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) Optum provides technology solutions development and integration across the SDLC including requirements, functional specs, design, custom development, integration, testing, and deployment. Our team maintains a strong focus on structuring, managing, and implementing complex technical solutions requiring deep business expertise, process optimization, and business operations knowledge to achieve significant and measurable business value. This is a key leadership role within the Payment Integrity Software Engineering leadership team. We are looking for a strong leader who is collaborative, a self-starter, can take ownership/ accountability and drive results. This role will involve managing and working with distributed, global teams with multiple stakeholders. This person needs to be comfortable dealing with complexity and ambiguity. Primary Responsibilities:Provide leadership and management of teams responsible for commercial software development and the introduction of new technologies in the data and analytics space Lead the technology transformation focusing on cloud based big data solutions Work directly with Sr. Business and IT leaders to support the growth and optimization of Payment Integrity Demonstrate leadership in the context of software engineering and be an evangelist for engineering best practices Create next generation applications to use our data as a strategic platform to grow the top line revenue Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry evaluating emerging software technologies Responsible for the financial management of the functional area Work collaboratively with all business areas to assess unmet/new business needs and solutions Encourage the growth of direct and indirect reports through skills development, objectives and goal setting; Holds direct reports accountable for meeting performance standards and departmental performance goals; mentors staff; measures staff performance and completes regular performance reviews and ranking
Required Qualifications:BS / BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience 7 + years of software product development experience Experience leading Agile development teams using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, DataOps, etc. 5+ years of technical leadership experience with technologies included but not limited to the following: Analytics, Data Warehousing, Middleware, ERP or other related solutions that are reused across a large organization 3+ years of experience with, NoSQL and Big Data Technologies Management of the complete Big Data ecosystem (Hadoop, Storm, Spark, ELK, Druid, Hive, Kafka, etc.) Experience with an enterprise deployment in a Public and Private cloud paradigm Proven record of of delivery focusing on open source commodity solutions Ability to establish repeatable processes, best practices and implement version control software in a team environment Global team experiencePreferred Qualifications:Experience in the healthcare industry Experience delivering solutions using Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) Be able to create a "startup mentality" to accelerate the introduction of new capabilities and transform teams Demonstrated experience in building high performing teams including the hiring and developing of great people Excellent time management, communication, decision making, and presentation skills Display a strong desire to achieve and attain high levels of both internal and external customer satisfaction Proven and accomplished individual with excellent leadership and strategic management skillsTechnology 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: Director, Data, Solutions, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
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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.