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IT Architect Consultant - Digital - Schaumburg, IL, Eden Prairie, MN or Irvine, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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742181 IT Architect Consultant Digital Schaumburg IL Eden Prairie MN or Irvine CA

IT Architect Consultant - Digital - Schaumburg, IL, Eden Prairie, MN or Irvine, CA (742181)

Position Description

In this Digital IT Architect Consultant role, you will be a key participant in the development, communication and implementation of the organization's product architecture strategy and plan. Including the technical components required to support the integration, consolidation and simplification of digital platform architectures and products.
The Digital Solution Architect will operate in a complex and diverse architectural landscape within the pharmacy benefits and services space. Individual will be accountable for providing Solutions Architecture support
including defining and documenting architectural details, business drivers, technology drivers, technology constraints, facilitation and articulation of solution options (with TCO, ROI, benefit alignment and roadmap
alignment) and gaining alignment across a wide variety of stakeholders on the target solutions. Works with segment architects and delivery leaders to identify, propose and influence business solutions. Successful candidate will have demonstrated success in developing architectural strategies for Portal and Mobile technology platforms. Leads and facilitates solution analysis efforts, affecting multiple business lines and technologies. Acts as a liaison between segment architects, developers & various SME technologists.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead Digital Solution Architecture activities for OptumRx Portal/Mobile programs and participate in cross segment projects and programs
  • Performs impact analysis of making changes affecting multiple application systems or functional domains and develops cost / benefit analysis for each identified solution
  • Architects the entire solution across critical architecture domains Business/Process, Application/Services, Data/Information, Technology/Infrastructure/ Operations, Security etc.
  • Work across business areas, applications, data domains and technologies
  • Work across multiple organizations, functions and suppliers
  • Ensure solutions meet business needs along with architecturally significant functional and nonfunctional requirements
  • Ensure solutions are delivered as designed and be the single owner for the solution defined
  • Decompose business programs into an actionable set of activities, to include business process modeling, simulation, and validating the business premise
  • Ensures solution architectures in their domain adhere to enterprise architecture technical and functional strategies, policies, standards and practices while contributing to broader EA activities
  • Supports the Application Subject Matter Experts in development of estimates / validation of estimates
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities
  • Performs architectural quality review checks on as built deliveries into production
  • Develops solutions in alignment with UnitedHealth Group and OptumTech architecture vision, standards & strategy
  • Leads proof of concept/prototypes/pilot projects as a subject matter expert and have the ability to gain buy-in on the proposed solutions
  • Serve as technical owner and point of contact for Product Architecture solution definition
  • Proactively seek opportunities to optimize and enhance current technology portfolio, capabilities and processes
  • Stay up to date on current technology trends, solutions and vendors


Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of progressive architecture experience, preferably across Digital, web service, business and data architecture domains
  • 4+ specific years as a Solutions Architect
  • 5+ years of experience leading transformative initiatives in large enterprise organizations working across multiple lines of businesses
  • Experience with product life-cycle process from conception through development into production
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and maturation of Digital Product Architecture
  • Familiarity with multiple technology platforms, patterns, methodologies and frameworks (ex: Portals/Mobile, SOA, BPM, ECM, MDM, TOGAF, Zachman) 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the PBM/healthcare services or adjacent space
  • Experience with Business Process Modeling, Business Process
  • Management, and/or Business Process Automation
  • Hands-on experience with production deployed BPM solutions
  • Architectural Re-engineering, Operations, Business and Technology
  • Transformation experience

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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: Architecture, Digital, web service, Portals/Mobile, SOA, BPM, ECM, MDM, TOGAF, Zachman

Job Details

  • Contest Number742181
  • Job TitleIT Architect Consultant - Digital - Schaumburg, IL, Eden Prairie, MN or Irvine, CA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN
    Irvine, CA

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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