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Sr Capability Manager
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on February 1, 2023
Job Id #59332 Posted September 19, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Work on "Near Real-Time" NRT Product enhancements
  • Data API enhancements
  • Onboardings to RxCore

Ideal Background:

  • Pharmacy or HealthCare industry background preferred

Team and Team size:

  • 8 team members
  • 1 Delivery lead
  • 1 Scrum Master
  • 1 Capability Manager (or Product owner)
  • 1 Quality Engineer
  • 4 Developers

Top Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Manager to define and monitor product features according to product roadmap, strategy and vision.
  • Actively plan and prioritize the product feature backlog according to business value and clearly define priorities for the product team.
  • Work closely with the delivery team to ensure stories in the upcoming sprint are fully understood and stories in future sprints are well groomed & estimated.
  • Lead the planning of product releases and sets expectations for delivery of new features with stakeholders.
  • Write detailed user stories and define acceptance criteria at a pace to ensure the product team always has an adequate number of prepared stories to work on.
  • Define the sprint goals in coordination with the product team and drive the team to deliver promised value.
  • Actively participate during Agile ceremonies to provide immediate answers and direction to the product team based on domain expertise.
  • Facilitate sprint planning and backlog refinement by collaborating with the Scrum Master.
  • Create a sense of common goal for the team based on the product vision. Regularly engages with the product team to guide priorities, refine features, define functional requirements, and help address blockers impacting successful team completion of sprint goals.
  • Work in collaboration with stakeholders to understand their expectations and help the team understand how to set up for successful user acceptance testing with stakeholders.

Skills/attributes Required

  • 5+ years - Experience with application development as an agile product owner/manager on Scrum, Kanban
  • 5 years - Experience with writing acceptance criteria-based user stories, organizing user acceptance testing
  • 5 years - Experience with analytical thought process to aid with prioritization and negotiation
  • 4 years - Experience with Rally or Atlassian Jira and Atlassian Confluence

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Experience in performing a technical product owner role.
  • Domain knowledge around the product that will be owned.
  • Discuss issues and questions related to claims data analysis, issue documentation work with business stakeholders to review and resolve these issues
  • Perform analysis of pharmacy/healthcare data
  • Demonstrable the ability to break business needs into requirements and define those in a written format that allows the delivery teams to align behind the product vision.
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, collaboration and relationship building skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Agile Experience and Certified Scrum Product Owner.
  • Travel up to 0-5% of the work time (if living outside ILLINOIS)

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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