The Product Engineering & Data Services team at Optum Global Solutions (OGS), which is part of the OGS Technology organization, has grown over the years to 1,700 people, supporting the Optum Insight products organization, and the UnitedHealthcare technology needs in the data engineering space. The overall work is split almost evenly between the US and the rest of the world. The Product Engineering team has about 700 - 800 FTE, supporting and working on about 20 or so product lines. The maturity of product ownership within this set of products varies, from pure staffing through to component ownership resident in India. Broadly, the Product Engineering team is organised by business lines (e.g. Payer, Provider, etc.). The Data Services team of about 700 - 800 people helps engineer, support, and make enhancements to the Enterprise Data Warehouse, provide the technical know-how for delivering Analytics and Insight through the Big Data platforms used by the company, and also support some analytics - based products taken to market by Optum.
OGS is looking to bring on board a senior technology leader, based in our Hyderabad, India location, to spearhead the Product Engineering & Data Services organization in India, with the key responsibility for evangelizing the product engineering capability globally, creating additional value - added propositions for Optum and UHC, and inspiring confidence in global stakeholders to evolve the engineering practices over time and transfer greater ownership of their product lifecycle requirements to our global locations in India and Ireland.
In this role, the Vice President, Product Engineering & Data Services will be required to take complete ownership of product engineering / delivery and continuously improve processes. S / he will be accountable for building high level functional capabilities that extend beyond engineering - ie, Product Architecture through to Engineering Delivery and Product Management / Product Strategy. Importantly, s / he will be required to closely collaborate with internal stakeholders to increase the value share of work done in India, and will own the capability - building effort towards that goal.