Salesforce Lead Architect - Telecommute at Optum (Kansas City, MO or Remote)

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UnitedHealthcare 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)
In this Salesforce Architecture Analyst role, you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, performing options analysis, ensuring quality/alignment of Designs, support project and/or product teams on functional and technical solution/design activities; defining interaction between application packages, databases, and middleware systems to prioritize product functional coverage, and you will demonstrate and apply knowledge of Salesforce platform. You will also be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the UnitedHealthcare Dental's Salesforce Platform and associated initiatives.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess and translate customer needs and requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce.com platform
  • Conduct complex analysis and design solutions to solve complex problems Salesforce platform
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with business objectives
  • Work with the implementation teams to ensure that designs are understood, tested, and implemented correctly
  • Act as a credible subject matter expert and provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership, coach, and provide feedback and guidance to others
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes to our Salesforce instance
  • Responsible for maintaining awareness of current business and industry issues/trends and incorporate into our Salesforce platform architecture designs as appropriate
  • Maintain knowledge of Salesforce features and keep on top of new features within the force.com platform, API's, Apex, Lightning UI/UX, Communities and declarative tools such as Process Builder and Flows, etc.
  • Establish technical best practices and/or align with organization best practices
  • Advise and mentor diverse internal and vendor teams
  • Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders
  • Incorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designs while enduring alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, tech roadmaps)
  • Develop and document solution diagrams, reference architecture, map decision logic trees etc.
  • Creating estimates for potential projects
  • Influence the overall architecture of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understand all aspects of technology stack for each project and the details of integration between multiple systems

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:
  • 5+ years of experience implementing IT solution delivery and architecture
  • 4+ years of solutioning in Salesforce.com platform
  • 4+ years of experience with Apex, Visualforce, Triggers, SOQL, and SOSL
  • 3+ years of experience and deep understanding of API, standards & frameworks, including Rest and SOAP webservices
  • 2+ years of experience building applications on Salesforce.com platform
  • 2+ years of experience in iterative and/or Agile and/or Scrum methodology
  • Solid understanding of Salesforce platform, features, and capabilities
  • Knowledge of integration architecture as well as third-party integration tools and ETL such as Informatica Cloud with Salesforce.com

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Salesforce.com administrator certification
  • Salesforce.com developer certification
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience
  • Salesforce Tableau CRM experience
  • Salesforce Healthcloud experience
  • Health care industry experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

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
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AffirmativSe 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 bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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An Insider's view of Optum

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Many companies have a standard 8-hour day, but we don’t. Optum is a global company, so we recognize that working hours are different for everyone depending on their situation. Optum has implemented flexible working policies that allow employees to work from home in addition to the traditional office setting with virtual tools to support everyone.

Rachel

Chief of Staff

What projects are you most excited about?

My teams work on Digital Benefits where our mission is to deliver benefit clarity, cost transparency, and guidance towards increasing healthy outcomes for our members! One exciting project that we just finished was the Mental Health Hub, where we worked to spotlight member's mental health benefits offered by their United Healthcare health plans.

Tim

Senior Software Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

At Optum the ideal of helping people live healthier lives transcends the healthcare industry and applies to our employee experience. Through meaningful mentorships and participation in holistic leadership development programs, I have been empowered to show up as the best version of my authentic self at home and at work to pursue my life’s purpose.

Kat

Technology Product Director

How does the company support your career growth?

I started with the company 12 years ago and have been promoted 5 times. As an analyst, I provided leaders with meaningful analytics needed for decision-making. Now as a Director, I’m the one making the decisions. I’m responsible for creating effective business strategy, executing tactical plans, and helping drive patent culture transformation.

Komal

Director, UHG Invention Program

What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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