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Senior IT Architect - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

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751739 Senior IT Architect Eden Prairie MN

Senior IT Architect - Eden Prairie, MN (751739)

Position Description

Ready to raise your game by a quantum leap? At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. If you enjoy working on an elite team, empowered to do your best, this is your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. This is an opportunity to demonstrate and your knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards while guiding the development, communication and implementation of our evolving technology architecture along with the components required to support it. Join this history making team and find out the impact you can have with the support and resources of a Fortune 6 Company.


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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Incorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designs
  • Support applicable modeling efforts (e.g., data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling)
  • Provide oversight of conceptual designs to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture governance (e.g., principles, policies, standards, future-state reference architectures)
  • Switch between developer and architect roles quickly for the overall software execution
  • Champion emerging Big Data/NOSQL/Streaming technologies and drive POCs for efficiency gains in software delivery

The complexity of this role can be challenging. We’ll rely on your expertise and leadership experience to bridge the gap between the technical and the business realm. The experience you will gain working at such a large enterprise will be invaluable.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of information technology architecture analysis experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience building multi-tier applications using Java or .Net including full life cycle activities
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Solid understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • Deep understanding of data technologies such as data warehousing, ETL/ELT, MDM, BI and Analytical Tools
  • 2+ years experience with XML file validation in a Unix environment
  • 1+ years experience with Big Data (preferably Hadoop, NOSQL, Hive, Storm, MapReduce, Spark, Kafka)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Experience working with offshore teams

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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: Information Technology, architecture analysis, data, solution architecture, Java, .Net, metadata management, data quality process, data models, data warehousing, ETL/ELT, MDM, BI, analytical tools, application architecture, health care industry, healthcare industry, IT, data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling, Architecture Analyst, Agile methodology, SOA, IT development, technology, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number751739
  • Job TitleSenior IT Architect - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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