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. Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you. In this Senior IT Architecture Analyst role, you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, performing options analysis, ensuring quality/alignment of Designs, and you will demonstrate and apply knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards. You will also be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and the components required to support it and the integration of corporate and technical architectures and applications. Primary Responsibilities: Lead API Solution Architecture activities including API Requirements Analysis, Solutioning, and Design Lead Resource - based API modeling and design activities in accordance with SOA and RESTful architecture principles Support and Develop detailed API design specifications and documentation including API message schemas and process logic models describing Process Flows, Aggregation, Routing, Transformation and Error Handling logic Develop and document detailed source - to - target data mapping and data transformation rules Participate in the definition, documentation and presentation of API Design Standards, Patterns and Best Practices Present and evaluate API Design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution Participate in developing strategies to improve API development life cycle and governance processes Support the development of virtualized APIs by creating sample API request / response messages Support the API Development and Operations team in the development and ongoing maintenance of APIs Act as the liaison between Business, Systems Analysts, Technical Architects, API Developers and project management groups within UnitedHealth Group
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience 3+ years of experience in API Design OR Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) OR Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 3+ years of experience in Application Design and Development 3+ years of Information Technology Architecture Analysis experience 3+ years of development experience including full life cycle activities 3+ years of experience building multi-tier applications using (applicable skill set such as Java, .NET, etc.) Experience with Agile methodology Solid understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integrationPreferred Qualifications:Experience with webservice development and / or middleware technologies (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, Message Broker, Java, COBOL ) Experience in Data Modeling Experience with API Management and Governance technologies ( Layer 7, Systinet) Experience with distributed and mainframe technology platforms (Java, COBOL) Healthcare IT 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: Senior IT Architecture Analyst, Senior IT Architecture Analyst, WEB API, RESTful, Java, SDLC, Eden Prairie, 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.