Job Description :
NC FAST Curam Lead with JIRA and healthcare experience

Location: Durham NC (DHHS)
Duration: 12 months
Interview: webcam only

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Experience designing within the Cúram software suite. Required 7 Years
Demonstrated knowledge of the NC FAST programs including policy, business application consulting and design experience of large web based systems Required 7 Years
Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead a team and maintain positive working relationships Required 7 Years
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interact with all levels of staff to solve technical problems Required 7 Years
Demonstrated experience as a team player Required 7 Years
Experience working independently to meet deadlines and task effectively and efficiently. Required 7 Years
Experience and a high level of proficiency in JIRA. Required 7 Years
Experience in business planning, human services program management, project management, and experience in multi-platform environments. Highly desired
Curam V6 Certification 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 of the NC FAST Application Development Environment for NC Families Accessing Services through Technology (NC FAST This resource will assist and advise product owner/ Business SME to manage project scope, identify scope changes, write change requests and the team’s progress against their committed goals. 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 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 to county user checkpoints and county workshops.