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UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineer - Hyderabad, spark,scala,cloud (111762145)


Software Engineer



Hyderabad, Telangana, 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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engineer to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and continuously improve software
  • Collaborate with technical architecture team on technical design for new features / functionality
  • Collaborate with respective Product owner to understand Product vision, objectives and Metrics
  • Establish and maintain strong software engineering practices
  • Establish delivery framework that ensures quality through code review and adherence to standards
  • Thoroughly test new functionality (End to End, Regression, etc.)
  • 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

The complexity of this role can be challenging. We deal with huge amounts of data across our entire enterprise. Everything you work on will have implications that impact others. We’ll provide the most up-to-date technology, but you’ll need to provide creativity, critical thinking, and clarity on an everyday basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2 - 5 years of Java/Big Data application development experience
  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience in production public cloud (Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Experience working with teams that leveraged two or more of the following: continuous integration / continuous delivery tools, containerization, public / private cloud, web applications & web services
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams - Solution Design, Development, Quality Engineering and DevOps
  • Knowledge of Java-Core Java, RESTful API’s, Microservices
  • Working knowledge in Configuration Management- GitHub
  • Working knowledge in CICD tools - Jenkins
  • Working knowledge in IAC tools - Terraform
  • Hands-on knowledge in trouble shooting, performance tuning, and optimization
  • Solid understanding of software engineering and processes: application security, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, schemas and queries, system design, unit testing, code reviews, agile, and dev-ops
  • Proficient in Spark, Scala, Python, UNIX Shell Scripting
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a global team with a positive team spirit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on AWS EMR, Glue
  • Work experience in Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Work experience in product engineering
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker
  • Knowledge of SAFe
  • Knowledge of US Healthcare domain, in general and data analytics applications/products in particular

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)