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Azure Cloud Architect - Telecommute - 932954

Minneapolis, MN 55415 Work Remotely
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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Ready to raise your game by a quantum leap? At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. We've spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster. We've developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow. And we've created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses. Now, we invite you to bring your knowledge of enterprise cloud architecture and standards to assist in the development, communication, and implementation of our evolving technology architecture.

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Optum Advisory Services is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect to be an integral part of cloud-based data warehousing and analytics initiatives for our Health systems/Provider clients. Candidate will work with customers to define approach for the cloud data warehouse migration, review/define architecture, recommend strategies to improve resiliency, security, and optimize costs. In addition, the candidate will have significant opportunity to define the enterprise architecture and influence the roadmap for the development of a cloud based Datawarehouse/Analytics platforms and will interact directly with senior leadership. The candidate will also be expected to take the lead in deployment of new or existing applications to public cloud (Azure or AWS). This role will also be expected to pass on the learning to peers for knowledge sharing.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Serve as the cloud subject matter expert who provides strategy and architecture recommendations for the organization and leadership
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  • Oversee the cloud program from both a technical and non-technical perspective, managing a team of cloud engineers and their deliverables
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  • Serve as a senior cloud solution architect for high visibility cloud-based data warehousing and analytics initiatives
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  • Create/review/update application design and deployment patterns for the public/private/hybrid cloud contexts
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  • Will work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines
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  • Provide technical leadership in architecture, design, and engineering in modernization of legacy Data Ingestion, ETL and databases to new technologies in the Public Cloud (Azure/AWS) and Big Data Space
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  • Own long-term technical roadmap ensuring alignment to org strategic initiatives & industry leadership
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  • Look across teams and products to find synergies and solutioning mindset to identify/remove duplication
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  • Produce solutions that are models of performance, scalability, and extensibility
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  • Ideate/ Solutionize next generation streaming applications to use Data as a strategic platform to grow the top line revenue
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  • Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry evaluating emerging software technologies
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  • Set automation standards, implements tooling to support/report adherence
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  • Understand security threats and patterns comprehensively and ensures adherence to all regulatory initiatives. HIPAA, PHI, PII, locational data restrictions, contractual, etc.
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  • Stay current on new industry wide threat vectors and ensures processes are updated to avoid or remediate
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  • Actively mentor team members, through code reviews, brown bags, tech talks, design reviews
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Cloud vendor certification such as Azure / AWS Certified Solutions Architect
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  • 12+ years of overall IT experience in commercial product / application design and delivery
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  • 6+ years of experience architecting cloud (Azure / AWS) solutions and related services
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  • 4+ years of experience in solution architecture specific to Cloud Data warehouse deployments on Azure (Synapse / Snowflake)
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  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Kubernetes and general container technology (Azure Kubernetes Service, Docker containers, etc.) and microservices
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  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code using Terraform
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  • Willingness to travel up to 80%
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 4-year College Degree - Bachelors Degree or equivalent (Math, Computer Science, or MIS)
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  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, and securing public SaaS cloud deployments
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  • Experience securing IaaS / PaaS private cloud or DevOps environments
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  • Knowledge of software Engineering best practices
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  • Knowledge and experience with provisioning and enablement of Azure AI/ML capabilities using Databricks
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  • Experience in ETL, Data warehousing concepts, Code management, automated testing
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  • Development experience in Big Data / Cloud eco system - ability to design, develop, document and architect Hadoop / Cloud applications
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  • Hands-on experience in Python / Scala / Java / C# / NoSQL
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  • Knowledge of Data Pipeline/workflow management tools such as Airflow
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  • Understand stream processing with knowledge on Kafka
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  • Knowledge of Azure Synapse and/or Snowflake Cloud Datawarehouse platforms
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  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology for delivering software solutions
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  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
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  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
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  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management
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  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams
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  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies
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  • Knowledge and understanding of technical design patterns
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  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback / direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
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  • Healthcare experience with Provider / Health System domain knowledge
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  • Consulting experience
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  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to communicate appropriately with corporate executives and technical teams
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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and 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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Cloud Consultant, Cloud Architect, Azure Consultant, Azure, Azure Architect, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

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Posted: 2021-05-27 Expires: 2021-07-04

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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