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Product Owner - 67443BR

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
Aetna’s mission is to build a healthier world—one person, one community at a time. We are transforming
health and wellness to support our members journey towards there health goal via innovative products that meet them where they are with accurate information and best-in-class experience. The first & critical step in this process starts with the quality of our provider networks.

Join us on the Provider Data Innovation (PDI) team, driving a multi-year, multi-organization strategic program creating local network strategy, cutting edge solutions for improved provider data, simplified network management and improve interactions for our providers.

As a Product Owner, you will be a key driver in reimagining and implementing a world class Provider Demographics solution that will enable Aetna's business stakeholders exceed consumer expectations. You will join a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates at a fast pace, building solutions to address challenges in the provider domain. You will utilize your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry. Join us for this exciting & rewarding journey to transform Healthcare.

You will have ownership for small-moderate, high complexity initiatives - identify improvements, business requirements, planning, delivering business results, relationship management and be a key player on larger initiatives.

Fundamental Components:
As a Product Owner you will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with responsibility over key components of the Provider Data Innovation program within the Provider Domain, Contracting, Credentialing and Network assignments. You will collaborate and work closely with other Product Owners in a fully scaled agile delivery methodology.

Allows for skill growth and expanding your knowledge base working alongside talented and passionate teammates from diverse backgrounds. Deliver the critical platform functionality enabling Aetna Local Networks, National Networks and Provider Data Services teams to collaborate and manage provider data. Decompose high-level requirements into scaled-agile artifacts including featured, stories, tasks, manage and prioritize product backlogs, participate in/lead agile ceremonies (standups, scrum of scrums, PI planning etc.) and validate delivered solution designs. Perform industry research as necessary to support feature development, business process flow mapping, provide subject matter expertise and leadership as needed. You will also ensure product stakeholders needs/expectations are met and promote transparency, upholding SAFe/SCRUM practices. Collaborate with external vendors as needed on requirements definition, feature development and validations.

Background Experience:
  • 7+ years’ experience
  • Experience in two or more of the following areas:
    • Agile Product Owner
    • Project/Program Manager (preferably in SAFe Agile)
    • Management/Project/Business Process Consulting experience
  • 5+ years Healthcare Industry experience
    • Provider Domain experience within Healthcare preferred
  • Requirements Management Experience with enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large-scale initiatives with high degree of complexity
  • Demonstrated experience successfully implementing change in complex organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work on teams within a highly collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills at the senior level
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills and the ability to maintain working relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Capacity to quickly build and maintain credible relationships at varying levels of the organization simultaneously.
  • Desire to innovate at a fast pace Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to thrive in a fully SAFe-Agile development environment
  • SAFe Agile Certification preferred
  • Maintain strong relationships across key stakeholders and constituents
  • Engaging and concise speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to help direct product development
  • Exposure/Experience with Salesforce Admin/Configuration level experience is a plus.
Location is in-office Hartford CT only.


Additional Job Information:
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come. We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence. Together we will empower people to live healthier lives. Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, Leadership - Driving Change, Leadership - Driving Strategic and Organizational Agility

Functional Skills:
Management - Management - Data analysis and interpretation, Management - Management - Provider Data, Management - Management - Systems, Project Management - Scope Management, Project Management - Stakeholder analysis

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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