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738142 Manager Application Development

Manager Application Development (738142)

Position Description

As a Manager Applications Development you would lead, manage, or assist in managing a dynamic team with a focus on building applications leveraging multiple tools, languages, processes, and technologies.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for the analysis, design, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of the Managed Care Business Analyst Team
  • In addition, you will manage the efficient and effective applications and tools consistent with established specifications and business requirements

  • Key contributor in requirements definition of most complex business initiatives

  • Works at highest technical advisory level on the most difficult analysis and design assignments

  • Leads establishment of systems development protocols and / or selection of systems management approach involving major company investments

  • Works with business partners to document complex company-wide acceptance test plans

  • Functions as the lead of a Business Analyst Team of 4 to 6 employees

  • Will schedule, assign, direct, review, supervisor and manage the Business Analyst Team

  • Perform related follow-up and work coordination activities, including reporting and metrics, with others on the Business Analyst Team

  • Perform advisory role on complex projects

  • Plan, organize and lead technical aspects of large scale projects to successful conclusion

  • Perform general management functions including participating in technical assessments, performance reviews, mentoring, hiring, training

  • Will be considered the Senior Business subject matter expert

  • Lead conflict resolution for functionality between DEV, QA and Business SMEs

Success Factors:

  • Ability to lead others toward technical accomplishment, as a collaborative project team, in order to achieve project goals
  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced changing environment

  • Candidate must be able to support BA and QA teams in understanding commercial program determination rules, review all deliverables including but not limited to BRD, FSD and test case to make sure there quality meets the clients’ expectation

  • Candidate must be comfortable working with business and technical SMEs

  • Candidate must be able to triage defects that are identified and work with QA and Development teams to drive resolution


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable area of expertise
  • 5+ years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle

  • 5+ years of relational database experience

  • Experience writing and executing functional specifications

  • 1+ year previous leadership or management experience

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75%


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency with MS Visio

  • Healthcare Industry experience

  • Previous experience with onsite and remote/offshore team members

  • 3+ years of experience leading Open Enrollment for a state run health care exchange, with in depth knowledge of writing/reviewing business requirement for commercial and Medicaid household renewal, Plan mapping and Auto enrollment for Open enrollment period.

  • 3+ years of experience driving requirements development across multiple functionalities in a high stress complex business environment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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 Details

  • Contest Number738142
  • Job TitleManager Application Development
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • MA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • 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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