Lead Software Engineer

Location: Eden Prairie, MN (55344)
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: Yesterday

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)

UHG is a Fortune #5 Company and we are #1 in the healthcare industry!

We are seeking a seasoned and professional Java Lead Engineer in our IT Core Infrastructure & Operations Platform Services group. (Optum Technology Division) The position can be based in Plymouth, MN or in the U.S. as a telecommuter.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Plymouth, MN preferred. (Central Time Zone core hours)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create and executes against a plan to develop, launch, and maintain off the shelf and proprietary automation tools/frameworks that can be consumed by internal teams
  • Create functional and technical specifications
  • Review project objectives and determine best technology for implementation
  • Work with internal and external developers to create code standards and best practices and ensure they are adhered to
  • Partner with other competency leads/developers and support project planning, technical design, development and solution deployment functions
  • Identify opportunities in business processes, system capabilities and delivery methodologies for continuous improvement as applicable
  • Provide ongoing expertise to operational support groups (eg, Systems Support) in order to address identified application problems/issues, as requested, and help to provide root cause analysis
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Collaborate with team of varied skills to solve problems
  • Mentor junior resources to enable team cross-training
  • Support, design and improve on monitoring, alerting and tooling/framework efforts
  • Ability and willingness to augment current expertise with new open source or targeted vendor technologies
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms, and be able to present and demonstrate work to technical and non-technical audiences

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of overall work experience in IT Solution Delivery and software engineer and/or architecture serving as a lead or mentor to others
  • 5+ years of experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
  • 5+ years of experience with Test-Driven Development with tools like JUnit, Spock, Mocha, or Jasmine
  • 5+ years of Java development experience
  • 3+ years of experience with spring framework and Spring MVC
  • 3+ years of experience developing REST based APIs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with CLI (Mac or Unix)
  • Asynchronous coding experience
  • Health care industry experience
  • Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • HTML/CSS
  • Load testing frameworks like JMeter or Gatling
  • Git and Docker
  • Docker container environments like OpenShift or Kubernetes
  • Public cloud like Azure or AWS
  • Build tools like Maven/Gulp/Webpack
  • Splunk
  • Single page web app development frameworks like AngularJS or React
  • Jenkins and Jobs DSL
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In 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 workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Web Reference : AJF/416872969-202
Posted Date : Fri, 30 Sep 2022

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