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Agile Product Management Senior Advisor - Express Scripts

CategoryProject Management
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Help us lead our future. Get ready for a job that encourages you to think strategically yet stay connected with your teams. Do you have problem-solving or strategy experience? If so, prepare to innovate, create, and inspire. The Agile Product Management Senior Advisor uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex technical functional requirements for Rebates & Guarantees (Client Guarantees, Rebate Sharing, and Performance Guarantee) - these are derived from the business requirements and form the foundation of what the engineers will code/implement to achieve business tasks. They will work closely with the Business Product Owners, Software engineers, Architects, Delivery Managers, Scrum Masters and peer Advisors to maintain and prioritize the product roadmap, facilitate quarterly planning events, execute sprints, and design business & technology solutions.

  • Collaborate with agile teams to build and manage new features and capabilities while delivering desired business impact; while providing thought leadership to Program Governance activities such as prioritization and negotiating with stakeholders on backlog priorities.
  • Responsible for owning the technical roadmap and non-functional requirements for product (e.g. frequency of client payments, how long it takes to log in, guarantees met or not met).
  • Work with various business groups to optimize business and financial cases for how technology will deliver their projects.
  • Create, evolve and communicate feature area specifications that form cohesive, iterative plans that align to the multi-release vision.
  • Write Definition of Ready (i.e. acceptance criteria should be clear, business need by dates agreed upon, and business value captured) user stories and epics.
  • Maintain groomed backlog for business stakeholder priorities, and incorporate architectural changes recommended by engineering into user stories.
  • Proactively resolve upstream dependencies and resolve conflict effectively across teams.
  • Advocate for process improvements through an understanding of the engineering lifecycle and previous experience.
  • Monitor and instrument products for business outcomes and tech product health
  • Effectively communicate the products team's backlog, goals, and accomplishments to peers and leadership showing the value the product is bringing to the business.
  • Focus on reducing tech debt when value can be measured in efficiency and quality metrics.
  • Lead program increment planning activities working with business partners and software engineering to identify features including dependencies, risks, and issues to delivery.

  • High School diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field and 10-15 years of experience or Master's degree and 5-10 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Experience utilizing Jira and Jira Align tools.
  • 3+ years relevant experience in Agile methodology.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in Rebates & Guarantees with a focus on Client Guarantees, Rebate Sharing and Performance Guarantee.
  • Experience working in technology or close engagement with technology.
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field.
  • Knowledge of user experience and technical design essential.
  • Proven skill at balancing technical knowledge with business possibility and decision making.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced dynamic/ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with Compliance, IRM, and Software Engineering
  • Passionate advocate with the ability to identify and meet customer needs within an agile framework.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer187 Express Scripts Services Co

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