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Manager - Applications Development - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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744386 Manager Applications Development Schaumburg IL

Manager - Applications Development - Schaumburg, IL (744386)

Position Description

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Will be responsible for the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of the Specialty Pharmacy
  • 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 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 processes
  • Functions as the lead of an Applications Team of 4 to 6 employees and coordinates the work of offshore resources
  • Will schedule, assign, direct, review, supervisor and manage the Technical Team
  • Perform related follow-up and work coordination activities, including reporting and metrics, with others on the Technical 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 Technical subject matter expert

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 change
  • Ability to improve processes and communication within the team and with the business
Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle
  • 5+ years of relational database experience
  • 5+ years previous leadership or management, experience
  • Experience with working with external vendors and reviewing contracts,
  • Experience with designing and implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Experience with managing, and testing web services

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Healthcare Industry or Pharmacy experience preferred
  • Oracle EBS experience preferred
  • Experience with managing onsite and remote/offshore team members

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)

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 Details

  • Contest Number744386
  • Job TitleManager - Applications Development - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    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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