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Job Title: Product Owner

Job Location: Louisville, KY or Remote

Job Description: Do you see your next career move taking you to a Fortune 100 healthcare company? Do you aspire to work in a dynamic, high energy, agile environment? If you feel these words describe your ideal career opportunity, we may have the position for you! 

The Product Owner owns, maintains and prioritizes the product backlog for the scrum team. They share the product vision and works closely with the Business Owner, Product Manager, Scrum Master and Delivery Manager to ensure the team delivers value to the business. This leader will work with key business and IT partners to develop strategic plans for the digital technologies impacting Humana business. This individual is a self-starter; with the ability to identify and pursue opportunities without being provided explicit direction. Strong presentation skills, analytic skills and a passion for improving consumer experiences using technology are essential.

Primary Responsibilities:

•            Accountable for the product backlog and prioritization of user stories with team members

•            Create business user stories

•            Practical understanding of Scrum principles and practices

•            Partners with Scrum Master in supporting Scrum Framework

•            Shares and decomposes Features into user stories (non-technical)

•            Develop a deep understanding of the customer and product needs

•            Recognized voice of the business to the scrum team

•            Works closely with Product Manager to represent capabilities and features at team level

•            Business requirements are represented in the product backlog

•            Ensures traceability between requirements to Features to user stories

•            Review of test cases against user stories acceptance criteria

•            Periodically re-prioritize the Product Backlog based on customer feedback, market changes and business priority as communicated by the Product Manager

•            Formally accepts the user stories once all acceptance criteria are met and demo-ed

•            Actively participates in Product Backlog grooming sessions, retrospectives, defect management and project team’s release planning sessions

•            Access-able for the team to answer questions, and during Sprint planning sessions, and Daily Scrum

•            Owns the continual acceptance criteria for business value story user stories, which is Demo-ed by the team

Required Qualifications:

•            Bachelor's Degree or 3 years of additional relevant experience

•            3 years of experience with Product Owner, Project Management and / or Business Analysis

•            Experience driving teams and management to decisions

•            Experience working with cross functional teams

•            Experience working with various teams simultaneously

•            Experience systematically analyzing problems, drawing relevant conclusions, and devising appropriate courses of action

Preferred Qualifications:

•            Ability to effectively break down barriers to maintain progress on initiatives

•            Experience in working with Agile / Scrum work environment as a Product Owner: writing user stories, and following the development process through user story acceptance

•            Diplomatic with strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

•            Experience working in Digital, or Omni-channel space

•            Healthcare insurance industry experience

•            Adept at adjusting to changing circumstances quickly and professionally

•            Able to make quick decisions when clarification or modification is needed

•            Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication with both technical and business audiences

•            Demonstrate strategic thinking by using appropriate information to diagnose problems, identify possible solutions and collaborate with impacted groups to drive decisions

•            Self-directed and able to drive detailed solutions to completion with minimal oversight

•            Detail oriented and obsessively organized

•            Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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