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Business Architect - PA, WI or Internal Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Horsham, PA
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733007 Business Architect PA WI or Internal Telecommute

Business Architect - PA, WI or Internal Telecommute (733007)

Position Description

Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you.


In this role, as a Business Architect, you will work within our Insurance Solutions group, tasked with administering the AARP Medicare Supplement Program, a division of Medicare and Retirement.  You will play a key role in structuring the business operating model in terms of its business processes and business information. You will support the alignment of strategic goals and objectives to the business project portfolio.  Your primary focus is enabling business outcomes through execution of an integrated view of the enterprise using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, and available industry standard techniques.


As a Business Architect you will work with others at every level of the organization soliciting strategic imperatives from senior leaders and executives, and supporting business unit managers as they leverage business architecture artifacts to create their business plans. Finally, you may provide direct input into the governance cycle that supports the achievement of key goals, planning and execution of various business scenarios, and delivery of bottom line business value.


Telecommute for this role is only open to internal candidates.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a business architecture model based on a situational awareness of various business scenarios and motivations
  • a structured business architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the enterprise
  • Capture the tactical and strategic enterprise goals that provide traceability through the organization and are mapped to metrics that provide ongoing governance
  • Describe the primary business functions of the enterprise and distinguish between customer-facing, supplier-related, business execution and business management functions
  • Define the set of strategic, core and support processes that transcend functional and organizational boundaries; identify and describe external entities such as customers, suppliers, and external systems that interact with the business; and describe which people, resources and controls are involved in the processes
  • Define the data shared across the enterprise and the relationships between those data
  • Capture the relationships among roles, capabilities and business units, the decomposition of those business units into sub units, and the internal or external management of those units

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a Business Architect
  • 7+ years of experience planning and deploying business and IT initiatives
  • 7+ years of experience showing progression of leadership, responsibility, knowledge, and experience
  • Experience developing and/or documenting service and capability models
  • Experience working on broad, enterprise-wide projects
  • Experience identifying structural issues within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
  • Experience assimilating and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues
  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business
  • Experience creating high-level models used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, or Healthcare Management
  • Six Sigma certification
  • The ability to visualize and create high-level models that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
  • Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities
  • Advanced organizational skills that enables categorization and classification of available information

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)



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: business architect, six sigma, Horsham, PA, Wauwatosa, WI, telecommute, remote, work from home

Job Details

  • Contest Number733007
  • Job TitleBusiness Architect - PA, WI or Internal Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentMedicare and Retirement

Job Location Information

  • Horsham, PA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsWauwatosa, WI

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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