Cloud Solutions Architect - Telecommute

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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

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

The Solution Architect role is responsible for defining the overall structure and design of a system. They will work in conjunction with the product teams and engineering to understand the needs of the business while ensuring there is no compromise on quality of the overall design. The solution architect will define the IT design methodology, develop processes and patterns to quickly incorporate architectural solutions into the primary codebase and adhere to the enterprise architecture governance best practices. The solution architect will collaborate with Agile leadership to slot technical debt within program increments to accomplish goals on the technical roadmap.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with other architects on the system design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software
  • Establishes best practices and a technical roadmap
  • Creates and delivers necessary architecture diagrams and documentation
  • Shares and communicates the architectural vision with the teams within the Train
  • Participate in design reviews and conduct walkthroughs at various stages during the development life cycle
  • Communicates vision to the Enterprise Architecture Review Board
  • Supports in the development of necessary POCs to evaluate efficacy of a technical solution
  • Participate and building of engineering goals / OKRs
  • Shares informational and instructional knowledge of new technologies and frameworks

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:
  • Undergraduate degree or High School Diploma/GED and four additional years of experience as stated in the minimum qualifications.
  • 5+ years of Solutions Architecture experience
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud computing experience (prefer Azure)
  • 2+ years of experience leading architecture using modern software engineering and product development tools including CI/CD, DevOps, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of Agile delivery experience
  • Experience provisioning cloud services using Terraform or similar methodology
  • Experience in performance and scalability optimization
  • Solid understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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.

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.

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