3M HIS Product Owner (Silver Spring, MD / Austin, TX)
Location:
Silver Spring , Maryland
Posted:
January 10, 2017
Reference:
R00014609
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Product Owner for the Health Information Systems Division located in Silver Spring, MD or Austin, TX. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

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Job Summary:
The Natural Language Processing (NLP) team produces services and technology that is used by 3M HIS products in healthcare. As a Product Owner in this group you will follow Scrum principles to guide a team to success by interacting with your customers, defining user stories and success criteria, and prioritizing work for the team. Your team is producing technology that processes millions of medical documents every day for our customers.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Serve as the Product Owner for a set of NLP services and liaison between the other POs in NLP as well as the marketing and development organizations
  • Manage the product backlog of enhancements for the NLP products assigned.
  • Manage the entire software component life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Specify component logic requirements by conducting research supported via visits to customers
  • Translate input from current and future users of the methodologies into user defined requirements for enhancements
  • Articulate to Scrum team members and other stake holders the value of these new features and substantiate with research required to showcase overall value to the component and customer
  • Provide direction to Scrum team in the form of user stories for improving the content, logic and performance of the component.
  • Work with Scrum team to identify process improvements

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university OR minimum of five (5) years of software product development experience in lieu of the education requirement
  • Minimum of three or more (3+) years of Software product development experience
  • Minimum of three or more (3+) years of experience working with Scrum Methodologies OR in an Agile Environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, healthcare technology, or similar degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Training and certification as a Scrum Product Owner
  • Product management of cloud based services
  • Experience communicating with customers, and resolving conflicting priorities
  • Development experience of healthcare information technology products
  • Key characteristics include strategic thinker, creative, assertive, analytical, action-oriented, methodical, clear writing and messaging ability, fast learner, strong business acumen, excellent presentation skills
  • Working style is comfortable in a complex, cross-functional and dynamic work environment, able to prioritize, multi-task, focus on goals, take accountability and manage time well
  • Passionate, team player that energizes and leads others
  • High integrity and work ethic are expected and highly valued

Location: Silver Spring, MD or Austin, TX
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic
Relocation: Is not authorized

Benefits Information:
The position is subject to the benefit package under 3M Health Information Systems benefits program. Details will be shared with you at the time of interview with the hiring manager. Please ask your recruiter for details.

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