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Product Owner
Minnetonka, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on October 21, 2021
Job Id #51387 Posted October 14, 2021


  • As a member of our Product Team, the Clinical Product Owner is integral to the team’s success.
  • You’ll focus on product delivery, backlog management, sprint planning and guiding the team’s work to deliver consumer value and business growth.
  • This role will drive a variety of tasks and outcomes including: requirements facilitation, developing acceptance criteria and user stories, leading testing efforts, backlog refinement and sizing, supporting development during scrum and providing analysis and problem solving expertise as new opportunities arise.
  • This role will partner closely with the Scrum Master and Engineering Leads.
  • If you are passionate about health care data integrations and simplifying the healthcare journey, join our Clinical Product Team!

Ideal Background:

  • Experience working in with the product model or in a product organization and Health care insurance background.


  • Accountable and work independently, show confidence.

Team and Team size:

  • 1 PO, 1 SM, 6 to 8 scrum team members.


  • Manage the product delivery for the consumer-facing clinical product areas
  • Day-to-day collaboration and decision making with cross-functional agile teams – including architects, developers, scrum master, designers and business or subject matter representatives
  • Responsible for defining the requirements/user stories and acceptance criteria of a product feature
  • Performs testing validation of features against customer & business goals and acceptance criteria
  • Works closely with product leadership and business stakeholders to prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Works with engineering to align on feature sizing and delivery plans
  • Leads the release planning and sets expectations for delivery of new functionalities, creates presentations, release notes or demos of new functionality as needed
  • Supports operations and training leads in development of training materials, user guides, and FAQs for new product features and workflows.
  • Ensure that the scrum team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared stories to work on
  • Partner with Product Manager to assess value and develop business cases of a given product feature to ensure work is aligned with the product strategy and focuses on maximum value
  • Defines and analyzes metrics that measure and benchmark product success
  • Ensure the data flows and functional & technical specifications are created as needed
  • Promote Agile product management processes, stays abreast of new emerging technology capabilities and leverages knowledge in contributing to product solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience with the technology development lifecycle, including all aspects of agile development and execution
  • 1+ year of business stakeholder interactions experience
  • Experience with translating a product vision into actionable work
  • Experience with agile methods and related tools (e.g. Rally, Azure DevOps etc.)
  • Experience with requirements facilitation and user story creation
  • Experience in managing multi-products and/or working with multiple technical areas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Agile/Scrum Certified
  • Experience working in with the product model or in a product organization
  • Health care insurance background
  • Skilled at negotiating to compromise when stakeholders have competing interests
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately assess the need for independent decision-making verses leadership escalation
  • Ability to react to product adjustments and expectations promptly and efficiently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2
  • b. Video vs. phone? Video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Product owner kind

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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