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Senior Technology Development Program Associate

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 6th, 2024
Job Location: Franklin, TN
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: .Net, Analysis, Analyst, Architecture, ASP, ASP.NET, Business Requirements, Data Analysis, Database, Developer, Development, Foundation, Genetic, Hadoop, Java, Management, Medical Device, Networking, Programming, Project, Research, VB

Job Description:

Here's how to go from hitting the books to changing the world.

If you want to get your career off to the best start possible, put yourself among one of the best technology teams in the world. Optum is a thriving member of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. We're doing everything in our power to make health care work better for everyone. That includes the entire spectrum of health care participants: individual consumers and employers, commercial payers and intermediaries, physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and more. Join us in the highly demanding Technology Development Program and you'll find yourself working among more than 12,000 technology zealots; people who are decisive, brilliant and passionate using technology to help people live healthier lives. You'll have the opportunity for continuous learning and the ability to explore different work areas while building a foundation of skills that will help create your life's best work.

Consider your future at Optum in our 13 month rotational Technology Development Program (TDP) by rotating through two technology and/or business driven tracks. Roles within this program are helping us disrupt healthcare by delivering daring, bold and innovative products in multiple platforms.

Program Features:

Participate in educational sessions that will help accelerate your career
Collaborate daily with experienced professionals, mentors, and IT leaders
Leverage cutting-edge technology with visibility to top UnitedHealth Group business
Rotational opportunities available in the following areas, in addition to roles & responsibilities for each.

Application Developer / Engineer:

Collaborate with business users, systems analysts and or development teams in defining, analyzing and interpreting business and technical requirements

Develop technical expertise in any number of programming languages including but not limited to: JAVA, Mongo Hadoop, Microsoft.NET (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)

Participate in code and documentation or design reviews according to standards or new specifications

Data Management Analyst:

Planning, designing and developing next-generation "big-data" system

Provide end to end analysis of high level requirements and design, inputs to Solution Specs for deployment and operational support (short term) in partnership with architecture team

Technical assistance to the development teams to design, develop and deploy high quality technical solutions that meet the business requirements

Business / Systems Analyst:

Define requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements gathering, business process, use cases and standard analysis workflow

Analyze business or functional requirements to deliver artifacts and prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written

Use enterprise-wide requirements definition, management systems, methodologies and standards as needed

Project / Product Analyst:

Collaborate with business to gather project requirements, maintain project status reports and assist in running project team meetings

Manage project workflow and resource tracking responsibilities

Assist in communicating consolidated project milestones and deliverables for readiness

Infrastructure Analyst:

Collaborate in different areas, voice / data networking, network analysis, database design / analytics / warehousing or mainframe

Networking: Provide network related analysis, design, and integration services including coordinating between clients, vendors, and other internal support services

Database: Use advanced statistical and inferential analysis programs to provide specialized data analysis, distinguish patterns, and recognize trends

Selects, recommends and applies appropriate analytic and statistical methodologies and techniques to execute against an analysis plan or research objectives

Evaluates new analytics tools and methodologies for possible deployment

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college / university must be obtained prior to start of employment
Eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
Willing to travel - Less than 20 percent of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

Degrees in business, management, information systems, computer science or technology related field - other degrees are considered when accompanied by aptitude or interest in technology
Minimum 3.0 GPA

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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 Title: Senior Technology Development Program Associate
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech Sftw Dev & Sup Srvc
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Franklin
State: TN
Country: United States
Department: Optum Tech SD&SS Sr Mgmt

About UnitedHealth Group:

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at

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