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Lead Technical Architect - Telecommute - 917720

San Antonio, TX 78205 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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The Lead Technical Architect is a technology specialist who will assist the architecture team by driving the IT design and vision for multiple platforms in support of various business programs and leadership initiatives. This will include assisting on the development and communication of technical design guidance and assistance to various IT technical teams and the associated business groups. The Lead Technical Architect will help evaluate the technical decisions and how they impact business goals and outcomes primarily for WellMed but may also include USMD and OptumCare entities.

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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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  • Oversee the project scoping process and also analyze business and functional requirements and ensure that solutions meet established data, application and infrastructure policies and controls
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  • Collaborate with business owners, application teams, and the broader technology teams to define/enhance IT solutions in order to meet both business needs and performance, operational and security requirements
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  • Drive technical requirements documents and detailed design documentation to ensure a design and solution in alignment with project scope and business and functional requirements, in addition to applicable policies and controls
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  • Oversee review of existing architecture documentation to provide feedback to applicable technology teams on recommended process and system improvement and policy changes related to IT policies, technologies, roadmaps and guidelines
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  • Direct design and documentation of IT strategies, roadmaps and architecture incl. security for various technologies within the enterprise
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  • Drive and leverage innovative solutions, wherever applicable
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  • May contribute content to the project cost benefit analysis (CBA) process
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  • May direct or lead the build/implementation of technical solutions
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  • Ensure design/deployment reviews adhere to organizational policies
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  • May direct or lead operational support and transition activities, post implementation of solutions
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  • Direct or lead operational support with various technical teams to diagnose and troubleshoot Tier 3 (complex and/or critical) issues with various technologies, respond to tactical requests and changes
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  • Proactively collaborates with the IT department and related business units to increase system efficiencies, document architecture and define long-term design strategies
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  • Assist with providing direction and guidance to WellMed, USMD and Optum IT teams with regard to best practices and enterprise guidelines, strategies, and initiatives with the goal of enhancing system performance and documentation while creating a cohesive environment
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  • Serves as a resource and subject matter expert on OptumCare leading-edge projects that are particularly vulnerable to security risk, performance impacts and operational challenges during development and operations
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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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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  • Bachelors degree (4+ additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelors degree)
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  • 5+ years of experience with systems development, systems engineering, system design and corresponding documentation
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  • Experience mentoring or coaching others
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  • Demonstrate knowledge of applicable IT industry standards, application principles, hardware and software controls, and emerging platform issues
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  • Ability to prioritize and balance workload in a high-demand environment
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  • Exceptional planning and project implementation skills to achieve high visibility solutions
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  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
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  • Advanced skilled with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Visio
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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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  • Microsoft Certification(s) or appropriate technology specialist certification
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  • Multiple years of experience with healthcare platforms and business operations
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  • Experience across multiple IT technology areas
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  • Experience with infrastructure technology (server/storage, database, network, telephony)
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  • Experience with cloud technology (Amazon, Microsoft)
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  • Advanced skills with architecture tools (Erwin, Abacus, Enterprise Architect) and standards (TOGAF)
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  • Exceptional communication skills
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Physical andMental Requirements:

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  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
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  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 50 pounds of force
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  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
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  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
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  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
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  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
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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 $94,500 to $171,700. 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: Lead Technical Architect, Technical Architect, IT Architect, Systems Development, Systems Design, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-08-27

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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