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UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineer (107852350)


Software Engineer



Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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)

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

The Software Engineer will be part of the Test Automation team and is responsible for designing, implementing, and executing automated test scripts ensuring the quality and timely delivery.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Experience in OOPS concepts and experience in Entity Framework, MVC, REST and SOAP services
  • Used Entity framework and ADO.NET for Object relational mapping
  • Experience in Developing WebAPI using C# or VB.NET
  • Experience in writing complex SQL Queries
  • Design, develop and execute complex automation scripts using automation tools for regression, functional and load testing of different functional areas
  • Develop Performance Monitoring scripts to be used for system performance monitoring for Windows and Web applications
  • Design, develop, and execute Process Automation script suites to address company needs for automating repetitive back-office tasks
  • Develop benchmark and threshold values for Performance Monitoring Scripts while anticipating customer needs
  • Serve as a key resource in evaluating software implementations for impact to existing Performance Monitoring, Process Automation and Regression Testing Scripts
  • Create and direct the completion of work items to maintain and update existing scripts based on this evaluation
  • Monitor and analyze Performance Monitoring and Regression Testing script results to ensure system performance meets expected benchmarks. Proactively develop solutions for trends and issues identified. Report discrepancies to Supervisor and Development Manager
  • Troubleshoot complex scripting problems, develop innovative solutions, and investigate various related business processes to assess the feasibility of introducing, implementing, and maintaining automation
  • Assist and mentor Automation QA testers in learning and developing automated scripts. Provide recommendations for improvement and share explanations and information to support team development
  • Participate in full test cycle, including Integrated System testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing
  • Develop complex test cases, procedures and automated test scripts for software implementation tasks anticipating customer needs and proactively testing solutions to meet functional requirements

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
  • More information can be downloaded at:

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:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Math/MIS or 4+ years equivalent combination of education, & experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Software Development Life Cycle
  • 2+ years of software development experience using .NET framework and or any object-oriented programming language
  • 2+ years of software development experience using T-SQL
  • 2+ years of software development experience using Angular framework, jQuery and WebAPI
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Experience in Git, GitHub, or similar source control framework
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast pace, large scale Agile/Scrum development environment
  • SF86 Position of Trust/NAC
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in JavaScript, Groovy, Xpath, SQL Server T-SQL
  • Understands CICD components and incorporates in-sprint automation, Regression, Integration test suite
  • Experience with .NET framework, Visual Studio
  • Knowledge of any Automation framework
  • Ability to improve on existing automation processes to improve quality and efficiency

Soft Skills:

  • Evaluates service areas to identify opportunities for automation
  • Demonstrates confidence that tasks will be completed, and deliverables will be provided in the midst of competing demands and pressure-filled situations
  • Anticipate potential problems and define, prioritize, and analyze problems for action
  • Show commitment to high quality results through use of time, resources, and work effort
  • Highlights areas of improvement that will create the strongest development leverage and places these into development plans that they will work towards accomplishing
  • Seeks out information to learn about systems that support or rely upon the solution to better understand integrations and impacts
  • Strives to understand the technologies in detail as used by the engineering team

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.

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)

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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

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.

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