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Director, Application Development - Ontario, CA or Irvine, CA more...
Location:Chino (Ontario), CA
First posted:May 13, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology.
Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as aManager ofApplication Development. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
As part of our development team, you will predominantly be involved in building business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. You'll stretch your skills and grow your careers as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with the established specifications and business requirements in order to deliver business value.

Primary Responsibilities:

Directs the development, communication and enforcement of technology standards and practices
Manage a team of high performing technical resources to deliver robust software that meets quality, product, security and project requirements
Design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations; incorporate security requirements into design; and provide input to information/data flow, and understand and comply with project life cycle methodology in all planning steps
Adhere to IT Control Policies throughout design, development and testing and incorporate Optum Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications
Manage and coordinate the development of new functionality, testing and implementing scheduled vendor releases, system upgrades, and fixing system defects
Responsible for planning and ensuring professional development initiatives are met within the team
Directs work assignments, measures results and initiates personnel actions as required
Provides technical leadership for the design, deployment and operation of IT software; management of IT Applications including, but not limited to Microsoft .NET technology, Microsoft SQL Server and various other mission critical software products
Documents processes and procedures; changes or refines processes when necessary
Provide experienced leadership to the product life cycle process including establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology tailored to best meet the organization's needs
Ensure compliance with established laws/regulations//requirements (e.g., HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, PHI, PII, etc.)
Conducts research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development application tools and methodologies are adopted
Directs processes to ensure the proper levels of quality controls are enforced
Making personnel decisions regarding employment, development, performance evaluations, salary changes, promotions, transfers, and terminations
Superior organizational and communication skills are required as well as maintaining a customer service oriented approach

Required Qualifications:

5+ years developing modern enterprise level applications using .NET technologies specifically .NET, Visual Studio 2010-2015, Web Forms and .NET Framework 3.5 - 4.5
3+ years demonstrated IT supervisory or management experience
1+ years with Agile software development
Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills
Experience working in a complex, matrixed or multifunctional/multi-location team/organization
Experience managing multiple priorities within a fast-paced organization

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
SCRUM Master certification
Strong conflict resolution skills
Knowledge of healthcare operations and data structures and the use of information system applications in a managed care and / or ACO setting
IT Project management experience in a software development context
Knowledge of IT compliance requirements in a SOX and HIPAA / HITECH context
Experience with web based application development, including GUI development, understanding service oriented architecture (SOA), and network load and stress aspects
Knowledge and experience with current technological trends in the software industry including object oriented programming, component architectures, design patterns and web based software
Team Foundation Server (TFS) experience
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.(sm)

North American Medical Management, California, Inc. (NAMM California) partnered with OptumHealth in 2012. NAMM California and OptumHealth share a common goal of bringing patients, physicians, hospitals and payers closer together in the mission to increase the quality, efficiency and affordability of care. NAMM California is a part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. NAMM California develops and manages provider networks, offering a full range of services to assist physicians and other providers in supporting patient care coordination and their managed care business operations. For over 18 years, NAMM California has been an innovator in health care with a track record for quality, financial stability, extraordinary services and integrated medical management programs. NAMM California is well positioned to continually invest in its infrastructure and systems for the benefit of its provider clients and to accommodate the impending changes that will come forth from healthcare reform.

The NAMM California provider clients represent a network of almost 600 primary care physicians and over 3,000 specialists and work with the premier hospitals in their respective markets.

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: Manager, Application Developer, .NET, Visual Studio, Web Forms, software engineering, computer science, SCRUM, TFS, team founder server, Ontario, CA, California

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