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Manager of Applications Development - Horsham, PA

UnitedHealth Group

Horsham, PA
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736553 Manager of Applications Development Horsham PA

Manager of Applications Development - Horsham, PA (736553)

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
  • 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 solid Agile experience
  • 5+ years of experience with project prioritization and resource allocations, defining strategic project road mapping and working with business customers
  • 5+ years of leadership or management experience managing teams of 10+ resources within application development
  • 3+ years of J2EE experience
  • 5+ years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare Industry experience
  • Project Manager experience
  • Experience with web based online enrollment systems used by agents and members
  • Previous experience with onsite and remote team members
  • Previous experience working in a highly matrixed organization

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, J2EE, SDLC, project manager, healthcare, Horsham, PA

Job Details

  • Contest Number736553
  • Job TitleManager of Applications 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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