Excellent opportunity to work with one of the largest nationwide healthcare organizations.
Location: 100% REMOTE
Type: 6-month contract
Rate: $75+/hourly, DOE
Sr. Product Manager role needed to focus on Virtual Health virtual visit application build for agnostic middleware app that will allow for integration with EHRs and scheduling platforms, and on Demand MVP by end of June and the optimizations.
7+ years of Product/Project Management
Scrum Master experience
Experience implementing technical products/hardware/software/applications.
Cerner experience would be a plus.
Required Technical Skills:
• Ability to facilitate technical requirements and decisions that support product architecture
• Deep understanding of product integration technologies/protocols that support product data flow throughout the enterprise applications
• Understanding of Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies
• Comprehensive experience in Healthcare IT and how applications support healthcare functions
• Preferably technical education or experience leading product delivery in a development organization
• Expertise in software release management and communication activities
Required Leadership and Soft Skills:
• Ability to gather information from SMEs, leadership and vendor partners to provide recommendations and facilitate decisions on product direction
• Strong leadership skills including influence, collaboration and negotiation to steer product course
• Effective communication skills when performing presentations, reporting and escalations at any level of the organization
• Fearless analysis of product and portfolio alignment with strategic vision and the ability to articulate recommendations
Desired soft skills:
• Project Management
• Team Leadership
• Negotiation skills
• Communication for results
• Decisiveness/Ability to make a quick assessment of the scope of an issue and provide options for its closure
• Strong problem solving skills
• Working Knowledge of Information Systems (software, hardware, network)
• Working knowledge of the architectural system components, business processes and applications to minimize the impact of changes in software, hardware or network
The Senior Product Manager works on multiple projects, engaged in enterprise wide projects and a team member or sometimes as team leaders. Acts as subject matter expert for multiple area. Leads a cross functional team to troubleshoot highly complex hardware, software and system problems.
• Responsible for delivering or leading the design, development, support, Maintenance deployment of functional applications as well as information support processes.
• Project assignments of high complexity which includes application design, and configuration build. Interacts with the customer user community in a courteous and professional manner to secure business requirements; perform technical requirements translation and work with Product Engineers or Product Administrators to meet business objectives. This includes assisting business leadership and IT leadership with strategic planning and initiatives.
• Develops or leads test plan development for new application functionality from an application/technical perspective. Collaborates with key stakeholders and may provide guidance on function testing.
• Leads resolution of high complexity issues or requests that need a technical expert for specific solution sets. And typically involved in problem management activities which includes performing diagnosis, troubleshooting and critical thinking to solve or fulfill needs of medium and high complexity; utilizing knowledge management and escalates issues when necessary.
• Responsible to complete tasks and associated documentation within committed timeframes, and effectively communicate across teams and all levels of management and leads others on the team with task assignments and deliverables.
• Leads technical analysis discussions, deliver supporting artifacts and assist with conducting review sessions for all necessary approvals.
• Develops, maintains and a reviewer of knowledge management artifacts and leads transition to operations functions following implementation delivery.
• Receives necessary information and training of applications during the implementation of new solutions, upgrades, fixes.
• Leads Product Release management functions which may include developing test plans, perform test plans, facilitating with end user for end user acceptance testing and may develop application validation scripts for ongoing operations team.
• Develops overall project task list for team, estimates and resource plans for highly complex or enterprise wide solutions.
• Day to day interactions with user community and works collaborate with multiple Stakeholders both IT and non-IT as it relates to problem management and project delivery.
• Provides guidance and training and problem solving assistance to other team members and operational support teams.
• Leads efforts on continuous process improvement activities to ultimately improve customer satisfaction experience.
• Involved in the Development of service level agreements (SLAs). Monitors deviations and escalates issues to leadership.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology, Medical, Business discipline or equivalent experience.
• 5+ years required
• 10+ years’ experience working in IT as an Application Systems Analyst or Technical Analyst role
• 2 or more relevant technical/professional security certifications preferred
- Excellent writing/documentation and communication skills
- Fast learner, quality consciousness and committed to providing exceptional customer service
- Knowledge of troubleshooting hardware and software
- Experience working with project life cycle or project management methodologies required.
- 6 or more years’ experience application support, implementation or development experience with applications in a hospital or medical related industry is required.
- Expert level understanding and comfort leading business and technology partners through a structured deployment and/or implementation life cycle and support model. This includes technical requirement gather, specification development and creation of design and system test plans.
- Advanced understanding of technology projects and concepts as they relate to high level business objectives and ability to present those concepts to both IT And non-IT Audiences in concise and easily understandable manner is required.
- Advanced oral and written communication skills capable of communicating at executive levels within the organization is required. This includes the ability to present highly technical concepts, solutions, and issues in a manner business leaders can leverage to support their business vision.
- Exceptional presentation, technical writing and documentation skills are required.
- Capacity to leverage strong analytical and complex problem solving skills to recommend solutions.
- Proven abilities in problem management, process analysis and root cause analysis is required.
- Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills, with the ability to manage up, down and across levels of the organization is required.
- Ability to work independently and in a complex, matrixed and virtual team environment is required.
- Operational understanding and ability to work in a complex and matrix oriented team environment
- Ability to handle multiple moderate to complex projects, set priorities, schedule and meet deadlines is required.
- Strong command of key productivity applications: Google Workspace, Microsoft Visio,
- Operational knowledge of interfaces/EDI, APIs, and evolving technology is desired.
- Ability to lead discussions with application and project team(s) to define testing scenarios and scripts in alignment with customer and system requirements is a desired skill.