Senior Applications Architect - UHC M&R IS - Horsham, PA or Telecommute at Optum

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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)
An individual in the Architecture job family is a strategic resource for UnitedHealth Group. This individual could be involved across many aspects of architecture, design, build, engineering and implementation of technical solutions and capabilities providing technical leadership.
Responsible for communicating overall architecture vision, technical strategies, and trade-offs across various levels in the organization to gain buy-in. Will provide recommendations and technical guidance to improve performance, reliability, and reusability within the constraints of budget, resource and business dependencies. In base and mid-level roles, engages across teams in a capacity that ranges from assisting on in-flight initiatives, up to technical briefings and demonstrations of new technologies across the organization. In senior level roles, leads business solutions, capabilities, and is a strong influencer that engages with client executives and stakeholders.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide architectural solutions to various business and technical problems and lead architecture/design discussions
  • Design and implement shared reusable architectural components and frameworks using Springboot
  • Redesign existing components to a micro-services architecture and migrate to the cloud
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement POCs of new tools and technologies
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise in Cloud, Micro-services, and architecture best practices and standards
  • Maintain architectural documentation working within standards defined
  • Ensure scrums teams compliance with architectural standards and best practices
  • Mentor & provide Subject Matter Expertise and architectural guidance to the development teams as needed
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to the cloud and architectural solutions
  • Work with Delivery Managers and scrum masters to help determine work estimates and scope

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:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Application Architecture role
  • 5+ years of experience and solid expertise in Cloud and Micro-services architecture and design patterns
  • 5+ years of experience and Solid expertise in Springboot, Spring Cloud
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in delivering multi-tier web based applications
  • 3+ Experience working as part of an agile delivery team
  • Experience with CICD, automation, and configuration management tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, and Chef
  • Solid understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • Solid understanding of network, and cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to travel once per quarter to Horsham, PA for planning sessions
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Cloud related certification
  • Experience with Docker, and at least one of the cloud platforms (OpenShift, AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Healthcare Insurance industry experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The Salary range for Colorado Connecticut and Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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/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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