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UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineer - Multiple Locations (111808821)


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:

  • Business Knowledge:
    • Capable of acquiring the full business knowledge behind multiple modules
    • Understands and can execute / demonstrate end-t o-end business scenarios and use cases for the module
  • Design :
    • Can evaluate the merits of a given design
    • Identifies opportunities for frameworks or abstractions
    • Avoids common design pitfalls
    • Designs for internal extensibility
  • Coding / Testing:
    • Develops design patterns
    • Writes complex, end-to-end high coverage unit tests
  • Quality:
    • Identifies issues outside immediate responsibility
    • Identifies & fixes quality causes not just symptoms
    • Identifies and fixes similar problems based on code patterns
    • Routinely creates automated forms for boundary
    • condition and negative tests
    • Rarely has resolved defects re-opened
    • Methodically logs defects for all issues encountered
  • Productivity:
    • Faster ramp-up time
    • Effective context switcher
    • Handles multiple parallel tasks
    • Capable of ramping up quickly on new topics or areas
  • Process:
    • Expected to propose process improvements
  • Reliability:
    • Are 90% done when they say they're done, e.g. incorrect assumptions about constraints, missing
    • requirements, missing test coverage
    • Identifies mismatched time estimates up front
  • Independence:
    • Self-reliant
    • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel
    • May supervise the activities of others
  • Agility:
    • Sprint Planning: Identifies gaps and technical dependencies in stories. Based on story explanation
    • able to define Acceptance Criteria
    • Agile Maturity: Shows capabilities of self-organizing, cross functional scrum team member and also
    • a mentor for the associate members in the team. Able to quickly achieve a consistent velocity. Helps team complete the stories and achieve sprint goals, even if the tasks are not directly related to his role
    • Able to substitute or act as SM for several iterations to a complete release
  • Team work:
    • Recognizes opportunities and volunteers for tasks outside of assignments
    • Capable of leading design discussions with a clear structure to the meetings
    • Capable of collaboratively working on a design where the designs are created and improved through effective, collaborative meetings
  • Initiative:
    • Creates tools and documents of modest impact, outside of assignments
    • Takes initiative to learn most of the application and infrastructure
    • Takes initiative to learn new technologies
    • Takes initiative for process change and invention
  • Communication:
    • Communicates across groups within development
    • Facilitates discussions and works toward consensus and resolution both within and across teams
  • Accountability:
    • Well versed in several areas of development stack (ui, api, database, etc) and aware of majority of components in play
  • Leadership:
    • Support others
    • Be proactive in helping others
    • Learn the manners of disagreeing
    • Is occasionally a coach for others
    • Can achieve broad scope 'buy in' within project team
  • 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:

  • B.E/B.Tech/MCA/Msc/MTech (Minimum 16 years of formal education, Correspondence courses are not relevant)
  • 4 - 8 years of experience working on multiple layer of technology
  • Experience in Agile team
  • Good experience in SQL
  • Working experience in Web Services/API, REST Architecture etc.
  • Working experience in CI/CD pipeline (test, build, deployment and monitoring automation)
  • Working experience or good knowledge of cloud platform (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS)
  • Technically hands-on and excellent in Design, Coding and Testing
  • Demonstrate hands-on knowledge of OpenSource adoption and use cases
  • Knowledge of software configuration management and packaging
  • Knowledge of build tools such as Maven/Gradle
  • Knowledge of Product/Project/Program Related Tech Stack:
    • Front End: React.js/Node.js, HTML5/CSS3
    • Back End: Java, Node.js, Sprint Boot, REST, JPA
    • Middleware: RabbitMQ
    • Testing: JUnit, JMockit
    • DevOps: Jenkins, GitHub, Docker, SonarQube, Fortify, GCP
  • Demonstrate good knowledge in Engineering Practices
  • Good understanding of Data/Information security
  • Good in Data Structure, Algorithms and Design Patterns
  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

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)