The Chief Architect is responsible for providing overall leadership, establishing and maintaining technical roadmaps and representing all architecture disciplines for the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Community & State (C&S) business. They are responsible for leading Business and Solution Architecture, as well as engagement with other Chief Architects across UHC domains and Lines of Business (LOB). Core responsibilities will include: Provide architecture thought leadership (e.g., tool selection, standards, strategic direction, etc.)Work across Operations, C&S business areas and Optum TechnologyLead new business development / RFP work, including presentations to external clients Maintain a rolling 3-year UHC C&S strategic architecture roadmap (and socialize, evolve and obtain buy-in for the roadmap)Participate in ongoing architecture governance activities Participate in leadership discussions regarding new technology introduction and/or enterprise system planning activitiesTranslate technology concepts into business terminologyCreate images, graphics and/or charts that provide exceptional clarity and connections to business objectivesPackage presentations concisely for UHC leadership and other executivesProvide direct leadership to a team of 15 people accountable for Business and Solution architectureSet / mature the vision and strategy for the team Create and foster an environment of innovation - including: remove roadblocks and enable strategic risk taking; advocates and drives change management, enable and model adoption of innovative behaviors and practicesCommit time, focus and energy on the development, coaching and performance feedback for each employee on the team Advocate for the team by moving decisions forward and eliminating barriersIdentify and select the right talent in support of our mission
Candidates will possess: 15 + years of progressive technology leadership experiencesDemonstrated expertise in Business and Solution Architecture Healthcare industry experiences Proven success creating business-enabling 3 year technology roadmapsExperience architecting scalable technology solutions that adjust to cyclical business patternsHistory of engaging with CEO and COO customers and external clients Proven track record of effective working relationships with executives and key business partners to drive change agendasDemonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspectiveHistory of executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions, which balancing competing priorities without losing momentum behind executionExperience leading through influence in a large, matrixed, global environmentPrior people management responsibilities with senior level team members as direct reports Leadership style which fosters accountability, transparent communication and innovation High level of emotional intelligence and confidence Outstanding collaboration, strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skillsProven ability to sell ideas to others outside of your direct team membersExperience with Digital, Data & Analytics and Open Source technologies strongly preferredMedicaid experiences desired Prior RFP experiences (both writing them and delivering oral presentations to clients) would be of high value Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.