The IT Infrastructure Cloud/Solutions Architect is responsible for designing the infrastructure (Hardware and Software) required to satisfy the non-functional (sizing, availability, and performance) requirements for business applications that will be deployed in Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses' server farms. This individual will work closely with internal Application Architects during Requirements and Solutions Analysis and Application Development teams during Solutions Design to understand how an application functions and the software products required in supporting it. Once a design has been completed the Sr. IT Infrastructure Solutions Architect will also generate the provisioning artifacts required to support the operational teams in building and supporting the solutions they have designed. This is a dual role of ensuring architectural integrity and compliance, while at the same time working with Operations to continuously improve availability, serviceability and efficiency of our solutions.Primary Responsibilities:Assess and interpret customer needs and requirementsBe involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysisProvide explanation and information to others on difficult issuesCoach, provide feedback and guide others Maintain knowledge of current domains and strategic road maps Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systemsIncorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designsSupport applicable modeling efforts (e.g. data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling) Provide oversight of conceptual designs to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture governance (e.g. principles, policies, standards, future-state reference architectures)Maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each Be responsible for maintaining awareness of current business and industry issues/trends and incorporate into enterprise architecture designs as appropriate Be responsible to determine the quantity and size of Web, App. Database, and other system servers necessary to satisfy applications non-functional requirementsWork with the technical leads on Service Delivery teams to communicate technical designs and resolve implementation details for all network, server, storage and software componentsEnsure architectural integrity and compliance with our hardware and software infrastructure standards.Work with Operations to drive continuous improvement in availability, serviceability and efficiencyPerform technical risk assessments and develop contingency plans to insure situational and application availability requirements are met
Required Qualifications:Minimum 10 years overall IT experienceMinimum 5 years of focused experience in an infrastructure discipline5+ years of Information Technology Architecture Analysis experienceSolid understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integrationWorked on any cloud environment AWS/AZURE/Navisite/RACKSPace/Google/OraclePreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeExperience with Agile methodologyFocused experience in multiple infrastructure disciplinesUnderstanding of enterprise application architecture design patterns and how they translate into infrastructure deployments5+ years of experience building multi-tier applications using (applicable skill set such as Java, .NET, etc.) as infra architectHealth care industry experienceProficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)Proficiency with VisioTechnology 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)Job Keywords: Project Lead, Lead, Cloud Architect, Information Technology Architecture, Information Technology Architect, Cloud Environment, AWS, AZURE,Navisite, RACKSPace, Google, Oracle, Gurgaon, Haryana
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.