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Senior Business Architect - UHC Technology – Medicare & Retirement - Minnetonka MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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739798 Senior Business Architect UHC Technology Medicare Retirement Minnetonka MN

Senior Business Architect - UHC Technology – Medicare & Retirement - Minnetonka MN (739798)

Position Description

UnitedHealthcare is a company that is on the rise.  We are expanding in multiple directions and most of all in the way we think.  Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about transforming the health care industry.  Are you ready to make a difference?  Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Senior Business Architect role is accountable for managing and communicating the overall business and technology strategy for the UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement business segment.  As a Senior Business Architect, you will manage a team of business architects who will assess the overall health or our business capabilities, develop domain level business strategies, and then create a 3 year roadmap to enable those strategies and improve our capabilities.  With a focus on proactive consultation, guidance and partnership, a senior business architect must understand our business strategies and corresponding initiatives so that you can provide insights back to our business partners.


These insights include partnering with senior business leaders to determine the feasibility of new ideas, assessing emerging opportunities, identify Proof of Concept opportunities, translating strategy and business needs into complete, coordinating the development of business models, and working with other technology delivery organizations and other IT partners to guide the evolution of ideas into funded initiatives.  The Senior Business Architect plays an important role by bringing together information in ways that provide new insights and perspectives on operational effectiveness as well as future business opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a team of business architects that are responsible for leading capability planning sessions that identify deficiencies in people, process and technology across the M&R business segment
  • Clarify the M&R organization’s strategic intent by developing business domain level strategies and the corresponding 3-year business and operational roadmaps
  • Decompose business strategies into the capabilities required to execute against them
  • Facilitate discussion with business leaders to collectively assess capability health and articulate capability gaps/business challenges
  • Ensure strategic intent and impacts on supporting capabilities are mutually understood by the business and technology organizations
  • Define a set of processes, models and metrics to help management ensure that the business domains are working together to attain the company’s strategic vision and goals
  • Facilitate capability prioritization activities through examination of opportunity costs, benefits, duration and other prerequisites
  • Participate in the identification and evaluation of new business opportunities and then translate them into strategic initiatives where appropriate
  • Present cohesive models, capability blueprints, and roadmaps to executives and stakeholders in order to secure consensus on proposed capabilities and technology initiatives
  • Create high-level process and organizational views that enable executives to focus their attention on the most-important areas

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of business architecture experience
  • 3+ years leading business architect or business process improvement efforts
  • 2+ years of experience modeling business processes using industry standard modeling tools and practices
  • Experience managing relationships with senior and executive level business leaders
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and workplace savvy
  • Proven ability to see the big picture before getting into details
  • Detail oriented and organized
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience using a leading architecture planning tool such as Alphabet, Troux or Mega
  • 3+ years of experience with capability-based planning
  • TOGAF certification of value
  • College degree

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 Number739798
  • Job TitleSenior Business Architect - UHC Technology – Medicare & Retirement - Minnetonka MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    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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