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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Application Engineer - Telecommute (111532105)


Senior Network Engineer



Hurst, Texas, United States

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Senior Application Engineer is responsible for customization, configuration, and maintenance of enterprise class applications. They will design, document, and implement custom development and configurations on enterprise applications. The Senior Application Engineer is also responsible for resolution of complex incidents and problems in supported enterprise applications including, but not limited to, NextGen, Varian Aria, Microsoft SharePoint, Orchard Copia/Harvest, and OncoEMR.

The Senior Application Engineer has a functional knowledge of the EHR ecosystem. They have knowledge of the SQL language as it relates to application support and interface message processing. The Senior Application Engineer works to ensure maximum uptime and efficacy in the enterprise applications.
Assures the ongoing high-performance level of the department through continued development of technical skills and core business knowledge.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Key Characteristics:

  • Serves as a resource on complex and/or critical issues.
  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
  • Deep knowledge of the EHR ecosystem.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and Maintain Applications/Systems
  • Resolve complex application incidents and problems.
  • Coaches and provides feedback to others on development of problem-solving skills.
  • Engage as lead on major incident management during outages.
  • Perform installations, upgrades, releases & deployments.
  • Design and maintain system jobs.
  • Demonstrate understanding of application architecture and how business logic integrates with it.
  • Adheres to applicable enterprise development methodologies and processes.
  • Participates in the application deployment process.
  • Develop/Enhance/Integrate Applications and Systems
  • Develops application/system code as defined in technical specifications.
  • Creates unit test plans, executes unit testing and documents results to ensure that code works as designed.
  • Ensures that application code is clearly and comprehensively developed and traceable back to technical specifications.
  • Review and troubleshoot potential coding issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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 experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience
  • 3+ years of SQL programming experience
  • 3+ years of Tier 2+ support experience
  • Experience with an EHR, LIS, or similar system (NextGen, Orchard, Varian Aria, OncoEMR)

Preferred Qualification:

  • Healthcare clinical data experience

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.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.