relationship and associate business process flows as necessary.
  • Actively collaborate with the delivery team in solution design and development.
  • Coordinate with other Agile teams to ensure alignment on solution, priorities, and dependencies.
  • Facilitate product and release demo, taking accountability for feedback and outcomes.
  • Establish release criteria in coordination with Product Manager.
  • Clearly communicate release content and value to business partners and IT leadership.
  • Prioritize issues and collaborate to make decisions required to resolve them weighing the pros/cons, risks, and dependencies.
  • Leverage data to guide product strategy.
  • Build and maintain product backlog.
  • Identify ways to improve processes and accelerate value to our customers.

What you'll bring:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent. (Required)
  • 5 years of business systems analysis experience. (Required)
  • Previous product management/product owner experience.
  • Strong agile leadership; lives the agile principles; experience in a software development environment with Agile development practices, including Scrum and SAFe.
  • Expert collaboration and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in technology infrastructure services and capabilities, such as cloud infrastructure, IAM, CI/CD tools and processes, and software and hardware asset management is preferred.



What we offer
  • Medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)
  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more
  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize
  • Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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Dice Id : RTL493909
Position Id : R25209
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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