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Information Technology


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Sr Mgr, Software Engineering - Schaumburg, IL

UHG - Schaumburg, Illinois

Posted: 09/14/2018

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a team that designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, delivers, and supports Managed Care Applications

  • 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

  • Schedule, assign, direct, review, supervise, coach 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, training

  • Will be considered the Senior Technical subject matter expert


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle

  • 3+ years of Agile

  • 5+ years of relational database experience

  • 3+ years of previous leadership or management experience

  • Experience writing and executing functional specifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Proficiency with MS Visio

  • Healthcare Industry experience

  • Cloud Solution 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.


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