At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care. We've spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster. We've developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow. And we've created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses. Now, we invite you to bring your knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards to assist in the development, communication and implementation of our evolving technology architecture. In this Network Services Architect (Load Balance / ADC) role, you will work daily with a team of senior Load Balance/ADC network engineers to help architect, prioritize, and organize our solutions. These projects will come from various groups across the enterprise, and you will be responsible in fulfilling our customers' requirements as well as assisting the other team members with their projects if necessary. Primary Responsibilities:Manage Server Load Balancing and Global Load Balancing in multiple large-scale data center networks in a fast-paced environment demonstrating excellence. Architect solutions to dynamic and challenging problems. Document designs for deployment and support. Provide 3rd level support for unique issues, during normal and after hours Collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements Demonstrate understanding of cross-functional/cross-domain requirements and impact Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions Ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals/objectives Identify and quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems Facilitate/lead/participate in identification of solution options and features Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders (e.g. architecture reviews) Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions, and follow the exception/waiver process as needed Maintain awareness of current technology assets and the capability of each Understand and adhere to architecture Governance framework Deliver all project deliverables on scope, on time and on budget
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology, related field OR a High School Diploma plus 10 years of equivalent professional IT experience 5+ years of experience with ADC/Load Balancing (design, configuration, troubleshooting; F5 is most relevant platform) 3+ years of professional IT experience in a large enterprise environment 5+ years of experience in network solution delivery and engineering 5+ years of experience handling software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) Network or IT Architecture experience Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration Preferred Qualifications:Graduate degree 5+ years of experience with WAN/LAN routing, switching and firewall environments Experience prototyping and performance tuning applications deployed across multiple operating systems, languages and computing platforms Agile process management experience Previous experience leading teams and/or managing workloads for IT team members Professional leadership level experience in a large, enterprise environment influencing others such as IT technical leaders & managers Experience in enterprise class healthcare organizations Experience with Vendor Management/Daily Operations CCNP, CCIE Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent presentation skillsTechnology 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. Job Keywords: Network Services, Architect,Load Balancing, ADC, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota
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.