The Healthcare IT Solutions Architect is responsible for designing, documenting, and communicating solutions that meet the needs of business partners in the healthcare industry. This role is responsible for translating business requirements into IT functional designs that can be consumed and turned into a working application by the technical delivery teams. Designs will consist of data models, flow charts, system interaction diagrams, user interfaces, API definition, business examples, and many other pieces of documentation needed to ensure that the system meets the needs of the healthcare industry. The Healthcare IT Solutions Architect must be capable of communicating with and leading diverse groups of individuals, including employees up to the executive level with backgrounds in both business and IT. They will frequently be asked to give formal and informal presentations of system capabilities and to discuss further development of those capabilities down to a detail level. Ability to work and adapt in an ever changing environment is essential. Primary Responsibilities:Collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements You will demonstrate understanding of cross-functional/cross-domain requirements and impact You will maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solution You will ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals/objectives You will identify and quantify scope and impact of business changes on system You will facilitate/lead/participate in identification of solution options and feature You will 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 budgetThe ideal candidate will have experience working with Health Plan Administration systems in some of these areas:Benefits Administration Provider and Network Configuration Pricing Customer Installation Member Enrollment Claims Adjudication Fulfillment Finance Billing X12 EDI
Required Qualifications:6+ years of experience in the healthcare industry 6+ years of experience translating Business Requirements into system solutions/design and documenting those solutions 6+ years of experience with relational database design/schema 6+ years of design experience on enterprise level applications including application logic design Experience with the following tools/techniques: ER Studio, Erwin, Microsoft Visio, Agile development, Java, SQL, XML, JSON, Enterprise Data Architect Must be willing to travel occasionally up to approximately once per monthPreferred Qualifications:Previous experience in the following business functions is highly desired: health plan operations, managed care operations, membership and enrollment processing, claim adjudication, capitation, premium accounting, and/or provider contracting Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experienceTechnology 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: Healthcare, Domain Architect, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
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