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UnitedHealth Group

Director Architecture - Multiple Locations (108597847)

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Director



Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop novel AI solutions independently and as part of a team
  • Produce high quality solutions that are robust, reliable, and scalable
  • Approach highly uncertain and ambiguous environments with curiosity and a positive can-do attitude
  • Utilize data from disparate data sources and formats in order to support solution features
  • Collaborate effectively in cross-functional and interdisciplinary teams
  • Provide technical vision and leadership to the team and the Optum community alike
  • Liaise with business stakeholders
  • Demonstrate initiative and strong ownership of deliverables
  • Applying the scientific method to prove the value of proposed innovations
  • Develop both technical as well as domain expertise to effectively realize business opportunities
  • De-lever the risk of the hardest part of a project
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the fundamentals, practical application, and best practices of AI
  • Experience in Healthcare Technology and team leadership
  • Demonstrable experience in building end-to-end AI systems
  • Demonstrable academic or industry experience in one or more of the following: Deep Learning (Keras/TensorFlow/PyTorch), supervised and unsupervised ML, sequential or time series modelling, Classical AI (search and planning), Speech AI, Natural Language Understanding, Image Processing, Reinforcement Learning, Bayesian Statistics, Causal Inference, Ethical AI
  • Experience with Cloud AI APIs (GCP, Azure, AWS)
  • Fluency in R, Python, Scala, Java, C/C++ or other programming languages to demonstrate the results of algorithmic approaches
  • Strong software design and architecture skills with an eye towards avoiding and reducing technical debt

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)