Principal Software Engineer

Location: Eden Prairie, MN (55344)
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 days ago

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:

  • Recommends applicable technical patterns and solutions that are aligned with architectural guiding principles and standards through a regular cadence of delivery and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Drives enabling and executing the architecture vision through leading technical architects
  • 50% hands-on, 50% solution oversight
  • Works closely with engineers and other architects on assessing, designing, and promoting architectural solutions in a technical context (application, integration, and data architecture)
  • Drives technology modernization activities with architects and engineering teams including a shift to modular, data centric, open-source, and cloud-native technologies
  • Works closely with Technical Product Owners in plotting required Enablers to support business feature teams on the Architecture Runway; ensuring full lifecycle delivery through CI/CD pipeline
  • Conducts research on POC technical solutions, internal enterprise capabilities, and provides a continuous growth-oriented mindset
  • Serves as a technical mentor and coach software engineers and innovation teams
  • Participates in the evaluation of new technologies and partnering with engineers to create innovation labs for applicability
  • Creates and continuously refines Non-Functional architectural guidelines, guardrails, and standards for consumption by Engineers and Architects

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of related IT experience as a developer, engineer, architect, or similar role
  • 8+ years of experience developing in modern full stack applications using open-source languages including Java, SpringBoot and data technologies including T-SQL and NoSQL
  • 5+ years of experience on container orchestration using Kubernetes and Kafka event streaming
  • 5+ years of experience working with an Agile development methodology
  • 2+ years of experience designing cloud-enabled solutions in Azure or AWS or GCP
  • 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 now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)

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/417053986-202
Posted Date : Thu, 22 Sep 2022

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