Senior Solutions Architect & Technical Lead - Eden Prairie, MN
March 28, 2018
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Our experienced technology professionals offer deep technical experience in their area of focus and are committed to delivering efficient, technology-based solutions to our clients. By combining our technical capabilities with our industry experiences, we create unmatched market offerings to solve our clients' business issues. Additionally, we have long-term partnerships with many of the world's leading technology companies, allowing us to understand solution alternatives and recommend and support the most appropriate solution for our clients. By leveraging these elements, we are able to help our clients convert leading edge ideas into tangible results. This is a key leadership role within the Payment Integrity software engineering team. We are looking for a strong technology leader who is collaborative, a self-starter, can take ownership/ accountability and drive results. This role will involve crafting long and short term technical roadmaps, partnering with our customers to drive technical solutions that meet their needs and ensuring modern software delivery best practices are followed. You will be working with distributed, global teams with multiple stakeholders. This person needs to be comfortable dealing with complexity and ambiguity. Primary Responsibilities:Provide technical leadership over Agile scrum teams writing software applications for the payment integrity program Work directly with business and IT leaders to support the growth and optimization of Payment Integrity Drive strategic product and technology roadmaps to create solutions that delight our customers Empower software delivery teams to rapidly deliver software through the use of automation and "everything-as-code" best practices Design applications with stability with dev-ops support as first class citizens of the solution Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies and evangelizing their adoption Be the technical decision maker to drive the portfolio toward modern best practices while meeting customer's needs Mentor engineering team through skills development and coaching Adapting to and remaining effective in a changing environment Regularly release software leveraging automation wherever possible CI/CD pipelines, test automation, DevOps monitoring and alarming Modernize your software portfolio by leveraging service based architectures and cloud based IaaS wherever possible
Required Qualifications:BS / BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience 5+ years of Agile software product delivery 1+ year experience delivering software to a Public and/or Private cloud utilizing IaaS and/or PaaS cloud paradigms Proven record of software application delivery focusing on open source commodity solutions. Experience with software automation including test automation, deployment automation, database management automation, operations automation. Experience with modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps etc. Broad understanding of technology and how it's used to drive business growth and/or efficiencies Demonstrated ability to apply process, architecture and software engineering principles, methods and tools to business challenges Exceptional communication skills and the demonstrable ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization including senior technology and business leaders Results-oriented individual with strong coaching, decision making, influencing, mentoring, negotiation, problem solving and situational analysis skills Experience rapidly delivering products using CI/CD technologies (Jenkins, Sonar, Fortify)Preferred Qualifications:Experience in the healthcare industry Experience with claims, coordination of benefits and risk solutions Experience with data and analytic focused software application Global team experience Experience with container based application development (Docker, Kubernetes or equivalent) Experience with infrastructure as code (Chef, Puppet, Terraform or equivalent) Experience with database migrations as code (Flyway, Active Record, Liquibase or equivalent) Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Senior Solutions Architect,Technical Lead, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
Internal Number: 748740
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.