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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Principal Software Development Engineer - ML Platform - Bangalore (110396688)

Business Development

Strategic Planning

Yearly

No

Bangalore, Karnataka, 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)

At OptumLabs, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We accomplish this by working at the intersection of healthcare and technology, striving to create the most effective, affordable, equitable, and engaging health care solutions for patients, payers, and providers. When you bring your talents to OptumLabs - the research and development arm of Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses - your contributions will change the lives of millions of people.

OptumLabs is a diverse and curious team with the highest level of expertise in engineering, cloud systems, product development, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), scientific research, and clinical practices. We partner with global thought leaders across a range of disciplines to build disruptive solutions and innovative products that change the way healthcare is accessed and delivered. For decades, UHG has been a global leader in the healthcare industry, meaning that we have access to the most robust healthcare datasets on the planet. Today, UHG is well-positioned to be the leader in applying AI and ML capabilities to solve the most complex problems in health care.

OptumLabs’ engineering team works to develop a Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning platform that unifies available data expands UHG’s data portfolio and provides a common infrastructure that allows AI/ML practitioners to expedite the development of AI-enabled products. We strive to ensure that data is of high quality and meets all security and compliance requirements. We develop platform capabilities that are reusable and scalable across the enterprise. These capabilities accelerate our enterprise strategy while providing computing services that allow UHG to develop and deploy AI and ML products that impact millions of lives each day.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at Optum Labs, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. Connected Communities are UnitedHealth Group’s enterprise-wide employee resource groups (ERG) and are a key component of our inclusion and diversity strategy that helps our employees be part of 8 different communities. UnitedHealth Group supports local, regional and national organizations throughout the year. We fortify the efforts of a wide range of organizations that share our commitment to inclusion and diversity, through joint development of initiatives, event and program participation, volunteerism, and giving. Our culture of inclusion is reinforced within our Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe that striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transformative changes to our architecture and drive OptumLabs’ technical strategy
  • Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing technologies and tools, influence other Principals, Directors and their technical teams to build the right systems that can scale to the needs of the business
  • Design, develop and deliver strategically significant or demanding software that changes how we engineer solutions
  • Build exemplary architecture solutions in terms of efficiency, stability, extensibility, and the ability to evolve over time
  • Coding practices are exemplary in terms of code organization, clarity, simplicity, error handling, and documentation
  • Can take the lead on projects that may require the work of several teams to implement
  • Able to decompose a software architecture into components that can be owned and developed by different engineering teams. Able to communicate component divisions in a way that allows individual teams to work mostly independently. Current on advanced technical issues, technologies, and trends
  • Mentor software engineers up Senior Software Development Engineers
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 12+ years of software engineering experience, with a proven track record of leading large-scale projects
  • Proven track record of leading the delivery of large-scale, high-quality systems
  • Ability to decompose significantly complex engineering problems into straightforward solutions
  • Ability to take responsibility for the overall architecture of a major product or small organization, aligning the teams that own that software towards a coherent system strategy
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving & organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in computer science, or related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a principal-level software engineer
  • Experience working in a complex, service-oriented service development
  • Experience in shipping successful projects in an Agile environment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

Job Keywords: Principal Software Development Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Engineering, Software Developer, Software Development, Computer Programmer, Computer Programming, Web Developer, Web Development, Application Developer, Application Development, ML Platform, Machine learning, Niche, Java, Python, Java Full-stack, Niche, Bangalore, KA, Karnataka

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