Senior IT Architect - Hartford, CT

United Health Group
Oct 17, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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 Senior IT Architect, you will ensure that we are building enterprise information systems that are truly aligned with the business.

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Primary Responsibilities:

* Modeling the domain and business landscape to analyze the alignment of business capabilities with delivered technology and IT solutions
* Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
* Provide baseline support for the centralized EA repository and strategic road mapping processes
* Provide stewardship for the communities of practice surrounding Business Process Management and Business Architecture
* Drive strategic and transitional planning of applications, information and business functions across the enterprise
* Participate in the design of information and application architectures on the basis of cost, functionality and practicality
* Assist in setting standards and guidelines on how to unambiguously define and describe business and systemic requirements for information systems projects
* Provide leadership, decomposing business objectives, goals and Technology into an actionable set of project activities, to include Solution Analysis options and recommendations
* Provide clear direction on the projects execution assuring successful delivery of new or enhanced capabilities
* Mentor and coach peers in the lines of business on best practices
* Ensure business / quality objectives are obtained by providing architecture oversight and management
* Facilitate open communication and fact - based decision making
* Facilitate change and process improvement within software development and business organizations
* Collaborate with quality teams to drive continuous improvement
* Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems
* Support Agile delivery and Architecture backlog grooming

Required Qualifications:

* 10+ years of experience in software design and development
* 7+ years of experience in the systematic use of business requirements analysis and definition methodologies
* 5+ years of experience IT Architecture experience, preferably at the Enterprise level
* Experience with program and large scale domain or enterprise solution analysis development, selection and implementation

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* Knowledge of IT governance
* Experience with Enterprise Architecture tools and methodologies (BPM, rules engines, EA Sparx, Alfabet, TOGAF)
* Experience with SOA practices and implementations
* Broad systems architecture design, planning and implementation experience
* Experience with SDLCs, preferably with non - waterfall industry methodologies like AGILE, Rational Unified Process (RUP)
* Experience with modeling skills, including business, process, requirements, applications, software, data, and technology
* Experience with strategic planning, portfolio management, and / or application/technology road mapping
* Knowledge of the healthcare industry

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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: Senior IT Architect, software design, software development, IT Architecture, IT, BPM, rules engines, EA Sparx, Alfabet, TOGAF, SOA, SDLCs, Agile, RUP, healthcare, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

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