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Application Architect - Telecommute - 875313

St Paul, MN 55102 Work Remotely
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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)


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.


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.


This position is for general capability assignments versus"a specific dedicated account and therefore you'll 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.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to"telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough"challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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
    • the"known and implied business requirements, environment, and cost restraints
    • strategic"architecture directions
  • Contribute to lowest TCO determination in the"application solution approach
    • Design"balanced with risk to the organization,
    • Design"robust, reliable application approaches
    • Quality"control and assurance (e.g. naturally promotes expected results and"testability)
    • Ability"to deliver and maintain the result
    • Increase"speed to market, speed of innovation
    • Guard"the flexibility of the application to evolve cleanly and at low cost
    • Reuse"existing corporate and business unit product capabilities where they fit
    • 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,
  • Identify and use applicable architecture"patterns, structures, and standards,
  • Determine application features needed to meet current"and expected requirements, especially those that bring competitive advantage
  • Identify and model major interfaces of an"application and how the result will interact with consumers,
  • Work with development and field teams to realize"the design and help solve design and approach difficulties,
  • Champion assigned application architecture"through any governance gates
  • 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

You'll 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.

Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience with Object Oriented design and" patterns
  • 6+ years applications or solution architecture
  • 6+ years of experience with technical systems" architecture documentation using standardized notation (for example UML)
  • 6+ years of experience working on an Agile software" delivery team
  • 6+ years of experience using event handling, API design" and implementation, and proper component design approaches
  • 4+ years of experience developing in Java
  • 4+ years of experience protecting clinical data covered" by HIPAA
  • 2+ years of experience designing application for the" Cloud (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience working as part of an architecture" capability
  • Experience mentoring team in the capacity of Technical" Architect
  • Familiar with health care industry vertical
  • Familiar with current industry data standards such as FHIR
  • Authorized to work on government contracts in the U.S.
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Higher education in Engineering, Computer Science, or" Management Information Systems
  • 3+ years of experience in health care industry vertical
  • 2+ years of experience in delivering to government" customers, especially Health and Human Services and Medicaid customers" highly preferred

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to"adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



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.


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


Job"Keywords: Application, Technology, Telecommute


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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2021-02-21

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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