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UnitedHealth Group Principal Cloud Architect - Multiple Locations in Boston, Massachusetts

Some jobs push you to be your best by enabling you to use your technical savvy and systems expertise. This is that job. You will need to put all of your leadership vision forward as you lead teams of highly skilled, passionate people. At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. We're bringing more resources, more data and more challenges to our work as we continue to help shape the way health care systems perform. As a Principal Cloud Architect , you’ll be designing the next generation Data Platform and guide the teams to drive and manage high-quality execution and operational excellence, as they deliver technology solutions that meet business needs and maximize customer experience, growth and retention. This is the place where you can do more with the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company.

Data Solutions helps businesses unlock the value of data through a broad range of products and services that support the health and well-being industry. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing services that will enable growth and deliver value. We use data to spark innovation that will drive healthcare insights and ensure greater patient outcomes. We are looking for a seasoned dynamic individual to join our team that has a proven background of positioning businesses in their market providing competitive advantage through strategies and hands on experience that leverage data technologies.

This will be a hands-on architect position, partnering with Product Management, Software Engineering teams and vendor partners to create next generation data management software platforms and application.

With big technical problems to solve - you'll have the chance to push boundaries and create something new.

If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and take on unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver business transformation throughdisruptive technology innovation

  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding ofmany technical areas in technology through experience and academic achievement

  • Serving as a Subject Matter Expert for IaaSand PaaS services offered on cloud platforms and understanding how to use themtogether to build complex solutions

  • Makesdesign choices for the software structure, frameworks, protocols, algorithmsand determines best practices, tool strategy.

  • Abilityto coach and collaborate - you enjoy working closely with others, pairing andlearning, and are comfortable showing off your work.

  • Developingservices, controls and patterns for public cloud that enable security andprivacy at scale.

  • Definingand documenting architecture, capturing and documenting non-functional (architectural)requirements, preparing estimates and defining technical solutions.

  • Works with internal teams to provide insighton complex internal technology matters

  • Participates in organization wide projectsand contributes to enterprise wide initiatives

  • Lead change and innovation - pursueopportunities to adopt new technologies and drive adoption to enhance businessoutcomes - drive and mange high-quality execution across organizational lines

  • Creating proof-of-concepts to demonstrateviability of solutions under consideration

  • Communicate with impact - influence andnegotiate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders to achievewin-win solutions that advance organizational goals

  • Creating solutions that support a DevOpsapproach for delivery and operation of services.

  • Providingindustry expertise that will support and guide business decisions aroundstrategic investments

  • Deliver business transformation throughdisruptive technology innovation

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with 10 + years of professional IT experience.

  • 4+ years of cloud architecture experience with either AWS or Microsoft Azure

  • Experience building and deploying applications to the cloud using cloud-native services.

  • Experience working with Micro-service based architecture i.e. containers and container-orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PaaS and IaaS architectures

  • Experience in design, implementation and deployment of scalable API services

  • Experience with architecture and design of Data warehousing and BI applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care industry experience

  • Azure Solutions Architect or Cloud Platform or equivalent Azure Certification(s)

  • Knowledge of network engineering (including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, etc.)

  • Hands on Experience with NoSQL stores (like Cassandra, HBase), document stores (like Elastic, etc.) and streaming technologies (like Kakfa, etc.)

  • Ability to design application to seamlessly integrate with industry leading orchestration systems including Kubernetes, OpenStack

  • Experience presenting to an Executive audience

  • Knowledge of big data technologies and capabilities and Data warehousing experience

  • Familiarity with java development concepts and tools

  • Experience with Meta Data tools and techniques

  • Knowledge of NLP, graph compute, acyclic directed graphs, ML and/or CQL to solve tough problems in the clinical domain

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 best work.(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.

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