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UnitedHealth Group

Lead Software Engineer/Engineering Manager (109495137)

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer

Yearly

No

Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements
  • Design reusable components, frameworks, and libraries
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and produce solutions as required
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Lead and work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on a project
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity
  • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines
  • Ensure that adequate knowledge transfer is done within team members
  • Ensure that all members in the teams stay happy and engaged
  • Participate in on-call Dev-Ops support rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Tech lead experience is essential
  • Experience in Spring
  • Experience in Kafka
  • Building full-stack products
  • Building modular, testable, and reusable software
  • Building and integrating with internal and external RESTful services
  • Using modern frameworks and languages
    • With Microservice architectures
    • With asynchronous / event driven architectures
    • With modern CI/CD approaches

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing 2-5 software engineers
  • Coding Languages:
  • JVM – Java 1.8, Scala
    • Scala/Spark
  • Tools and Applications
    • Grafana
    • Prometheus
  • Database knowledge:
  • MySQL, NoSQL
  • Testing Methodologies:
  • TDD, BDD
  • Software development methodologies:
  • Agile – Scrum & Kanban
  • DevOps
  • Cloud Services:
  • AWS
  • Azure

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

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the 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.

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