1+ months

Chief Architect, UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual - 896995

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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The Chief Architect is responsible for providing overall leadership, establishing and maintaining technical roadmaps and representing all architecture disciplines for the UnitedHealthcareEmployer & Individualbusiness. They are responsible for leading business, portfolio and solutions architecture, as well as engagement with other Chief Architects across the organization.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Create a consolidated 3-year strategic architecture roadmap for the UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual(UHC E&I) organization
  • Socialize, evolve and obtain buy-in for the strategic roadmap
  • Ensure strategic objectives for UHC E&I architecture align with overall UHG strategic goals
  • Influence leadership on key decisions as it relates to the technology strategy as well as specific line of businessplan
  • Driveongoing architecture governance activities
  • Provide architecture thought leadership when selecting tools and setting standards
  • Participate in leadership discussions regarding new technology introduction and/or enterprise system planning activities
  • Translate technology concepts into clear, digestible, business appropriate language
  • Create images, graphics and/or charts that provide exceptional clarity and connections to business objectives
  • Package presentations concisely for UHC E&I leadership and other executives
  • Provide direct leadership to a team of 40 people accountable for business architecture, portfolio architecture and solution architecture
  • Set / mature the vision and strategy for the team
  • Create and foster an environment of innovation including: remove roadblocks and enable strategic risk taking; advocate and drive change management, enable and model adoption of innovative behaviors and practices
  • Commit time, focus and energy on the development, coaching and performance feedback for each employee on the team
  • Advocate for the team by moving decisions forward and eliminating barriers
  • Identify and select the right talent in support of our mission

Candidates will possess:

  • 15 + years of progressive technology leadership experiences
  • Demonstrated expertise in Business and EnterpriseArchitecture
  • Proven success creating business-enabling 3 year technology roadmaps
  • Experience architecting scalable technology solutions that adjust to cyclical business patterns
  • History of engaging with cSuite stakeholders
  • Proven track record of effective working relationships with executives and key business partners to drive change agendas
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective
  • History of executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions,balancing competing priorities without losing momentum behind execution
  • Experience leading through influence in a large, matrixed, global environment
  • Prior people management responsibilities with senior level team members as direct reports
  • Leadership style which fosters accountability, transparent communication and innovation
  • High level of emotional intelligence and confidence
  • Outstanding collaboration, strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to sell ideas to others outside of your direct team members
  • Experience with Digital, Data & Analytics and Open Source technologies desired
  • Healthcareexperiences preferred

Technology 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: 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.


Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2020-12-25

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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