Java Portal Architect – Team Lead – Multiple Locations

Java Portal Architect – Team Lead – Multiple Locations - 560102

Position Description

We are seeking a senior level, Java Portal Developer/Architect who would work with number of technologies and frameworks used in our suite of applications. The Lead will be an integral part of development team leading the development and design on latest client and server side UI/UX frameworks. The candidate will mentor developers leading technical design and framework development. The position is responsible for overall matrix management of onshore development team, coordinate activities with offshore team and manage technical activities for multiple IT projects. The resource will be responsible for delivery of multiple projects from design to release. The position requires 70% of time spent in design and delivery management and 30% in hands on development. Full Software development life cycle experience is required to excel in this role.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall delivery of projects:

1. Plan, organize and lead technical aspects to successful conclusion

2. Design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of the development team

3. Perform development related follow-up work coordination activities, including defects and production ticket triaging

4. Resource planning for development team- managing capacity and demand

5. Status reporting of risk and issues to the IT Management

  • Lead and mentor development team of 4-5 resources. The resources will not be reporting directly to the position. Schedule, assign, direct, review, supervise and manage the Technical activities of the Team
  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals in designing and developing Enterprise solutions
  • Develop tools and utilities to assist in application integration and adoption of developed Java/J2EE components, frameworks, and libraries
  • Perform in-depth technical evaluations of Java/J2EE components, frameworks, and library offerings and Lead POC's
  • Architect & develop & document reusable frameworks , libraries, tools and best practices and implementation patterns
  • Work with IT Management and Business to create tactical and strategic solutions
  • Work with business partners to understand requirements and presenting solutions
  • Key contributor in reviewing and implementing requirements of complex business initiatives






  • Bachelors degree
  • 10+ or more years of experience working with IT Applications
  • 3+ or more years of experience managing a team or experience with matrix management
  • 5+ or more years of experience with Java, J2EE, Spring 3.0+ framework
  • Experience with JSP/Servlet/JSTL, Hibernate, Strut/tile, AJAX, JavaScript
  • 5+ Experience with IBM Websphere Application Server
  • 5+ years with Service Orientated Architecture and / or systems integration
  • 4+ Experience performance tuning of web applications



  • Ability to lead others toward technical accomplishment, as a collaborative project team, in order to achieve project goals
  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced change
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills



  • Methodologies: RUP, Scrum, Agile
  • Knowledge about modeling data structures
  • Business Rules Engine experience
  • Business Process Management and Workflow
  • PEGA Customer Service and Business Process Management products
  • Healthcare



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.


Job keywords: Java, J2EE, web portal, architecture, develop, team lead, architect, Cypress, CA, Orange County, Southern California, Minneapolis, MN

Job Details
Contest Number: 560102
Job Title: Java Portal Architect – Team Lead – Multiple Locations
Job Family: Information Technology
Business Segment: Optum Technology
Job Location Information:
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Cypress
State - Province: California
Other States where Job(s) is Located: MN,,,,
Other Cities where job(s) is Located: Minnetonka,,,,
Additional Job Detail Information:
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Director
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Telecommuter Position: No
Overtime Status: Exempt