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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Technical Architect (Contract to Hire) - Plymouth or Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Plymouth, Minnesota

Posted: 12/10/2018

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization’s future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real-world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client-focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.

As a Technical Architect in Optum Advisory Services, you'll provide people, process and technology consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operations that result in stronger financial returns and a healthier health care system. You'll use your strong business and technology acumen to work closely with clients to define, develop and implement business requirements to ensure needs are captured and critical deliveries are executed. This consulting career gives you the opportunity to share in a mission that inspires. You'll see your ideas come to life and your achievements recognized. You won’t find more interesting challenges. And you won’t find smarter people working together to solve them. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with technical and business teams to evaluate new and emerging technologies, vendors and business models 
  • Create, drive, and consolidate estimates as needed for projects and customer implementations
  • Influence project plan creation and adherence, requirements analysis, fit/gap assessments, and manage/negotiate scope or timeline changes 
  • Identify the necessary change activities (i.e. deployment approaches) to ensure successful deployment and adoption of business and technology solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related work experience
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Solutions Architect
  • 2+ years of experience in System Logging
  • 5+ years working in a large, Enterprise wide environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Pyspark
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience with Nifi
  • Experience with Fluentbit
  • Experience with Filebeats
  • Experience with Fluentd
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral skills)
If you're the kind of thinker and leader who wants to bring your contribution to a new level every day, bring yourself over to Optum. You'll discover an 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.

Keywords:  “Solutions Architect”, “System Logging”, Pyspark, Kafka, Nifi, Plymouth, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota 

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