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Solution Architect - UnitedHealthcare Information Services

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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742500 Solution Architect UnitedHealthcare Information Services

Solution Architect - UnitedHealthcare Information Services (742500)

Position Description






UnitedHealthcare is focused on delivering best in class services to our stakeholders.  Key to our success are operational and financial capabilities that support service delivery.  As a Solution Architect, you will work across multiple lines of business to evolve our capabilities and design solutions that help the enterprise achieve its strategic goals. 





Primary responsibilities will include:




  • Ensuring that capital programs stay aligned to the UnitedHealthcare technology strategy while leveraging existing components and capabilities across the business landscape

  • Modeling the technical landscape to analyze the alignment of business capabilities with delivered technology and IT solutions 

  • Analyzing the current technology environment to detect opportunities for improvement and collaborating with enterprise architecture and development teams to recommend solutions

  • 'Selling' the Enterprise Architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results

  • Defining the principles that guide technology decisions

  • Designing and leading the implementation of Technology Architecture (reference architecture) based on business requirements and IT strategies, as well as being a champion to rectify gaps and ‘pain points’ within the current state

  • Influencing the development, communication and implementation of the enterprise technology architecture

  • Designing solutions following the roadmap incorporating technical, information management, and business architecture architectural tenets

  • Building end-to-end solution plans that define the ideal and future state systems solution, scope of solution initiatives, solution delivery sequencing, assumptions and risks

  • Assisting with the governance activities associated with ensuring Enterprise Technology Architecture compliance

  • Consulting on solution architecture implementations and modification activities (projects), particularly for new and/or shared solutions

  • Participating in the evaluation and selection of technology and product standards, as well as the designing of standard configurations

  • Facilitating change and process improvement within the architecture community

  • Collaborating with quality teams to drive continuous improvement for technology solutions






Minimum Qualifications:



  • 5 + years of experience in software or systems engineering complex systems

  • Proven technology modeling skills

  • Demonstrated ability to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives

  • Track record of success ing multiple technical solutions to business problems

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation

  • Ability to understand the long-term (big picture) and short-term perspectives of situations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience




Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with digital technology solutions

  • Experience with business process modeling and business process management

  • Experience with large scale domain or enterprise solution analysis development, selection and implementation

  • Experience with strategic planning, portfolio management, and/or application/technology road mapping

  • Broad systems architecture design, planning and implementation experiences

  • Knowledge of IT governance








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 Number742500
  • Job TitleSolution Architect - UnitedHealthcare Information Services
  • 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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