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Senior Enterprise Architect - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UHG - San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 09/2/2018

The Senior Enterprise Application Architect will work closely with the Director of Applications Development to defend, uphold, and promote the vision of our IT architecture and solution platforms across all WellMed offices and affiliates.  The architect will help ensure best practices of the overall and strategic design, development, testing, implementation, and support both new and existing solutions.   The position will work closely with Developers, Architects, Business Analysts, Project Managers, and support teams across different product lines to develop cost effective and timely solutions that meet functional and performance requirements.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist IT application teams and business partners in the technical design and analysis of high quality solutions for healthcare applications and services while guiding enterprise strategy

  • Help provide technical guidance and reinforcement of relevant software development best practices, standards, and methodologies that preserve maintainability, performance, scalability, and information security. (REST, SOLID, MVC, OSAM, etc.)

  • Perform complex design and code reviews per best practices and established guidelines

  • Create and update roadmaps, standards, patterns, reference architecture, and other infrastructure and technical documentation as needed

  • Help stress test and tune applications and services regularly to enforce performance goals

  • Stays informed and understands current technology and industry trends, tools and standards

  • Actively seeks to improve outcome and efficiency

  • Evaluate and prototype new concepts as needed to determine the most appropriate solution

  • Provide high level, prioritized implementation roadmaps to achieving business objectives

  • Ensures adherence to all change and release management processes, and participates in ongoing process improvement activities

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field (8+ years of comparable work experience beyond the minimum required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of bachelor’s degree.)

  • 5+ years of experience with C#, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • 3+ years of experience of application architecture design

  • Understanding of relational database management system (RDBMS) concepts and usage

  • Proficiency writing T-SQL

  • Proven ability to design and architect large, scalable business applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Professional Certification or comparable accreditation (MCSD, MCSE, etc.)

  • Experience with high volume Cloud applications (Public, Private, or Hybrid)

  • Experience with Angular

  • Experience working with health plans or other healthcare IT environment

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery

  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle

  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing

  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity 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.



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