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UnitedHealth Group Architect - Hartford, CT or Telecommute in Hartford, Connecticut

Optum 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)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product management, portfolio and technology architecture leads to plan out, document and execute strategic product family delivery roadmaps - including blueprints and reference architectures

  • Use a consultative, agile approach to solving problems that support business, technology, and financial strategies with defined architecture principles

  • Collaborate with our business partners and product managers to understand / influence business requirements, capability, and feature definition

  • Demonstrate understanding of cross - functional / cross - domain requirements, non-functional requirements and impacts

  • Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions. Utilize those findings to influence our technology strategy and solution design

  • Facilitate / lead / participate in identification of solution options and features and prepare related estimates for business cases

  • Create architecture deliverables that describe the solution that other teams can follow

  • Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans)

  • Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions and follow the exception / waiver process as needed as part of the architecture governance model

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:

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in IT Solution Delivery

  • 4+ years of solution and/or enterprise architecture experience creating architecture artifacts such as blueprints and reference architects

  • 4+ years in a role that made decisions across an enterprise, and not just one or two business units

  • 2+ years of experience with designing and implementing cloud architectures (Azure, AWS or GCP)

  • 2+ years in Agile Delivery methods

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with event-driven, microservice product architectures

  • Experience with AI/ML

  • Certifications a plus in TOGAF, Cloud, or Agile

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado 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

Job Keywords: Architect, IT Solution Delivery, Azure, AWS, GCP, Agile, Hartford, CT, Connecticut