Agile Product Owner - Evernorth at Cigna

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description:

Data Product Owner - Provider Data Domain

The Enterprise Data Strategy team within Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) is built to help Cigna drive the improvement in the accessibility and quality of our data assets and tools, and allow us to deliver data solutions faster than we do today. Our ultimate goal is to ensure Cigna's ability to grow is unconstrained by any limitations of our data. The Cigna Enterprise Data Strategy team is comprised of business and technical teams spanning foundational enterprise data teams as well as Data Domains (Customer, Provider, Buyer, and Intermediary).

The Data Product Owner - Provider Data Domain is a business-facing role that requires a candidate with strong background in building data technology products. As the Data Product owner you will work across business use cases to understand what data persistence, ingestion, and access requirements exist. You will also interface with data management specialists to write features and acceptance criteria for metadata, quality, and other governance needs. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with data governance and business requirements for data lakes/data warehouses. This role requires significant partnership with the technology team and being a partner in delivering a Provider that meets the needs of use cases.

This position is with Evernorth, a new business within the Cigna Corporation.


  • Under the direction of the Enterprise Data Strategy (EDS) Provider Product Manager, decompose Program Epic work requirements and priorities into features

  • Full accountability for execution of assigned Features and associated products/deliverables

  • Take ownership of assigned features and lead the creation and prioritization of the team backlog

  • Engage with SCRUM Masters and team members on a regular basis to ensure assigned features are fully executed within the prescribed Program Increment

  • Lead prioritization of work for delivery team based on business value and engagement with stakeholders

  • Work with the EDS Agile Portfolio Operations team to monitor resource capabilities and arrange for coaching, training or resource adjustments

  • Responsible for user story management, including accurate story descriptions and acceptance criteria

  • Facilitate and guide the development of metrics, structure of studies, benchmark initiatives, and data collection methodologies in support of business requirements

  • Actively participate in program increment planning, roadmap activities, and program prioritization and sequencing activities

  • Escalate risks to Provider Solutions Train Engineer and Product Manager

  • Coordinate with Data Stewards and Data Quality Analysts on adherence with data standards and quality metrics


  • At least 1 years' experience working in an Agile environment

  • At least 3 years' experience in a product owner, or comparable type of role required

  • Prior experience in a healthcare environment required, working with Providers or provider data highly preferred

  • Experience with data management, data governance and/or data quality in a data management organization preferred

  • Excellent ability to develop and build teams by assessing quality talent and motivating/inspiring others

  • Previous experience with Agile Central or comparable agile management tools

  • Demonstrated core project management skills including project planning, scope management, issue and risk management, resource planning, financial management, etc.

  • Experience working in an organization going through an agile transformation and ability to adapt when working with teams that are not agile where required highly desired

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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