Job Description :
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Contract to hire- no sponsorship available

This position will be the Enterprise Architect staff assigned to one or more strategic programs at any time, responsible for ensuring the programs are aligned to the Business and IT strategy, leverage enterprise components and capabilities, advance the state of our IT assets, and expand and improve upon our enterprise systems plans. The position could include broader Enterprise and or cross domain business need review and architecture solution approach planning, or Program/Project Solution Architecture activities which involve more detailed analysis and definition of complete and sound solutions. Actual activities and tasks for any one position will depend upon the needs of the organization at that time and the skills identified by the applicant.

As an Enterprise Solutions Architect, you will ensure that we are building enterprise technology solutions that are truly aligned with the business by engaging in the following activities:
? Modeling the enterprise and business landscape to analyze the alignment of business capabilities with delivered technology and IT solutions
? Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
? Provide baseline support for the centralized EA repository and strategic road mapping processes
? Provide stewardship for the communities of practice surrounding all Enterprise Architecture disciplines (i.e. Application/Systems, Information, Infrastructure, etc
? Drive strategic and transitional planning of applications, information and business functions across the enterprise
? Participate in the design of information and application architectures on the basis of cost, functionality and practicality
? Assist in setting standards and guidelines on how to unambiguously define and describe business and systemic requirements for information systems projects
? Provide leadership, decomposing business objectives, goals and Technology into an actionable set of project activities, to include Solution Analysis options and recommendations
? Provide clear direction on the projects execution assuring successful delivery of new or enhanced capabilities
? Mentor and coach peers in the lines of business on best practices
? Ensure business/quality objectives are obtained by providing Architecture oversight and management
? Collaborate across other areas of the Enterprise Architecture team
? Facilitate open communication and fact-based decision making
? Facilitate change and process improvement within software development and business organizations
? Collaborate with quality teams to drive continuous improvement
? Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems
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:
? Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
? Minimum 7 years of experience in software design and development
? Minimum 7 years of experience in the systematic use of business requirements analysis and definition methodologies
? Minimum 3 years of experience IT Architecture experience, preferably at the Enterprise level
? Experience with program and large scale domain or enterprise solution analysis development, selection and implementation

Preferred Qualifications:
? Experience with Enterprise Architecture tools and methodologies (BPM, rules engines, EA Sparx, Alfabet, TOGAF)
? Experience with SOA practices and implementations
? Broad systems architecture design, planning and implementation experience
? Experience with SDLCs, preferably with non-waterfall industry methodologies like AGILE, Rational Unified Process (RUP)
? Experience with modeling skills, including business, process, requirements, applications, software, data, and technology
? Experience with strategic planning, portfolio management, and/or application/technology road mapping
? Knowledge of the health care industry

Interview- IN PERSON preferred