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Post Date 11/13/2012 
Title Product Owner - Agile 
Pay Rate Market 
Length 9+ Months 
Location Minnetonka, MN 
Description Product Owner
6-12 month contract
Minnetonka, MN

The Product Owner is responsible for guiding workstream sprints in collaboration with the Scrum Master, Solution Architect, Analysts, Business SMEs and other team members using the defined program Solution Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC) Framework which is Agile based. The Product Owner will work hands-on daily with the Scrum Team to deliver each iteration on-time and with the expected functionality.

Positions Requirements:
• Delivers on commitments to meet minimally viable product by required schedule; Acts as ‘Voice of the Customer’.
• Sets direction for team based on the long term vision, as well as the Go Live Minimally viable business need.
• Owns the Workstream backlog as the Primary Customer including the priority, work items and more;
• Reviews the workstream reports; Understands the metrics and their implications, including % of Work Completed, Remaining, Burn Down, Velocity and more…).
• Oversees User Story/Requirement definition and translation to ensure accurate requirement definition and appropriate solutions.
• Partners with the Solution Architect on design approach, ensuring Medica standards are followed and more.
• Approves core project deliverables including: User Stories, Acceptance Criteria, Release Plans, Sprint Results, and more.
• Provides business domain knowledge & expertise to direct the team. Identifies competing business interests and manages other linkages and dependencies.
• Outlines the Key Features/Capabilities and prioritizes according to Business Value Streams (i.e. Goals);
• Provides input to the overall program business case and value stream approach;
• Removes barriers for the team; Participates in daily Sprint Planning & Kickoff, Demos & Reflection meetings.
• Ensures a collaborative work environment for the team;
• Communicates with a variety of audiences representing the workstream scope, status, progress, issues, and more; Collaborates with other Product Owners, PMO and Competency Centers.
• Understands and utilizes the Program SDLC Framework, including Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Quality Reviews, Document & Deliverable Approval, etc…

Qualifications:
• Healthcare Domain Experience Required: including one of the following: Required
o Manage Accounting
o Claims Processing
o Health Management
o Contact Center
• Business Process Outsourcing (BPO Experience): Required
• 6+ Years of Project Delivery Leadership Experience; At Least 2 Years Agile Experience: Required 
Recruiter Jeff Beeks 
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