NC FAST Curam Product Owner with JIRA , Medicaid and healthcare PM experience

Job ID: NC-628627 (911590528)

NC FAST Curam Product Owner with JIRA , Medicaid and healthcare PM experience

Location: Raleigh NC (DHHS)
Duration: 12 months
Interview: Either Webcam Interview or In Person
Position: 1(1/3)

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Experience designing within the Cúram software suite. Required 5 Years
Demonstrated knowledge of the NC FAST programs including policy, business application consulting and design experience of large web based systems Required 5 Years
Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead a team and maintain positive working relationships Required 5 Years
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interact with all levels of staff to solve technical problems Required 5 Years
Demonstrated experience as a team player Required 5 Years
Experience working independently to meet deadlines and task effectively and efficiently. Required 5 Years
Experience and a high level of proficiency in JIRA. Required 5 Years
Experience in business planning, human services program management, project management, and experience in multi-platform environments. Highly desired
Curam V6 Certification Highly desired
Experience in NC State Government Highly desired 2 Years
Working knowledge and understanding of Medicaid programs Highly desired

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requires the assistance of a contract resource to serve as the Product Owner Proxy in support of the Medicaid Transformation initiative for NC FAST Application Development Environment for NC Families Accessing Services through Technology (NC FAST). This resource will be responsible as an agile product owner for maximizing the value of the business products created by an agile development team. This individual will take on multiple roles, including business strategist, product designer, and customer liaison. Key responsibilities include understanding and articulating the business vision and the project scope, communicating with all stakeholders and project team members to ensure the goals are clear and the scope is aligned with the business objectives, managing the product backlog by creating and maintaining the list of backlog items and prioritize them based on the overall plan and business objectives to ensure optimized performance and project outcomes and prioritizing needs by juggling the triangle of scope, budget, and schedule, assessing and adapting priorities according to the needs and objectives of the business. This role is also responsible for overseeing development as a key player in both the current and next iteration throughout each event, including planning, refinement, review, and support, anticipating client needs by developing a deep business knowledge to more effectively manage the development process, and acting as primary liaison using excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, in the role of primary communicator and link between business and project teams. This role is responsible to coordinate with Curam Business Analysts to finalize designs and approvals from product owner/ Business SMEs, and coordinate with the Cúram Architect to ensure technical soundness of design approaches. Tasks include ensuring User Stories reflect the needs of the project, prioritizing requirements/ User Stories based on dependencies, creating and maintaining the team backlog throughout the project’s life cycle, working with scrum teams to prioritize their work, and serving as scrum master for Curam Business Analysts (designers) to prioritize their work. Other tasks include ensuring that the Backlog always contains enough items to be developed, serving as liaison to Implementation team, representing end users to explain/clarify the requirements to the team and provide feedback on User Stories, writing User Stories, assisting testers with creation of test plans and test data, and coordinating with the county users during End-to-End testing/User Acceptance Testing. This role must manage relationships with stakeholders as well as participate in and provide support to county user checkpoints and county workshops.



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