Senior Product Owner

at Humana in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Looking for an opportunity to expand your healthcare leadership experience while up-skilling in the latest industry standards? Humana is searching for an experienced leader to leverage their previous healthcare experience to assist in enabling Humana’s Enterprise API strategy and directly accountable for the strategy and direction of the Enterprise API Catalog and associated API’s as the Senior Product Owner. Enjoy the option of choosing to work remotely or in-person while cultivating professional relationships across the industry. Named The Number 1 place to work in 2019, Humana offers an exclusive commitment to employee health and well-being while giving you the opportunity to expand your skillset and make an impact on the future of the healthcare industry.


The API Product Owner will oversee the planning, design, development, deployment, and overall success of Humana’s new Enterprise APIs. They will lead, build and design product value streams in the EAI organization and be the Subject matter expert to drive design and enhancements for the product. It is imperative to possess a customer first mind set & employ design thinking to define the future state of a product design.

They will interact with several teams to understand the current state of internal APIs to develop a strategy for building new contextualized APIs across multiple disparate products. This will include the development of a common set of standards for the APIs that dictate contracts, supported authentication mechanisms, filtering, etc. They will also evangelize the API strategy and standards to internal teams to ensure buy-in across the organization. Ultimately, the API Product Owner will be the primary customer advocate for the Enterprise APIs and will define a strategy to ensure that their needs are met to ensure adoption. Along with interfacing with internal developers, the API Product Owner will coordinate with other Product Owners and Product Managers to understand internal business requirements and communicate the importance of maintaining and improving the APIs over time. They will also work with and support a?cross functional?team?including stakeholders from QA, Documentation, Business, Customer Care, and IT. Their success will be measured by their ability to design and develop?product functionality that helps create?and support innovative?products.?

+ Must be able to partner with business leaders, customers and partners to elicit, understand, analyze, document, refine and communicate business needs.

+ Must possess solid understanding of the health care domain and expertise in one/many of the critical healthcare product areas.

+ Must have fundamental understanding of key API concepts to define and design foundational API contracts

+ Must be able to research and gain strong business domain knowledge in order to design the to-be state.

+ Must have a customer first mindset in order to visualize and design the correct models.

+ Meet with customers and partners and understand their use cases for an Enterprise API

+ Define common API standards across multiple teams and products to ensure a similar internal/external developer experience when interacting with our APIs.

+ Understand trends within the API industry to influence our internal API strategy, including the adoption of new frameworks, styles, or technologies

+ Ensure that Enterprise APIs can be consumed by external developers who are not experts in business logic or API development

+ Manage and collaborate with a team of developers to ensure product requirements are met

+ Evangelize API standards across internal teams to ensure buy-in by communicating benefits of adhering to common standards across multiple teams

+ Define priorities for new API product development to ensure that the team is working on the right things in the right order.

+ Ability to lead?several?complex projects simultaneously?

+ Demonstrated knowledge of all phases of product life cycle

Required Qualifications

+ Strong domain knowledge in one/many business areas within healthcare eg: Claims, Billing, Enrollment, Clinical, provider etc.

+ Experience with data modeling, data analysis, gap analysis and/or data mapping

+ Ability to visualize and define the future state based on industry trends, design thinking, customer first approach.

+ Solid ability to research, communication and build relationships with business and technology partners.

+ Effective listening, communication (verbal and written) and presentation?skills?

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills??

+ Has demonstrated the ability to collaborate?and has had successful interactions?across departments?and with customers?

+ Ability to own and drive area of expertise.

+ Effective time management and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities? ?

+ The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both as an individual and as part of a team?

+ A passion for technology?

+ Familiarity?with Microsoft Office?Suite?(preferred) or similar productivity suite?

+ Knowledge of architecture in the API space/industry and can be trusted to help guide product direction to ensure the best possible outcomes.

+ The ability to think outside of the box and present creative solutions to development challenges

+ Experience in developing within the Agile framework (Scrum, Kanban,?SAFe, etc.)?

Additional Information

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Work-At-Home Requirements

+ WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

+ A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25×10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

+ Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

+ A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information


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Job Posting: JC215691012

Posted On: Jun 09, 2022

Updated On: Aug 04, 2022