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Manager/Application Architect -Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 09/2/2018

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet 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)


Do you want to be part of an exciting team to build Healthcare applications on public Cloud. If so, this job is for you!  As a Full Stack Java Development Manager you will lead development efforts to build Healthcare applications on the Public Cloud.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of the Optum Strategic Platform team

  • Manage the efficient and effective applications and tools consistent with established specifications and business requirements

  • Key contributor in requirements definition of most complex business initiatives

  • Works at highest technical advisory level on the most difficult analysis and design assignments

  • Leads establishment of systems development protocols and/or selection of systems management approach involving major company investments

  • Works with business partners to document complex company-wide acceptance test plans

  • Functions as the lead of an Applications Team of 4 to 6 employees and coordinates the work of 20 offshore resources

  • Will schedule, assign, direct, review, supervisor and manage the Technical Team

  • Perform related follow-up and work coordination activities, including reporting and metrics, with others on the Technical Team

  • Perform advisory role on complex projects

  • Plan, organize and lead technical aspects of large scale projects to successful conclusion

  • Perform general management functions including participating in technical assessments, performance reviews, mentoring, hiring and training

  • Will be considered the Senior Technical subject matter expert

  • Ability to lead others toward technical accomplishment, as a collaborative project team, in order to achieve project goals

  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced change

  • Ability to articulate complex architectures to non-technical audiences


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 

  • 5 + years’ experience in software development & operations

  • 4+ years full stack Java experience

  • 2+ years in a management or lead role

  • 1+ year of experience in automation of CI/CD

  • 1+ year of working with Agile Development lifecycles

  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes

  • Experience in building applications on Public Cloud such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure

  • Engineering experience in building infrastructure using code and repeatable designs, preferably in Terraform

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare Industry experience

  • Previous experience with onsite and remote/offshore team members

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)



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: full stack, Java, Agile, Public Cloud, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota


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