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naviHealth, Inc. Product Owner in Newton, Massachusetts

Job Summary

The Product Owner contributes to the success of naviHealth by maximizing the output of the engineering teams within an agile framework. They own key functional areas within our product space and are the go-to person for defining user stories and ensuring the timely delivery of a quality product. The Product Owner is responsible for building a product backlog, accomplishing tactical objectives, and prioritizing the items to best achieve product goals. The role requires a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. The Product Owner must be detail-oriented and willing to "roll up their sleeves" to get to the bottom of an issue.

Responsibilities

  • Lead collaboration efforts with business stakeholders, UX, product managers, and technical teams to refine business initiatives.

  • Clearly define and prioritize product features into an agile backlog; manage the requirements throughout the agile development lifecycle.

  • Develop quality user stories that are consistently written and adhere to acceptance criteria standards.

  • Ensure that the highest prioritized user stories are clearly understood by business stakeholders and Scrum team members before the start of the sprint

  • Create and communicate requirements artifacts that translate business needs into executable stories.

  • Work with product owner team members to ensure a user story structure is continually improved and agile ceremonies are followed.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, healthcare experience is preferred

  • Experience utilizing Agile methodology techniques, ceremonies, and reporting measures

  • Experience in an Agile environment working as a Product Owner or equivalent

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner and/or Certified Scrum Master certification is preferred

  • Ability to face moderately difficult problems/issues that require moderately complex analysis

  • Ability to work independently on large moderately complex tasks

  • Understanding of relevant technology such as SQL Server, Tableau, .Net Framework, Angular

  • Excels in spending time with end-users, gathering feedback, and translating operational needs into system features

  • Enjoys learning and understanding business processes and system workflows

  • Comfortable working directly with software engineers and quality assurance team members

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact with a wide audience

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time as needed

About naviHealth

naviHealth is improving the healthcare experience for seniors to live more fulfilling lives. For nearly a decade, naviHealth has been a trusted partner for the nation’s top health plans, health systems, and at-risk physician groups navigating the shift from volume to value. Powered by a predictive technology and decision support platform that provides clinicians and care teams with evidence-based protocols, naviHealth’s high-touch, proven care model fully supports patients from pre-acute through to the home. With naviHealth, patients can enjoy more days at home, and healthcare providers and health plans can significantly reduce costs specific to unnecessary care and readmissions. For more information about naviHealth, visit navihealth.com.

Our Purpose

Improving the healthcare experience for seniors to live a more fulfilling life

Our Values

Rooted in respect

Guided by purpose

Devoted to service

Energized by impact

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by colleagues assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. naviHealth reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

naviHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Requisition ID: 2020-4798

Street: 275 Grove Street

Post End Date: 1/1/2021

Location Type: Field / Office / Virtual: Virtual (Home Office)

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