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Manager of Application Development - Horsham, PA

UnitedHealth Group

Horsham, PA
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738279 Manager of Application Development Horsham PA

Manager of Application Development - Horsham, PA (738279)

Position Description

UnitedHealthcare's Medicare & Retirement Insurance Solutions IT organization is seeking a Manager of Applications Development to lead, manage and assist in managing a dynamic team with a focus on writing code and developing applications leveraging multiple tools, languages, processes, and technologies.


If you are a strong manager and technologist who is passionate about quality, is experienced in the Lean - Agile culture, and J2EE and is excited to work on a program with broad impact - this is an opportunity you'll find truly rewarding! You will work with the most up to date technologies and will work on end to end architecture solutions, gaining exposure to senior executives. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit the principles and practices of Lean-Agile leadership
  • Responsible for the coaching and career development of direct reports
  • Responsible for eliminating impediments, and actively evolving the systems
  • Have final accountability for effective value delivery, build and lead team
  • Eliminate impediments and evolve systems and practices in support of Lean-Agile development
  • Evaluate performance, including team input; provide guidance and corrective actions
  • Serve as Agile coach and advisor to Agile Teams
  • Build partnerships with Suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, partners, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with Release Train Engineers (RTEs), Solution Train Engineers (STEs) and system stakeholders to help ensure alignment and effective execution of Strategic ThemeWork with the System Architect/Engineer, Product Managers, and Product Owners to establish clear EPIC/Feature content
  • Understand, teach, or sponsor technical skills development to support high-quality code, components, systems, and Solutions
  • Assist in Audit readiness and compliance activities

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of previous leadership or management experience within application development
  • 10+ years of J2EE experience
  • 5+ years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle
  • 3+ years of relational database experience
  • 3+ years of solid Agile experience
  • Prior experience working as an Applications Developer
  • Experience managing teams of 10 or more employees


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare Industry experience
  • Previous experience with onsite and remote/offshore team members
  • Previous experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Prior experience with UHG systems

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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 Keywords: agile, change, management, J2EE, application, development, manage, lead, Horsham, PA

Job Details

  • Contest Number738279
  • Job TitleManager of Application Development - Horsham, PA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentMedicare and Retirement

Job Location Information

  • Horsham, PA
    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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