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Solutions Architect - OptumServe - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Solutions Architect leads business solutions, capabilities, and is a solid influencer that engages with client executives and stakeholders.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

--- Solutions Architects partner closely with Lead/Principal Architects, Technical Architects, and Enterprise Architects on product delivery and technology selection
--- Review RFP documents to understand scope of work and customer needs to develop an overarching solution to be proposed as part of the solicitation response
--- Partner with the business and CTO organization to review and write solicitation responses
--- Develop technical approach and proposal plans, including scheduling of tasks, processes, and identifying critical resources, to turn the solution into a successful proposal
--- Develop and write technical responses for winning proposals (and possibly RFI) responses
--- Balance solution architecture/design against price-to-win scenarios, determining optimum solutions from both technology fit and overall cost
--- Provide recommendations to business unit senior leadership on capital technology investments and strategic technology roadmap
--- Guide the transition to future state architecture
--- Drive technology acceleration
--- Foster innovation to achieve business outcomes
--- Maintain the IT architecture and keep up with the latest technology trends to promote continuous technology improvement in line with business strategies
--- Serve as IT architect across the pursuit lifecycle and within an integrated growth team, including proposal, capture and business development activities
--- Defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunity proposals, developing solutions architectures, and providing technical leadership for proposals and strategic pursuits as well as creating content and contributing to the writing and assessments of proposals
--- Assess market level technology trends as well as capabilities of complementary solutions enabling larger scale solution offerings
--- Support marketing materials development such as whitepapers, slicks, trifolds, etc.
--- Work with the CTO office and Develop IT-based solutions consisting of contextual, conceptual, and logical architectures using standards-based, rigorous methodologies and practices
--- Communicate solutions with, management, and teaming partners, including presentations and white papers
--- Support development of federal technical delivery methodology based on industry standard methodologies and frameworks
--- Support the adoption of best practices in the areas of technology integration, cloud computing, managed services, process improvement, technology innovation and implementation

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

--- 6+ years of architectural solutioning experience in legacy and modern software development lifecycle and services delivery
--- 2+ years engaging directly in responding to technical Request For Proposals (RFPs)
--- Experience defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunity proposals and strategic pursuits, developing solutions architectures and providing analysis of alternatives
--- Demonstrated expertise in driving both the Business and IT strategies to cohesively propel each other at organizational, national, and/or global scale
--- Proven excellent solution architecture expertise in IT and Cloud Infrastructure and application modernization and migration techniques
--- Ability to travel up to 20%
--- United States Citizenship
--- Ability to obtain favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86

Preferred Qualifications:

--- 8+ years of experience in related fields
--- Demonstrated experience working in or for* DoD, HHS, NIH, VA, DoC, NOAA, NIST, DoJ, Treasury *or equivalent national government organizations
--- Demonstrated exemplary oral, written, interpersonal communication and customer service skills
--- Demonstrated ability to produce results within a collaborative environment

As a requirement of UnitedHealth Group's contract with the Department of Defense, this position requires U.S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86, (the National Agency Check Legal and Credit or NACLC). Successful completion of the NACLC process is a requirement for continued employment in this role. NACLC processing will be initiated by our TRICARE Security Officer post-offer and can take 3-6 months for a final decision communication from the Department of Defense. Candidates will be allowed to begin employment with UnitedHealth Group in this role based on an interim clearance, and final results will be communicated as they are received. Failure to obtain final NACLC approval will result in termination from this role.

Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life's best work.(sm)

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.


Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, La Crosse , Solutions Architect - OptumServe - Remote, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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