Lead Technical Product Manager – Remote | Minnestar


Careers at Solutran, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We create direct spending solutions driven by our extensive financial tech experience to help those we serve be healthier, happier and more productive. Our platform helps members manage their health plans, supplemental benefits and rewards all in one place. You’ll have the opportunity to make it easier for consumers to manage their own health by making healthier products more affordable and their purchases streamlined. If you are a driven individual that thrives in fast-paced environments, values diversity and wants meaningful work that impacts the lives of many, then this is the team for you. Being part of an organization that makes healthier living easier for others leads to your life’s best work. 


Combine Fintech and Healthcare, two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet, with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get – leading edge technology that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about providing advanced, state-of-the-art payment solutions to help those we serve be healthier, happier, and more productive.


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


About Us: 
Careers at Solutran®, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group®, offer a unique and exciting opportunity to create large-impact, market-leading payments, and financial technology innovations, while delivering on the mission of improving the health and wellbeing of tens of millions of Americans.


Our industry-leading S3® payments platform is integrated at 35,000+ retail locations and supports some of the largest benefits and rewards programs in the world by offering value to consumers and directing the spending of funds to approved health-enhancing products and services. This advanced technology has led to Solutran’s rapid ascent to market leadership in healthcare benefits and has broader applicability across numerous other industries.


Working within a FinTech powerhouse, Solutran team members enjoy a culture of performance and collaboration, along with the resources and technology of a Fortune 5 company that comes with being a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Our teams work in close partnership with the largest and most forward-thinking companies in America including Aetna, Anthem, CVS, General Mills, Kroger, UnitedHealthcare, Walmart, Walgreens and more. Learn more about our latest innovations at www.solutran.com.


Position Summary:
We are seeking an engaging and passionate leader driven to make a difference in a culture grounded in high performance and collaboration. Our Technical Product Manager focuses on our API integrations with our S3 Partner API, along with client and member support applications including our Program Sponsor Portal (PSP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).


This role is responsible for monitoring each stage of the product lifecycle from design and requirements to development and testing (functional, security and performance), and release management ensuring that our APIs and support application deliver the value that’s expected from a wide range of stakeholders.


The right candidate is someone who can “think big” while diving deep, remain flexible to change, and someone with a passion for innovation.


A successful candidate will be highly analytical, able to work in a collaborative, agile environment, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies, business models and capabilities into high quality products for our clients.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as high availability product owner, communicating product requirements and rationale with all stakeholders including technology development teams, QA, marketing, sales, finance, and executives
  • Create, maintain, and communicate product roadmaps; perform and document change management
  • Develop and iterate on our customer facing APIs as well as client facing portal applications
  • Adopt rigor in all activity including use of tools, processes, and methodologies such as JIRA, Agile
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs between customer experience, business requirements, technical limitations, performance and operational
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Produce high quality documentation based on implemented methodology standards
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • Drive product launches including working with the marketing team, executives, and other product management team members
  • Other duties as assigned


An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


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:

  • 3+ years of Technical Product Management/Product Owner or equivalent experience in the enterprise software industry
  • Hands-on experience with APIs and cloud-based technologies
  • Solid understanding of application architectures, databases, SQL, APIs, etc.
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching software products in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated ability to design and document user flows and workflows to support application development
  • Demonstrated ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to assess priorities and influence roadmaps


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Payments industry knowledge
  • Proven detail oriented with critical thinking skills – ability to break down initiative-level requirements into feature and story attribute level details
  • Demonstrated project team leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously; strategic thinking with ability to build solid working relationships across organizational teams in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate with non-technical and technical people inside and outside the organization


Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.


California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Posted by Optum on May 8, 2023