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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Manager Software Engineer - Multiple Locations


Software Engineer



Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

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:

  • Develops a robust understanding of business, market, and customer needs and can leverage that knowledge to propose and drive new or improved solutions to business partners
  • Drives the application of modern software engineering practices to improve team delivery and solution outcomes
  • Champions the implementation of instrumentation and diagnostics to support maintainability and operations
  • Applies broad knowledge of domain to optimize choices in architecture and design
  • Leads team in identifying and implementing modern components, tools and technologies
  • Champions “automation first” mentality throughout engineering and operations practices
  • Leads the implementation of software solutions
  • Drives code reuse and contribution strategy for span of control; minimizes redundant development
  • Establishes partnerships across business and technology stakeholders to ensure the right problems are being solved the right way to meet customer needs
  • Owns the improvement of user and customer metrics (SUS and NPS etc) within span of control
  • Identifies initiatives that result in customer metric improvement and drives adoption across portfolio
  • Provides ideas on how technologycan improve business processes
  • Incorporates business objectives when evaluating processes to remove redundancies and waste Recommends solutions for multiple channels
  • Understands the financial implications of software (cost and benefits for both engineering and operations)
  • 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:

  • Competency in the following programming languages (Java, Angular, React)
  • Ability to build and continuously evolve a body of current and upcoming technical domain knowledge relevant to role, problem space, and the enterprise (e.g. service architectures, containerization, IAM, public and hybrid cloud engineering, ETL, modern data platforms)
  • Possess breadth of knowledge spanning all bodies of technologies, e.g., databases, middleware, OS, etc.
  • Ability to identify and weigh solution options including evaluating impacts, risks, costs, & time
  • Ability to pursue understanding of customer needs, values, perspective, and customer defined outcomes through engagement and data collection
  • Provide guidance, assistance and consultation to team members
  • Strong soft skills in Excel, PPT, and presentations

Work Details:

  • Willing to be assigned in Alabang, QC or Cebu
  • Shift Schedule: 4PM-1AM

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.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum 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.

Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2022 Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc. All rights reserved.