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Director Technical Application Architect - Telecommute - 921861

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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    921861

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Optum State Government Solutions (SGS) provides a range of comprehensive solutions as a partner to state government Health and Human Services related agencies throughout the United States and its territories.

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We are looking for a Technical Application Architect. This individual will be involved across many aspects of architectural design, build, engineering and implementation of technical application solutions and capabilities, providing technical leadership for their assignments. This person will concentrate on the structure and behavior of application(s) and how they interact with consumers (other applications and users) and the runtime environment. The individual is responsible for communicating and enforcing overall architecture vision, technical strategies, and trade-offs across their assignments. Assignments may be in both the product development and on specific customer implementations.

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This position is for general capability assignments versus a specific dedicated account and therefore youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Since architecture is a leadership position by its nature, travel can be required at times.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Understand the application space to be filled to determine the most advantageous approach for the application among tradeoffs for Optum and its customers to best fulfill that need considering:
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  • the known and implied business requirements, environment, and cost restraints
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  • strategic architecture directions
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  • Contribute to lowest TCO determination in the application solution approach
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  • Design balanced with risk to the organization,
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  • Design robust, reliable application approaches
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  • Quality control and assurance (e.g. naturally promotes expected results and testability)
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  • Ability to deliver and maintain the result
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  • Increase speed to market, speed of innovation
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  • Guard the flexibility of the application to evolve cleanly and at low cost
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  • Reuse existing corporate and business unit product capabilities where they fit
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  • Determine where COTS products should be applied in an application and the requirements the COTS product must meet, determine whether existing preferred and acceptable COTS products are available to meet the requirements and if not, collaborate with the architecture capability to vet out new options,
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  • Identify and use applicable architecture patterns, structures, and standards,
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  • Determine application features needed to meet current and expected requirements, especially those that bring competitive advantage
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  • Identify and model major interfaces of an application and how the result will interact with consumers,
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  • Work with development and field teams to realize the design and help solve design and approach difficulties,
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  • Champion assigned application architecture through any governance gates
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  • Work ahead of the development teams to ensure development teams have a solid design in place and a good understanding of the technical solution when it is time to build it
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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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  • 8+ years of experience with Object Oriented design and patterns
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  • 6+ years applications or solution architecture
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  • 6+ years of experience with technical systems architecture documentation using standardized notation (for example UML)
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  • 4+ years of experience working on an Agile software delivery team
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  • 6+ years of experience using event handling, API design and implementation, and proper component design approaches
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  • 4+ years of prior experience developing in Java and/or .NET
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  • 4+ years of experience protecting clinical data covered by HIPAA
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  • Experience with one or more public clouds (Azure, AWS, Google)
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  • Experience working as part of an architecture capability
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  • Experience mentoring team in the capacity of Technical Architect
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  • Familiar with health care industry vertical
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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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  • Higher education in Engineering, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems
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  • Familiar with current health industry data standards such as FHIR
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  • 3+ years of experience in health care industry vertical
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  • 2+ years of experience in delivering to government customers, especially Health and Human Services and Medicaid customers
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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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The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200.00 to $211,700.00. 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: architectural design, application architect, telecommute, work from home
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Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-05-01

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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