UnitedHealth Group Scrum Master - Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Indiana
UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
This role will be responsible for supporting the delivery of strategic business products. Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile Methods, especially Scrum. Applicants will be responsible for the coaching of their teams on scrum practices to ensure benefit from and adherence to core agile principles is achieved.
Act as a buffer between the software development teams and any distracting influences
Ensure that the Scrum process is used as intended and continually improved. Enforce the rules of Scrum, facilitate key meetings, and challenge the teams to innovate
Help the team with the planning of the Sprints, prioritization of the sprint backlog, coordinate the development process, identify and eliminate obstacles that prevent the team from achieving their goals, prepare burndown charts, and ensure crystal clear communication among everyone involved in the project
Close collaboration with enterprise Agile Coaches to ensure compliance with the Scrum implementation approach adopted by UnitedHealthOne
Bachelors degree (or greater) in Computer Science or related field
3+ years of experience as a software developer, business analyst, project manager or related field.
2+ years of Scrum Master experience
Demonstrated understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
Experience with leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Working knowledge of CA Agile Central (Rally)
Scrum Master, CSPO and/or other Scrum certifications
Background in Kanban and/or other Agile processes
Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Healthcare Industry experience
Must be self-motivated, positive, energetic, confident, and ethical with a strong drive for results
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and knowledge transfer skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Capable of working individually and in a multidisciplinary team
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)
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.
Job Keywords: scrum master, software developer, project manager, business analyst, Agile, CSM, Kanban, CSPO, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana