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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineer - Telecommute

Technology

Software Engineer

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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)

As a Software Engineer you will be part of the team that is transforming behavior clinical applications to a modernized platform. If you ever wanted to be part of major application redesign, this is the position for you. From solution design, to development, performance tuning, acceptance test and implementation you will be and hands on agent of change.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performing all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, and code development & testing
  • Designing and implementing product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design, develop and test reusable frameworks, libraries
  • Identify problems and associated performance measurement risks
  • Use tools to measure, quantify and analyze the performance benchmark and validate with end-to-end transaction sequences/rates
  • Be innovative in solution design and development to meet the needs of the business
  • Expected to adapt in dynamic and collaborative work environment and make independent decision
  • Understand new product capabilities and decompose the implementation into specific functional changes for verification
  • Participate in Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high - quality software releases
  • Collaborate with the scrum team to meet project timelines
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Perform comprehensive testing of product distributions prior to release
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post - deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Setup and maintain monitoring, metrics & reporting systems for fine-grained observability and actionable alerting
  • Automate the build and deployment of infrastructure
  • Taking part in a weekly 24/7 On-Call rotation
  • Building resilient and self-scaling systems
  • Educating & empowering development teams to think of reusable/sharable components when designing services


You’ll 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 provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Information Technology.
  • 2+ years of server API automation/performance engineering experience
  • Experience with performance and capacity engineering
  • Hands-on experience in development and maintenance of automation frameworks for APIs
  • Excellent understanding of RESTful APIs and related concepts
  • Solid Coding Skills in Java and/or Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hands-on experience with relational databases and database architecture
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Understanding of data models and ER diagrams
  • Ability to perform migration testing of static data and transaction data between multi cloud systems
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed with the existing codebase


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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