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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Letterkenny, Ulster, Ireland

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Senior Software Engineer - Letterkenny (Hybrid)

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernising the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

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.

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 in a hybrid work model.

About the role:

Want to build a new future for healthcare?

It only takes one inspired idea to change the world. At Optum, the technology and innovation we invent is in service of a feature where health care serves everyone more fairly, productively, and consistently. We work tirelessly to create technology solutions to create a healthier world, one idea at a time.

As a Senior Software Engineer at Optum, this is your opportunity to bring your passion and skills to address some of the biggest challenges in healthcare, impacting the lives of millions. From the most advanced development tools and methodologies to the highest levels of cybersecurity, we’re doing, sharing, and learning new ways to make technology and healthcare work better every day.

As the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re expanding our Software Engineering teams in Ireland and creating excellent opportunities for those who want greater purpose and more impact in their work.

Join us and discover how you can do your life’s best work.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a Full Stack Engineer to design, code, build and test software solutions in DevOps scrum environment
  • Lead team efforts to achieve timely resolution to all production issues
  • Apply design patterns to best practices to software development

You will be rewarded and recognised 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:

  • Working knowledge of Java, Spring Boot framework, Microservices, Design patterns and Anti-patterns
  • Experience with UI frameworks (eg. Any of the following; React, Angular, AEM forms, JavaScript, HTML)
  • Experience with SQL and NO SQL databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Public Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure or GCP) and containerization tools such as Docker and Kubernetes

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organisation 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.

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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