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Technical Digital Architect - Telecommute

Job Description

Combine the two fastest-growing fields on the planet-information technology and health care-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)

An individual in the Architecture job family is a strategic resource for UnitedHealth Group. This individual could be involved across many aspects of architecture, design, build, engineering and implementation of technical solutions and capabilities providing technical leadership. Responsible for communicating overall architecture vision, technical strategies, and trade-offs across various levels in the organization to gain buy-in. Will provide recommendations and technical guidance to improve performance, reliability, and reusability within the constraints of budget, resource and business dependencies. In base and mid-level roles, engages across teams in a capacity that ranges from assisting on in-flight initiatives, up to technical briefings and demonstrations of new technologies across the organization. In senior level roles, leads business solutions, capabilities, and is a strong influencer that engages with client executives and stakeholders.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor/guide software engineers within the team
  • Drive some of the software engineering phases including requirements analysis, architecture & application design
  • Ensure team is building reusable components, frameworks and libraries which can be leveraged across department
  • Ensure team is following good design principal to build scalable and high performant application
  • Support the development team by validating that the design of their app is in line with requirements, solution design, guidelines and direction/roadmap
  • Participate actively in Agile/SCRUM meetings
  • Identify areas of process improvements and build automated solutions to increase efficiency & performance for web based application
  • Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
  • Plan and strategize with other key leaders including resource, technology and product-services planning
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet current and future needs of the business
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices and emerging trends for solving business problems
  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor
  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • 8 or more years in the software engineering profession across entire SDLC
  • 2 or more years of experience with highly scalable eCommerce / Digital Applications
  • 2 or more years of combined background/prior hands-on experience in Java/J2EE programming developing enterprise class Application (including Web, Mobile) with multiple frameworks (React, AngularJS, NodeJS or Groovy or Scala, etc.)
  • 2 or more years of experience as a Java/Web Architect
  • 2 or more years of experience with Responsive CSS, mobile compatible site
  • You will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s US Telecommuting Policy. 
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of Google Web Optimization guidelines, Web Performance best practices and search engine optimization
  • Prior experience consuming REST Applications / Micro services
  • Good Understanding DevOps principle and associated tools such Jenkin, Automation script
  • Good understanding of web application networking and communication flows
  • Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality, scalable commercial software applications
  • Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience with application monitoring tools – Dynatrace, Splunk, New relic


Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


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: Architect, Transaction, Agile, Cloud, Front, Java, J2ee, Application, Health, Web, Application, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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Pay Type Year
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UnitedHealth Group

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Job Description

Combine the two fastest-growing fields on the planet-information technology and health care-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)

An individual in the Architecture job family is a strategic resource for UnitedHealth Group. This individual could be involved across many aspects of architecture, design, build, engineering and implementation of technical solutions and capabilities providing technical leadership. Responsible for communicating overall architecture vision, technical strategies, and trade-offs across various levels in the organization to gain buy-in. Will provide recommendations and technical guidance to improve performance, reliability, and reusability within the constraints of budget, resource and business dependencies. In base and mid-level roles, engages across teams in a capacity that ranges from assisting on in-flight initiatives, up to technical briefings and demonstrations of new technologies across the organization. In senior level roles, leads business solutions, capabilities, and is a strong influencer that engages with client executives and stakeholders.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor/guide software engineers within the team
  • Drive some of the software engineering phases including requirements analysis, architecture & application design
  • Ensure team is building reusable components, frameworks and libraries which can be leveraged across department
  • Ensure team is following good design principal to build scalable and high performant application
  • Support the development team by validating that the design of their app is in line with requirements, solution design, guidelines and direction/roadmap
  • Participate actively in Agile/SCRUM meetings
  • Identify areas of process improvements and build automated solutions to increase efficiency & performance for web based application
  • Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
  • Plan and strategize with other key leaders including resource, technology and product-services planning
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet current and future needs of the business
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices and emerging trends for solving business problems
  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor
  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • 8 or more years in the software engineering profession across entire SDLC
  • 2 or more years of experience with highly scalable eCommerce / Digital Applications
  • 2 or more years of combined background/prior hands-on experience in Java/J2EE programming developing enterprise class Application (including Web, Mobile) with multiple frameworks (React, AngularJS, NodeJS or Groovy or Scala, etc.)
  • 2 or more years of experience as a Java/Web Architect
  • 2 or more years of experience with Responsive CSS, mobile compatible site
  • You will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s US Telecommuting Policy. 
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of Google Web Optimization guidelines, Web Performance best practices and search engine optimization
  • Prior experience consuming REST Applications / Micro services
  • Good Understanding DevOps principle and associated tools such Jenkin, Automation script
  • Good understanding of web application networking and communication flows
  • Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality, scalable commercial software applications
  • Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience with application monitoring tools – Dynatrace, Splunk, New relic


Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


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: Architect, Transaction, Agile, Cloud, Front, Java, J2ee, Application, Health, Web, Application, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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