As part of a newly forming Architecture team for United Healthcare's Network and Provider Shared Services business, you will be accountable for driving technology planning activities to enable business-IT alignment. You will be responsible for ensuring programs are aligned to the IT strategy, leverage enterprise components were possible, advance the state of our IT assets, and support enterprise systems plans. The position will include Leading Program Solution Architecture activities which involve more detailed analysis and definition of technical solutions. In this leadership by influence role, you will be expected to drive technology roadmap development and prioritization efforts. This is a high visibility role with considerable opportunity for driving innovation and providing technical leadership. The ideal candidate is a strong team player who understands Payer and/or Provider wide technologies, infrastructure, application teams, and can work through technical road maps. This candidate is ready to roll up their sleeves, works well within a matrixed management structure, possesses a broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and an appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance. You will have exceptional communication skills and the demonstrable ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization. Primary Responsibilities: Serve as the single point of leadership for Provider IS Technology Solutions engagements with the businessUnderstanding business stakeholders, business strategy and business objectivesUnderstanding contractual obligations and alignment to business capabilitiesUnderstanding current state of the business and the supporting technology Partnering with business architecture resources to develop current state technology landscapes that support the business capabilitiesUnderstanding and documenting supporting applications, data, platforms and infrastructure and how they can be used to improve the businessDrive strategic and transitional planning for applications, information and business functions Research, identify, and recommend innovative solutions for solving business problemsDeveloping future state technology landscapes supporting capability roadmapsDeveloping and managing technology roadmaps for migrating to desired future state Engaging with stakeholders (at the executive level and below) to ensure alignment to technology roadmaps and solutionsAssisting business and IT leaders in creating the right programs and projects (aligned with achieving desired target states)Building understanding of scope for programs and projects to align with technical objectives and roadmapsGoverning projects to ensure alignment with strategiesEnsuring that projects are building towards the desired future stateContinuously evolving the systems strategy and technology roadmap to maintain alignment with business strategy and objectives as well as the technology landscapeLeading, coaching, managing and mentoring team membersEngaging in RFP responses and SOW activities
Required Qualifications: 10+ years overall business/ technology experience7+ years of experience with broad systems architecture design, planning and implementation 5+ years of experience in software solution, design and engineering 5+ years of experience with technology modeling skills, including application, data and technology5+ years of experience with strategic planning and application/technology road mapping4+ years of experience defending ideas and solutions to technology professionals with potential contrary views3+ years of experience with Payer and Provider enterprise-wide solutions, processes, enabling technologies and knowledge of how IT supports those solutions3+ years consulting experience at the intersection of Business and IT StrategyPreferred Qualifications: Experience working as a Solution ArchitectExperience working with a consulting firmManagement experienceCareers 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 Keywords: Director of Technology and Solution Architect, technology, architecture, engineering, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
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