Principal Architect - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

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The Principal Architect (technical leader) will be responsible for creating and driving the technical strategy with product managers/owners with a complex and multi-faceted interaction with many delivery teams.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with many teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud (private and public) architectures that provide solutions to business problems and accelerate the adoption of modern technologies to reduce total cost of ownership
  • In collaboration with product managers and owners, drive benefit delivery across a defined set of products

As a trusted enterprise architect, you will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build healthcare solutions that will impact millions of lives. You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other teams within UHG such as delivery, product, platform and professional services, as well as representing your team to executive management.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience of large-scale, enterprise applications
  • 3+ years of experience working in enterprise architect role
  • Experience collaborating with the business product teams to drive business benefits, create and execute technology strategies, groom business products for technical features per strategy, track and report on total cost of implementation and ownership of the responsible business products
  • Demonstrated experience developing enterprise application architectures to meet business requirements in complex environments
  • Experience with cloud solutions, virtual platforms, software development experience, and operational management practices and frameworks
  • Experience presenting to senior executives
  • Understanding of security, risk and compliance frameworks, disaster recovery, high availability architectures, hardware, operating systems and networking connectivity
  • Large-scale systems integration involving on-premises technology and public cloud platforms

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on cloud platforms (private and public both)
  • Experience communicating across internal and external organizations
  • Agile experience

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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: Principal Architect, Design, Implementation, Consulting, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

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