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Technical Product Director - Basking Ridge, NJ

UnitedHealth Group

Basking Ridge, NJ
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743861 Technical Product Director Basking Ridge NJ

Technical Product Director - Basking Ridge, NJ (743861)

Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Positions in this function are predominantly involved in developing business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. Primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. *Employees in jobs labeled with SCA must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manages and is accountable for professional employees and/or supervisors
  • Impact of work is most often at the local level
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

Essential Functions:

  • Able to lead in an Agile or Waterfall environment. Understands agile methodology and can adjust management approach. Can function as Scrum leader
  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by the business partners and collaboratively works through solution scenarios that meet business needs
  • Partners with architecture to ensure the technology architecture evolves to meet business partner plans and needs
  • Collaborates with IT executive management, technology teams, architects and business partners to develop a roadmap and vision for the end-to-end platform
  • Contributes recommendations to business testing team (UAT) for platform releases
  • Takes accountability for the overall quality of the platform
  • Oversees testing quality in support of releases
  • Responsible for ensuring technical solutions meet business partner expectations in order to ensure buy-in and alignment
General Competencies:
  • Technical Savvy
  • Agile Experience
  • Business Acumen
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Leadership
  • Supervisory Responsibility

This position will work across teams and will also own supervisory responsibilities over several functions including quality and systems analysis and planning.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration or related experience
  • 10+ years of experience within information technology
  • 8+ of experience within the pharmacy services, healthcare services or related business
  • 8+ years of experience with staff development accountability
  • 6+ years in a role or related experience working with internal or external customers solving their business problems
  • Practical experience working with Executive and Sr. Executive management with proven ability to effectively communicate and interact with this audience level
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: Technical Product Director, Basking Ridge, NJ, New Jersey

Job Details

  • Contest Number743861
  • Job TitleTechnical Product Director - Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Basking Ridge, NJ
    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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