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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Manager of Web Development - Raleigh, NC

UHG - Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 10/25/2018

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
As a Manager of Web Development, you'll be responsible for leading a team of web application developers across various concurrent projects, including new projects, enhancements, and modifications. Must possess the ability to decipher sometimes ambiguous/conceptual requirements and guide the development team in providing desired capabilities. Assume the role of a servant-leader, leading by example, and fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
  • Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services
  • Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
  • Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
  • Drive results and growth
  • Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities
  • Oversees the planning and designing of software and web applications, including new programs, enhancements, and modifications
  • Provides guidance to the development team and other departments in identifying product and technical requirements. Serves as primary point of contact and liaison between development and other teams
  • Manages all the deliverables to ensure adherence to deadlines,specifications, and budgets. Implements performance metrics and prepares periodic reports. Monitors and tracks project progress and reports findings to leadership team
  • Ensures all engineers keep current with technological developments within the industry
  • Develops proposals, hardware/software changes and other capital expenditure projects
  • Manages professional and non-exempt employees, conducting work performance reviews and ensures work performance is adhering to company standards. Mentors, trains and develops staff
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

Required Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in web application development + operations
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, managing a team of 5+ web developers, including HR functions (coaching, incremental performance evaluation, corrective action)
  • 5+ years of experience with dynamic project/resource prioritization and working directly with business clients
  • 3+ years leading agile delivery teams
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years managing or contributing to applications running in the public or private cloud (Azure, AWS, Openstack, OpenShift or equivalent) 
  • Healthcare IT experience 
  • Experience with rapid product delivery using CI/CD technologies (Jenkins, Sonar, Fortify) 
  • Experience owning applications delivered in a DevOps model 
  • Previous experience managing onsite and remote/offshore team members
  • Experience with public-facing, high volume transactional web applications

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: Web Development Manager, Manager, Agile, web application development, leadership, cloud, DevOps, Optum, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

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