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Technical Implementation Director Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 11, 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. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Technical Implementation Director serves as the overall lead for architecture, design, development, testing, configuration management, system integration, data conversion for the client project
  • This role requires deep understanding of the solution, ability to drive discussions and/or working sessions and ensuring positive outcomes
  • As the lead technical architect responsible for resolving complex technology issues and providing strategic direction
  • As part of the implementation leadership team, provide concise and accurate insight into the state of technical implementation of the project to senior and executive leadership
  • Assess potential implementation risks and devise effective mitigation strategies
  • Build and maintain trusted advisor relationship with internal and client stakeholders, partners and vendors
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and quality standards throughout the implementation process
  • Manage and motivate a team of technical implementation specialists, providing guidance, coaching, and training as needed
  • Contribute to implementation playbook consisting of tools, templates and methodologies to ensure consistency and predictability across implementations
  • Lead conversion workstream for multiple engagements to produce successful outcomes
  • Partner closely with client stakeholders to define objectives, scope and requirements for data conversion
  • Collaborate with internal teams (PMO, Business Analysts, Developers, QA, Product SMEs etc.,) to understand application and data nuances for designing efficient process for conversion mapping, development and testing
  • Identify and alert project leadership to project risks and issues which could impact adherence to project timelines and budget
  • Interface directly with State Government Solutions clients with clear communication and to manage expectations and receive approvals of mapping documents and test results
  • Keep executive leadership informed of progress on all conversion workstream projects
  • As the leader of the conversion team, consisting of data analysts, data engineers and QA resources, responsible for setting clear direction for the team, mentoring and nurturing the team while attracting the best talent to join the team
  • Contribute to RFP/RFI efforts by providing clear, concise and appropriate responses
  • Participate in Orals to communicate conversion methodology and processes in the context of the RFP
  • Develop standard data conversion processes, tools, templates and methodologies to ensure consistency and predictability across implementations
  • Lead team to develop efficient and effective data conversion processes from legacy systems to Optum product data structures
  • Continually enhance deliverable and work product templatesYou'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:
    • 12+ years of experience with all aspects of implementations: Design, Development, Testing, Integration and Conversion
    • 10+ years of experience leading large scale technology implementations
    • 10+ years of experience in leadership roles, with the ability to motivate and manage teams to deliver high quality results
    • Knowledge of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in the Healthcare or Medicaid space
    • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly identify issues and implement effective solutions
    • Proven excellent communication skills to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • Ability to travel up to 25% as needed based on project timeline / deliverablesPreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience
      • Experience with General Dynamics provider system data modelCareers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.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 $118,000 to $226,800. 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 PolicyAt 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.

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