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Senior IT Architecture Analyst - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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737890 Senior IT Architecture Analyst Schaumburg IL

Senior IT Architecture Analyst - Schaumburg, IL (737890)

Position Description

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care.

Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you.
In this Senior IT Architecture Analyst role, you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, performing options analysis, ensuring quality/alignment of Designs, and you will demonstrate and knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards. You will also be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and the components required to support it and the integration of corporate and technical architectures and applications.

The resource is to play a key support role with the business and IT teams in the development of the product and strategic outlook. They will ensure the design is architecturally sound, minimizes technical debt, and evaluates for opportunities to reuse or create building blocks. We continue to fall short with the solution and designs of the application due to lack of seeing the products usage from an end to end and strategic perspective. There is need for a dedicated architect for the RxBuilder and Zynchros formulary applications due to the size, scale and complexity of the formulary projects. A dedicated architect will ensure that we are designing and developing the application(s) to support the volume of the combined organization and anticipated growth and ongoing formulary strategic projects are slated.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
  • You will provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues
  • You will coach, provide feedback and guide others
  • You will maintain knowledge of current domains and strategic roadmaps
  • You will identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • You will incorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designs
  • You will support applicable modeling efforts (e.g., data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling)
  • You will provide oversight of conceptual designs to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture governance (e.g., principles, policies, standards, future-state reference architectures)
  • You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
  • You will be responsible for maintaining awareness of current business and industry issues/trends and incorporate into enterprise architecture designs as appropriate
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or a minimum of 5 years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of Information Technology Architecture Analysis experience
  • 5+ years of development experience including full life cycle activities
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Solid understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • 5+ years of experience building multi-tier applications using (applicable skill set such as Java, .NET, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with Ab_INICIO

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 Keywords: Information Technology, architecture analysis, data, solution architecture, health care industry, healthcare industry, IT, data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling, Architecture Analyst, Agile methodology, Ab_INICIO

Job Details

  • Contest Number737890
  • Job TitleSenior IT Architecture Analyst - 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 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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