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Humana Product Owner in Overland Park, Kansas


The Senior Product Owner is responsible for conveying the Medicaid product vision and roadmap to an Agile delivery team by defining user stories and prioritizing product backlog. The Senior Product Owner work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.


The Senior Product Owner maximizes value of product created by Agile team. Liaises with Medicaid market stakeholders and the development team ensuring the right product is being built, in the right order, and by the deadline. Serves as the Agile team's primary contact for information, work prioritization, and decision-making. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding business approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

Job Description

  • Support department standards including product strategy, taxonomy, operational model and funding process

  • Communicates with IT and business managers to align on status and for reporting out to leadership

  • Provides and communicates vision to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the product lifecycle

  • Engages in backlog prioritization at the Feature and Epic level

Required Qualifications

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences and reducing waste

  • Ability to work efficiently to manage multiple completing priorities and initiates

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • 2+ years Product experience

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAFe certification(s) - Product Owner / Agilist

  • Product experience within a technology environment

Scheduled Weekly Hours