Health Care that Starts with You!
Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 600,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.
UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.
Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.
At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.
UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.
WORKING AT UCARE
Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.
Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace for 14 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.
SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT (MULTIPLE OPENINGS)
Work Location: Work from Home or Office for Your Day
As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for designing solutions for initiatives in alignment with UCare's architecture principles, preferred technologies and overall business strategy. You will research and recommend technologies and support one or more key platform roadmaps. You will participate in architecture peer reviews, provide guidance and support for development teams and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities and management of technical debt.
• Serve as an architectural subject matter expert.
• Facilitate cross product architecture review and design solutions.
• Perform technical evaluations of products and provide guidance on defining the technology roadmap (approach, priority and timeframe) for transition from legacy technology.
• Develop and present candidate architectural designs for development (data, processing logic, presentation layer) ensuring alignment of technology to the business strategy.
• Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.
• Remain current with industry knowledge, best practices and standards and incorporate applicable technologies and standards into new and existing solutions.
• Evangelize architectural best practices and corporate direction.
• Other projects and duties as assigned.
Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Sciences discipline.
Ten years' experience with progressively increased levels of responsibility. Five years as a Solution Architect or Technical Architect.
Experience with HealthCare Payor. Service Orient/API Architecture. Object Oriented Fundamentals. Distributed technology such as .NET, building enterprise class services (scalable, available, secure, versioning). Experience with Enterprise Service Bus and API Gateway.
THE UCARE DIFFERENCE
The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.
JOB POST DATE: 7/27/2023