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Applied on September 29, 2022
Job Id #58700 Posted September 6, 2022


  • The role of Architect serves as an ambassador to business and technology stakeholders and will align and communicate solution strategies for one or more product capability domains for the UnitedHealthcare Government Programs (Medicare and Medicaid) business segment.
  • The Architect plays an important role by bringing together information in ways that provide new insights and perspectives on operational effectiveness as well as future business opportunities.
  • These insights could come from partnering with business and enterprise architects to determine the feasibility of new ideas, interactions with technology partners, evaluation of different solution options, opportunities for POCs (Proofs of Concepts), establishing product, solution and technology roadmaps for the future, and many other avenues of exploration.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Architect assigned will be primarily working on M&R LOB Architectures and Strategic initiatives.
  • Will be part of platform modernization of legacy claims platform
  • Will be working on initiatives and program as a product architecture for Government Programs (Medicare and Medicaid)

Ideal Background:

  • Overall Healthcare Domain expertise, and understanding of its regulatory environment
  • Enterprise architecture experience on driving business outcome and strategies
  • Ability to architecting solutions and strategies by understanding the current system capabilities and incorporating the technical expertise to modernize the customer experience
  • Demonstrates expertise in security, performance, scalability, reliability, maintainability, and usability in solution design. Drives architecture decisions that maintain these attributes within a product and at LOB level
  • Strong - Architectural background
  • Medium to Strong - Healthcare specific background
  • Medium - Technical background


  • Experience working with Claim adjudication platforms including COTS products like Facets, QNXT, Healthedge, etc.
  • Medium to Strong Healthcare domain knowledge on End-to-End Claim life cycle including Adjudication
  • Experience in legacy modernization from Mainframe to modern technologies
  • Experience using HL7/FHIR, Healthcare EDI formats
  • Experience with Agile Product development process; SAFE Agile certified

Top Requirements:

  • 6+ years on core architecture
  • 3+ years of architectural experience in Healthcare
  • 6+ years of software engineering experience using agile frameworks

Team and Team size:

  • 1 Sr. Director of Arch, 3 - Director of Arch, 2 - Principle Architect, 8 - Architect , 4 - Principle Engineer

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product management, portfolio and technology architecture leads to plan out, document and execute strategic product family delivery roadmaps - including blueprints and reference architectures.
  • Use a consultative, agile approach to solving problems that support business, technology and financial strategies with defined architecture principles.
  • Collaborate with our business partners and product managers to understand / influence business requirements, capability and feature definition.
  • Demonstrate understanding of cross - functional / cross - domain requirements, non-functional requirements and impacts.
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions. Utilize those findings to influence our technology strategy and solution design.
  • Facilitate / lead / participate in identification of solution options and features and prepare related estimates for business cases.
  • Create architecture deliverables that describe the solution that other teams can follow.
  • Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans).
  • Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions and follow the exception / waiver process as needed as part of the architecture governance model.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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