Software Architect - (naviHealth) - Brentwood, TN at Optum

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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)
The Software Architect in the Engineering organization provides technical leadership and guidance to the Engineering team in designing solutions for our enterprise products that help our customers succeed in improving the care outcome and reducing healthcare cost in the continuum of care spectrum for the patients.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with Product Management and relevant business stakeholders in understanding key business and product requirements and lead efforts in collaborating within Engineering in solution and design to satisfy those requirements. Provide high-level effort estimates for such solutions
  • Direct platform and systems-level architecture design and decisions. Optimize implementation approach to the target architectural roadmap and enforce technology and architecture standards and procedures
  • Work closely with internal engineering leaders across different software products to define and design platform architecture blueprint and roadmap and build consensus around it
  • Establish a unified, consistent architecture framework and patterns that are aligned to the business goals and objectives
  • Work with engineering teams to define the high-level implementation approach to the target design or solution to ensure the most efficient and effective approach to the goal, balancing quality and effort
  • Externally act as the technical point person for Engineering to participate in the enterprise Architecture Review Board
  • Collaborate with other teams and locations across naviHealth on cross platforms solutioning and design
  • Lead enterprise-level technology proof of concepts. Evaluate new and emerging technologies (software, tools, etc.) to be at the forefront of technical innovation
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested

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 related field
  • 10+ years of experience designing and building Enterprise-class SaaS products using technologies like Java/.Net, Spring, Web/RESTful services, SQL Server/Oracle, KAFKA, MongoDB and AWS/Azure; practical experience implementing microservices pattern
  • 7+ years hands-on development experience using web and cloud technologies and tools
  • 2+ years hands-on experience working on container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of multithreading, scalability, and application of design patterns supporting high availability services
  • Solid exposure and experience with leading front-end technologies (Angular.js, Node.js, Bootstrap, React)
  • Lead the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of navihealth's initiatives in cloud computing and automation
  • Proven record in designing and solutioning enterprise-level SaaS platforms
  • Deep technical skill and possess solid business acumen
  • Comfortable working in an Agile, fast-paced environment and have a history of solving complex problems with solid design principles and simplicity
  • 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 COVID-19 Vaccine.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Ability to exercise balanced judgment between the technologies, design and the needs of the business
  • Ability to lead by example and influence; strong ability to work across multiple teams and locations to build consensus
  • Ability to lead and contribute to parallel projects spread across multiple development teams
  • Essential multi-tasking skill and ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Outstanding servant leadership, time management, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently

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.
naviHealth, part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, combines the talents of our dedicated staff and leading-edge technology to deliver compassionate care to seniors nationwide. With millions of lives touched, we are innovating the way health care is delivered from hospital to home so seniors can lead more fulfilling lives. A career with us means making an impact in the lives of those we serve, including vulnerable populations who benefit from care that is more efficient, more effective and more human. Our environment empowers our team members to elevate our interactions with each other and the experiences we deliver to our patients, giving them more days at home. Join our team, it's your chance to improve the lives of millions while doing 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 bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug tvest before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: software, architect, Brentwood, TN, Waltham, MA
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