Director, Software Development - Telecommute at Optum (Minneapolis, MN or Remote)

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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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Preferred locations are MN, NJ or PA.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supporting multiple global/geographically distributed teams
  • Responsible for a group of high performing scrum Masters/Project Managers
  • Understands and manages to department budget
  • Influences functioning of other teams (across portfolio) in terms of best practices, improvements etc. Has visibility at the Department level
  • Accountability for successful project implementation on time and on budget
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to multiple levels of leadership
  • Who you are:
    • You love developing and growing people and have a track record doing it
    • You have experience in leading, managing, cross functional, global teams towards delivering timely, high-quality software
    • You have experience in encouraging a solid culture in an agile environment
    • You are experienced in working with a diverse set of partners and helping them understand the trade-offs to different product and technical decisions
    • You care about agile software processes, development, reliability, and responsible experimentation
    • You have experience in implementing change and IT transformation initiatives
    • You can navigate ambiguity with ease and confidence
  • What you'll do:
    • Build and lead a team through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
    • Drive and be accountable for technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution
    • Facilitate collaboration with other teams and peers in solving exciting and challenging problems across the platform
    • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
    • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the things we value
    • Be an active member of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organization

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:
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field, advanced degree preferred
  • 10+ years of IT experience leading teams, Healthcare background preferred
  • 10+ years Project and Program Management experience
  • 5+ years in growing and managing geographically distributed teams using successful recruiting, employee development, and retention
  • 5+ years advanced project planning and execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules
  • 5+ years knowledge of budget management
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in technology, engineering, or science
  • Experience with Product planning, MVP Scoping and iterative product delivery
  • Exceptional communication skills and experience presenting to a C-level audience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*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.
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