Job Description :
No Visa Sponsorships No other locations considered, no telecommute Please include Linked In profile with submissions AND include current location at the top of the resume Potential CTH position, with review after 6 months. There are 2 of these positions.

What is the specific title of the position Senior IT Solution Architect

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment Position will support work of 2-3 Advocate4Me (A4ME) scrum teams. This group delivers benefits to health care advocates.

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team position is individual contributor who will work within 2-3 scrum teams.


What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position At Optum, you take pride in designing and developing solutions that are scalable and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions. Here you can bring your passion for innovation to an agile environment where some of the smartest people you''ll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone.

When you join us as a Senior IT Solution Architect, you''ll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you''ll work in a fast-paced environment, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you''ll know you''re doing your life''s best work.


Primary Responsibilities:

Create solutions for business problems and process improvements
? Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and design and propose innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
? Identify areas of process improvements and build automated solutions to increase efficiency & productivity.
? Drive some of the software engineering phases including requirements analysis, architecture & application design
? Plan and strategize with other key leaders including resource, technology and product-services planning
? Support Solution Architects by representing the capabilities and direction of their application and its ability to support the overall solution for a project/program.
? Apply repeatable design patterns, best practices and development frameworks and techniques.
? Ability to question and respectfully challenge the status quo to provide innovative approaches to business problems
Lead and provide technical support
? Attend Agile/SCRUM meetings and follow SCRUM methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through sprints
? Lead and mentor software engineers within the team on Java and client-side development tech such as JavaScript, JQuery, AspectJ, and Angular
? Ensure solution and delivery teams follows best practices and improve application performance
? Support the development team by validating that the design of their app is in line with requirements, solution design, guidelines and direction/roadmap.
? Influence peers without authority by inspiring them to use cutting edge tools and build best of the breed solutions
? Influence and increase the productivity of the team
? Triage production support issues post-deployment and drive solutions as required
? Ensure team is building reusable components, frameworks and libraries which can be leveraged across department
? Ensure apps are delivered as designed

Collaborate with and promote best practices to Optum partners.
? Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
? Collaborate with quality teams to drive continuous improvement
? Provide learning sessions, brown bags and technical demos to our Optum partners
Research and create Proof-of-Concepts
? Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems
? Design and develop innovative solutions using new technologies

Success Factors:
? Knowledge of IT governance
? Knowledge of UnitedHealth Group software application portfolio and development methodology
? Knowledge of the United Healthcare business and technology landscape

Required Qualifications:
? Bachelor''s degree or equivalent experience
? 4+ years of prior hands-on experience in Java/J2EE programming developing enterprise class Application (including Web, Mobile)
? 4+ years of prior hands-on client-side development technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, AspectJ, Angular
? 8+ years in the software engineering profession across entire SDLC
? Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality commercial software applications
? Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
? Service-Oriented Architecture experience
? Prior design and development experience with API or Web Services Architecture using both SOAP/XML and RESTful/JSON services.
? Prior hands-on experience with XML Schemas, XSLT, XPath, AJAX, HTML5, SQL
? Prior experience with Open Source Frameworks and other tools including Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Log4J/Commons logging, Maven, Ant
? Prior experience using Eclipse, JBOSS Studio, Rational Application Developer or other similar tools
? Quick to learn new technologies and deliver Proof-of-Concept
? Cloud architecture knowledge
? Strong knowledge of web application architecture and network protocols
? Good understanding of broad technologies and industry practices.
? Experience creating Business Area Context Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams, Roadmaps, Solution Overviews, and other such artifacts

Preferred Qualifications:
? Experience in the health care industry
? Visio or similar design tool knowledge
? Big Data, Block Chain, Machine Learning, AI knowledge
? Experience with OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes


Where is the work to be performed 13625 Technology Drive| Eden Prairie, MN 55344 | MN051

What are the work hours M-F 8-5, may vary slightly depending. Possibly occasional OVT.

What type of interview process is preferred Face-to-Face