Technology Architect - Multiple Locations

Oct 17, 2016
Oct 23, 2016
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. Positions in this function are involved in the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and applications plan, including the components required to support it and in the integration of corporate and business architectures and applications. The position is open only to the following locations - Boston, MA, Hartford, CT, Basking Ridge, NJ and Eden Prairie, MN. Primary Responsibilities: * Conduct solution and design reviews, and provide feedback based on strategic roadmaps and architecture principles * Collaborate with business pillars of the eFAST domain to drive the vision and adoption of loosely coupled integration approaches * Enable agile integration by laying out Microservice API designs * Define and lead proof of technology / concept execution * Stay up to date on the latest technologies with a focus on service integration, Cloud, Big Data, security and infrastructure stacks * Drive technical discussions with various engineering teams * Define/introduce new technologies, patterns and frameworks for domain adoption in support of strategic enterprise goals * Collaborate and support Financial Domain in Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure teams * Add value through alignment of business constituent needs and technology solutions within enterprise standards * Facilitate solutions that serve the enterprise mission of modernization and simplification * Lead and collaborate with domain development teams as primary Solution Architect providing innovate solutions and support for a wide cross section of technical challenges * Drive domain program solution analysis and creation of required documentation * Coordinate, administer and support road mapping, blue printing and solution implementation activities * Maintain a level of Financial Domain expertise as well as awareness of the external marketplace Required Qualifications: * 10+ years of IT development and / or architecture experience * 5+ years of experience leading projects, programs or application teams where collaboration/communication was critical with business partners and technology resources * Experience with SOA - understand SOA ws - * and JSON API standards and best practices. * Strong understanding of protocol standards, message dataset, xml, JSON and web technologies * Experience with Cloud and / or Big data Solutions (Hadoop) * Demonstrated ability to understand issues of clients, the industry and the business environment * Experience with strategic planning, portfolio management, and / or application / technology road mapping * Understanding of technological infrastructure and how it relates to project solutions and integration Preferred Qualifications: * Consulting experience * Strong understanding of Microservice architecture, and capability services * Security: familiar with data encryption, certificates, SSL protocols * Exposure to high - profile projects with multiple system integrations * Experience in commercial software development and release * Design and development of scalable SOA based solutions * Understanding of SAAS and Cloud computing technologies * Experience in Big Data technologies * Design and development of scalable N -Tier solutions * Design and development of Web portals / services / mobility applications * 2+ years of experience with various modeling methodologies such as UML * Healthcare industry experience * Financial Systems experience (Billing, Payment, Finance) 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 t

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