Solution Architect - Telecommute

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with clients and business representatives to understand the needs of business
  • Must be able to effectively communicate issues of technical nature to clients. Ability to set and meet target is also very important as most projects have limited time frame
  • Render consulting and technical support services on project implementation to the project deployment team
  • Reviews business context for solutions to company challenges as well as defining the vision and requirements for the solution, recommending potential options, (which may include RFIs, RFPs or prototype development), selecting the most optimal option, and the development of a roadmap for the selected solution
  • Manages activities that take place during solution ideation, solution design, and solution implementation
  • Makes sure that the project scope is maintained and solutions implemented
  • Champions a structured approach to business application solutions
  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with solution implementations
  • In some cases, he/she may not be the program developer but will ensure that the developer understands the business needs and works strictly in compliance with the needs of the client
  • Is expected to work closely with clients and business representatives to understand their business needs and design unique plans to tackle the technical needs of each client
  • The solution architect must also understand both the technical needs of the business and also the business needs and the overall impact of his/her solution to the profitability of the business
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under indirect supervision
  • Broad understanding of information technology topics
  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of comfort zone acquiring new skills
  • Flexible in a fast-paced dynamic environment with shifting roles and responsibilities
  • Technically creative and open-minded
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the complexities of technical programs
  • Proficiency with information technologies in a secure network environment
  • Expertise with personal computers in a secure network environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint) or similar software
  • The solution architect identifies existing business risks related to the implementation of software design and ensures that such risks are mitigated
  • Provides analysis of security protection technologies as necessary


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:
  • 6+ years of experience related to Application Management or other information technology solutions architecture role


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree


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 $94,500 to $171,700. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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.

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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