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Director, Application Development - Ontario, CA or Irvine, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Ontario, CA
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Director, Application Development - Ontario, CA or Irvine, CA(Job Number:697852)

Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology.

Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as a Manager of Application Development. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As part of our development team, you will predominantly be involved in building business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. You'll stretch your skills and grow your careers as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with the established specifications and business requirements in order to deliver business value.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directs the development, communication and enforcement of technology standards and practices
  • Manage a team of high performing technical resources to deliver robust software that meets quality, product, security and project requirements
  • Design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations; incorporate security requirements into design; and provide input to information/data flow, and understand and comply with project life cycle methodology in all planning steps
  • Adhere to IT Control Policies throughout design, development and testing and incorporate Optum Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications
  • Manage and coordinate the development of new functionality, testing and implementing scheduled vendor releases, system upgrades, and fixing system defects
  • Responsible for planning and ensuring professional development initiatives are met within the team
  • Directs work assignments, measures results and initiates personnel actions as required
  • Provides technical leadership for the design, deployment and operation of IT software; management of IT Applications including, but not limited to Microsoft .NET technology, Microsoft SQL Server and various other mission critical software products
  • Documents processes and procedures; changes or refines processes when necessary
  • Provide experienced leadership to the product life cycle process including establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology tailored to best meet the organization's needs
  • Ensure compliance with established laws/regulations//requirements (e.g., HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, PHI, PII, etc.)
  • Conducts research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development application tools and methodologies are adopted
  • Directs processes to ensure the proper levels of quality controls are enforced
  • Making personnel decisions regarding employment, development, performance evaluations, salary changes, promotions, transfers, and terminations
  • Superior organizational and communication skills are required as well as maintaining a customer service oriented approach

Job Applications Development
Primary Location US-CA-Ontario
Other Location US-CA-Irvine
Organization NAMM California
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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