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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineer - Java


Software Engineer



Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Senior Software Engineer - Java - Dublin (Remote)

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the role:

As Senior Software Engineer, you will be predominantly involved in developing and automating business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. You will be a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. This is more than a challenging development role. Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work

Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Letterkenny office and telecommuting from a home-based office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Adherence to coding standards
  • Review of requirements and/or systems analysis documents for completeness
  • Creation/involvement in documented designs following agreed to design patterns and standards
  • Perform Coding and unit testing independently and assist/mentor his team members whenever required.
  • Communicate effectively with other engineers/ QE and globally disperser colleagues
  • Support the QE/SSMO team during testing via defect fixes, code deployment, clarifications
  • Working with the Deployment Lead, peer developers to complete various project deployment activities
  • Adhere to proper use of source control
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery of technical artifacts for each project
  • Mentoring developers on technology and application knowledge as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications

You will 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 providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in the software engineering profession with demonstrated success designing and building high-quality, commercial software applications
  • Solid application development background, with dedicated experience on backend frameworks and languages
  • Development experience using latest open source products of Java and Spring Boot using Microservices Technology
  • Knowledge and experience with API development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DevOps/Continuous integration and development pipelines
  • Experience with support of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and streaming environments
  • Practical experience of developing solutions hosting within key major cloud providers such as OpenShift, Kubernetes, AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
  • Experience with log indexing tools (e.g. ELK stack, Splunk)
  • Development experience in any of the following: Spring Boot, Spring Batch, OpenShift, Cloud, Helm, Kubernetes, React, Message Queues
  • Experience with technologies such as: JavaScript, Grafana, Git or JBOSS
  • Experience with Security, Logging, Monitoring

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

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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.

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