Cloud Architect - Eden Prairie, MN

Oct 17, 2016
Oct 23, 2016
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care. Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you. In this Cloud Software Engineer role, you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, performing options analysis, ensuring quality/alignment of Designs, and you will demonstrate and apply knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards. You will also be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and the components required to support it and the integration of corporate and technical architectures and applications. Primary responsibilities: * Participate in architecture definition for Cloud Implementations, integration or automation projects utilizing industry best practices and technologies * Facilitate / lead / participate in identification of solution options to meet customer and technical requirements * Provide hands-on designs, prototypes, and implementations incorporating architecture & software engineering best practices * Learn and analyze current industry technology trends, best practices and patterns for Cloud Automation * Evaluate tools, technologies and POCs related to Cloud technologies / solutions * Apply phases of software engineering including: analysis, design, solution implementation and reviews * Participate in an Agile & Scrum methodology process * Articulate and present design/architectural decisions to leadership Required Qualifications: * 7+ years in the software engineering and IT Solution Delivery * Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field * Experience in architecture with at least one Cloud Platform including: (AWS, Azure, Google, VMWare, OpenStack) * Experience with select technologies including: (CHEF, Puppet, Ansible, Dockers, Kubernetes, REST APIs) * Demonstrated work history with cloud architecture, automation and implementation * Understanding of industry best practices and patterns for cloud services, automation and integration * Ability to work independently and willingness to learn new technologies and methodologies Preferred Qualifications: * Working knowledge of vRealize and other Cloud technologies (i.e., VMWare, Mesos, Docker, others, etc.) * Worked with various Cloud Providers & API's (i.e., vRealize, AWS, Azure, ServiceNow, others, etc.) * Experience administering and scripting with Linux or Windows * Experience with Continuous Integration & Delivery (Jenkins, XLDeploy, etc.) * Knowledge of various public cloud services and API's 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 bestwork. 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: Cloud, Architect (AWS, Azure, Google, VMware), OpenStack, CHEF, Puppet, Ansible, Dockers, Kubernetes, REST APIs, Santa Ana, CA, Cypress, CA, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA, Basking Ridge, NJ, Austin, TX, Minneapolis, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota