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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Principal Software Engineer - Hyderabad, TG


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)

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver artifacts that set high engineering excellence standards across organization
  • Develop platform, services, and architecture from design to implementation
  • Continuously apply research and innovation to drive value through engineering excellence
  • Collaborate with our cross-functional teams consisting of Business, product managers, and engineers in an agile, fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate across the organization, providing software engineering solutions, emerging technology POCs, Architectural blueprints
  • Manage to an operating plan with a focus on investment optimization and continuous improvement of total cost of ownership across all technology services
  • Work with a cross-functional set of business, technology, and external research to identify enterprise level strategic solutions to complex business challenges and opportunities
  • Strategy Map development - Current State, Future state and a map with paths from current to future across multiple product horizons
  • Positioning value with business stakeholders - differentiating features and capabilities that provide demonstrable benefit
  • Network development based on defined points of collaboration, based on fundamental understanding of UHC and Optum business models and those associated key stakeholders
  • 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:

  • Background in building platforms, products in large, complex & distributed enterprise environments
  • Hands on experience with building cloud native applications, microservices architecture at scale is a must have
  • Experience working with US stakeholders, and working in matrix organizations
  • Experience working with diverse technologies: Java, Public Cloud (Azure), Cloud (Docker, Microservices/SpringBoot), RDBMS (MySQL) + nosql (Cassandra, MongoDB, Elastic), APIs (REST, Graph QL), API gateways (Kong etc.), Data Streaming (Kafka), Visualization (Grafana, Kibana), ELK stack (Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana); API Gateway
  • Strong technical leadership with experience building software components
  • Ability to develop business capability architectures, tradeoffs and sensitivity points

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)