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Director Software Engineering - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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754842 Director Software Engineering Eden Prairie MN

Director Software Engineering - Eden Prairie, MN (754842)

Position Description

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)
Our experienced technology professionals offer deep technical experience in their area of focus and are committed to delivering efficient, technology-based solutions to our clients.  By combining our technical capabilities with our industry experiences, we create unmatched market offerings to solve our clients' business issues.  Additionally, we have long-term partnerships with many of the world's leading technology companies, allowing us to understand solution alternatives and recommend and support the most appropriate solution for our clients. By leveraging these elements, we are able to help our clients convert leading edge ideas into tangible results.
This is a key leadership role within the Payment Integrity Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Error capability.   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.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and management over multiple agile scrum teams responsible for a multi-million dollar portfolio of software applications across the payment integrity program.
  • Work directly with Sr. Business and IT leaders to support the growth and optimization of Payment Integrity
  • Drive strategic product and technology roadmaps to create solutions that delight our customers.
  • Empower software delivery teams to rapidly deliver software through the use of automation and “everything-as-code” best practices.
  • Ensure application stability with dev-ops best practices for rapid problem triage and resolution.
  • Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies and evangelizing their adoption.
  • Be the technical decision maker to drive the portfolio toward modern best practices while meeting customer’s needs.
  • Ensuring on schedule, on budget, on scope delivery within client quality goals
  • Financial management
  • 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
  • Adapting to and remaining effective in a changing environment
Required Qualifications:
  • BS / BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of agile software product delivery and management experience
  • 1+ year experience delivering software to a Public and/or Private cloud utilizing IaaS and/or PaaS cloud paradigms
  • Proven record of software application delivery focusing on open source commodity solutions.
  • Experience with software automation including test automation, deployment automation, database management automation, operations automation.
  • Experience leading development using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps etc.
  • A record of successful delivery of software products/large multi-million dollar programs in a managerial/leadership capacity
  • Broad understanding of technology and how it’s used to drive business growth and/or efficiencies
  • Demonstrated ability to process, architecture and software engineering principles, methods and tools to business challenges
  • Exceptional communication skills and the demonstrable ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization including senior technology and business leaders
  • Results-oriented individual with strong coaching, decision making, influencing, mentoring, negotiation, problem solving and situational analysis skills
  • Global team experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience with claims, coordination of benefits and risk solutions a plus
  • Experience with data and analytic focused software application
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)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: Director, Software, Engineering, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number754842
  • Job TitleDirector Software Engineering - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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