Product Manager, Optum Direct-to-Consumer - Telecommute

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Job Description

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're getting the word out on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. And that's where you come in. As a Product Manager, you'll strategically and creatively think about how the consumer experience should work - translating a vision to processes and requirements that impact millions of lives and help heal the health care system. In return, you'll have a lasting impact on our success and the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight, enhancement and management of common eCommerce capabilities including:
    • Account & Credentialing
    • Checkout
    • Search
  • Collaborate with IT and vendor partners in an agile environment to ensure the right product capabilities are built
  • Ensure legal, quality and accessibility compliance
  • Incorporate user feedback and A/B testing into the product development life cycle to ensure products are meeting consumer needs
  • Collaborate with user experience (UX-UI) team members to ensure delivery of a premiere eCommerce consumer experience
  • Create, maintain and manage the product backlog
  • Write business requirements, epics and user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to define scope and milestones
  • Groom and prioritize the backlog to achieve core business objectives and drive the greatest value
  • Align stakeholders on current backlog status and ensure the backlog is visible and clear to all
  • Partner with other product managers, executive leaders and designers to define product vision and strategy
  • Translate business strategies into product strategies, roadmaps, and product specifications to deliver against core value propositions

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of experience in digital product management within retail and/or health care
  • Experience managing digital product roadmaps and backlogs
  • Experience working with and managing vendor relationships to deliver capabilities
  • Experience using Agile software development methodology, processes and tools
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • DTC digital eCommerce experience
  • Must be able to translate and articulate complex business problems into easily understood solutions and requirements
  • Ability to think strategically to solve problems in alignment with business goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of user experience trends and digital consumer behaviors
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across the organization, specifically with Design, Engineering, Operations and Marketing teams
  • Proven ability to work under rapid development cycles to achieve business goals and objectives
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must communicate effectively with all levels


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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: consumer, product, eCommerce, Telecommute