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Vice President, Software Engineering - UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits - 921274

Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • Job Code
    921274

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In this newly created leadership role, you will be accountable for strategy, engineering, product delivery and the critical interface between business needs, user needs, and the technology capabilities for the UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits business (which includes hearing, dental, vision, financial protection and intermittent workforce as well as other lines of business). In addition to cSuite business relationships, you would own software engineering and delivery for all businesses. You will be expected to recommend technology solutions that can help grow the business, lower operational costs, drive efficiency and provide other business benefit.

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Specific responsibilities will include:

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  • Deliver software optimized for integration with our medical business
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  • Lead and coach on Agile product delivery across the organization
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  • Work with product managers to ensure clear roadmap and backlogs are in place
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  • Establish clear goals and objectives, develop KPIs that will clearly indicate progress towards those goals and business outcomes
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  • Simplify technology footprint by enabling enterprise assets and analyzing acquired technology
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  • Lead operational, security, performance and stability indicators
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  • Actively review customer feedback, while continuously incorporating findings into the product to measurably improve Net Promoter Score (NPS)
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  • Hire and develop high performing engineering teams
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In this role, you will represent and drive the UnitedHealthcare Technology (UHCT) strategy as follows:

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  • Define a platform consolidation plan for the specialty businesses and execute on that plan
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  • Implement a migration and integration plan for acquired businesses
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  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline internal operations
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  • Design and customize systems and platforms to improve customer experience
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  • Remain up to date on industry and technology trends to help provide a competitive advantage
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  • Drive E2E architecture and vision in partnership with UHCT Architects
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  • Manage internal and external partner integration and performance
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  • Ensure appropriate operational and performance monitoring
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  • Optimize operating model, throughput, and value we receive for our investments
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  • Identify and resolve barriers to effectively plan/build/run of technology assets
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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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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 15 + years of progressive technology leadership experiences
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  • 5 + years of experience in product development
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  • 5 + years leveraging and acting on customer insight data to exceed previously established business goals
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  • Previous success leading global software engineering teams of 100+ people and leading through other leaders
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  • Experience leading through influence in a large, matrixed, global environment
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  • Management of capital budgets of $25M +
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  • Experience managing the work of vendor teams to ensure UHCT quality, security and performance standards are met
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  • Track record of success building scalable technology solutions that support consumer experiences
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  • Broad technology experience, including complex systems integration and infrastructure expertise
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  • Demonstrated success leveraging technology to meet business objectives
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  • History of effective working relationships with cSuite leaders and key business partners to drive change agendas
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  • Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective
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  • History of executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions, which balancing competing priorities without losing momentum behind execution
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  • Leadership style which fosters accountability, transparent communication and innovation
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  • High level of emotional intelligence
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  • Outstanding collaboration, influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills
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  • Proven ability to sell ideas to people outside of your direct team members
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  • Innovative orientation and customer first mindset
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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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  • Prior experience serving as a CIO
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  • History of building teams from scratch
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  • Experience leading integrations & migrations a result of M&A
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  • Active/Previous participation in the Gartner CIO Executive Program
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  • Healthcare Specialty Benefits product background
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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

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $169,500 to $322,500. 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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Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-04-30

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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