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Director of Software Engineering Cloud and API Solutions - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Director of Software Engineering Cloud and API Solutions - Eden Prairie, MN(Job Number:700367)

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)
Optum provides technology solutions development and integration across the SDLC including requirements, functional specs, design, custom development, integration, testing, and deployment.  Our team maintains a strong focus on structuring, managing, and implementing complex technical solutions requiring deep business expertise, process optimization, and business operations knowledge to achieve significant and measurable business value.
This is a key leadership role within the Payment Integrity Software Engineering leadership team. We are looking for a strong leader who is collaborative, a self - starter, can take ownership/ accountability and drive results. This role will involve managing and working with distributed, global teams with multiple stakeholders. This person needs to be comfortable dealing with complexity and ambiguity. In this role, in addition to being part of the Payment Integrity Technology Leadership Team, this role will also drive and create the strategic initiative for APIs for all of Optum Product Engineering.  You will leverage existing Optum assets in close partnership with our Cloud Strategic initiative to create Product Engineering process to increase adoption and publication of our modern APIs.  
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and management of teams responsible for commercial software development and the introduction of new technologies in the Cloud and API Space
  • Lead the technology transformation from our legacy Data and Analytic platforms to a “Big Data” Cloud based Modern Software paradigm
  • Create a common framework and repository for the development of Modern APIs available to the Optum Product Engineering Team
  • Work directly with Sr. Business and IT leaders to support the growth and optimization of Payment Integrity
  • Demonstrate leadership in the context of software engineering and be an evangelist for engineering best practices
  • Create next generation commercial applications to use our Data as a strategic platform to grow the top line revenue
  • Stay abreast of leading - edge technologies in the industry evaluating emerging software technologies
  • Be responsible for the financial management of the functional area
  • Work collaboratively with all business areas to assess unmet/new business needs and solutions
  • Encourage the growth of direct and indirect reports through skills development, objectives and goal setting; holds direct reports accountable for meeting performance standards and departmental performance goals; mentors staff; measures staff performance and completes regular performance reviews and ranking

Job IT Data Warehousing/Analytics
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location US-Minnesota
Organization PEDS - Product Engineering
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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