Business Architect - Horsham, PA, Wauwatosa, WI or Telecommute at UnitedHealth Group in HORSHAM, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Type: Full-time





Job Description:

In this role, as a Business Architect, you will work within our Insurance Solutions group, tasked with administering the AARP Medicare Supplement Program, a division of Medicare and Retirement. You will play a key role in structuring the business operating model in terms of its business processes and business information. You will support the alignment of strategic goals and objectives to the business project portfolio. Your primary focus is enabling business outcomes through execution of an integrated view of the enterprise using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, and available industry standard techniques.

As a Business Architect you will work with others at every level of the organization soliciting strategic imperatives from senior leaders and executives and supporting business unit managers as they leverage business architecture artifacts to create their business plans. Finally, you may provide direct input into the governance cycle that supports the achievement of key goals, planning and execution of various business scenarios, and delivery of bottom line business value.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a business architecture model based on a situational awareness of various business scenarios and motivations
  • Apply a structured business architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the enterprise
  • Capture the tactical and strategic enterprise goals that provide traceability through the organization and are mapped to metrics that provide ongoing governance
  • Describe the primary business functions of the enterprise and distinguish between customer-facing, supplier-related, business execution and business management functions
  • Define the set of strategic, core and support processes that transcend functional and organizational boundaries; identify and describe external entities such as customers, suppliers, and external systems that interact with the business; and describe which people, resources and controls are involved in the processes
  • Define the data shared across the enterprise and the relationships between those data
  • Capture the relationships among roles, capabilities and business units, the decomposition of those business units into subunits and the internal or external management of those units


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a Business Architect or in a supporting role
  • 2+ years of experience planning and deploying business and IT initiatives
  • Experience developing and/or documenting service and capability models
  • Experience working on broad, enterprise-wide projects
  • Experience identifying structural issues within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
  • Experience assimilating and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues
  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business
  • Experience creating high-level models used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma certification
  • Master's degree in Business, Engineering, IT, or Healthcare Management
  • Ability to visualize and create high-level models that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
  • Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities
  • Advanced organizational skills that enables categorization and classification of available information


Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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