Job type full-time
Full job description
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you getLeading edge technology in an industry that`s improving the lives of millionsHere, innovation isn`t about another gadget, it`s about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliablyThere`s no room for errorJoin us and start doing your life`s best work.(sm)
As part of the data, technology and digital health legal team at optum, this attorney will serve as business counsel to the optum technology organizationThe successful candidate’s duties will include supporting technology transactions, data governance, digital health initiatives and cybersecurity operationsThe successful candidate will work in a team-oriented, results-driven practice group that focuses on issues at the intersection of law, technology, and healthcare.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the u.sAs you take on some tough challenges.
Serve as business counsel for the optum technology organization
Provide legal support for transactional matters, such as software licenses, cloud computing arrangements, collaboration and joint development agreements, supply agreements, equipment purchase and lease agreements, mobile app development agreements, offshore sourcing arrangements, and it services agreements
Negotiate data licensing and use agreements, including with universities and academic medical centers
Provide legal support for new product development and data governance activities
Counsel business leadership on strategic technology initiatives
Draft and negotiate complex commercial agreements and related documents
Participate in and lead resolution of technology-related disputes
Provide legal support to optum accessibility teams
Collaborate closely with colleagues across unitedhealth group, including with optum and unitedhealthcare, enterprise sourcing & procurement, the enterprise information security group, privacy teams, and optuminsight businesses
Provide training and support on legal issues and developments
Manage outside counsel
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.
Juris doctorate degree
7+ years of transactional legal experience, preferably including the negotiation and drafting of technology contracts
Ability to manage, handle and prioritize multiple projects
Ability to effectively advocate / problem-solve as necessary to obtain desired outcomes and meet regulatory requirements
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting with other attorneys and business staff of multiple levels; ability to work in a matrixed environment
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
Poise and confidence necessary to deal with senior lawyers and business leaders
Ability to identify issues and offer proactive, timely advice and follow through to resolution
Presentation creation and delivery skills, including experience with powerpoint, excel, and other standard tools
Current admission to a u.sState bar
Direct experience with privacy and data licensing matters
Law firm and in-house experience
Careers with optumHere`s the ideaWe built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyoneSo 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 serveOptum, 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 potentialFor you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matterOptum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life`s best work.(sm)
Colorado residents only: the salary range for colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etcIn addition to your salary, unitedhealth group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements)No matter where or when you begin a career with unitedhealth group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives
*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 workplaceCandidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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