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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineer - Remote


Software Engineer


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

Daily Tasks:

  • The day starts with attending scrum meetings and picking task/updating status in Rally. The tasks are to be completed in accordance with design decisions from Team Lead. Daily tasks will involve coding in Apex to develop Lightning components
  • Also, as part of a large team, the candidate should be interested in work on different projects and help other team members as the need arises

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop highly scalable, cloud-native applications on the Salesforce Sales/Service Cloud platform
  • Strategize, plan and manage all processes related to continuous integration, continuous delivery, and process automation
  • Enforce strict compliance and security requirements in accordance with HIPAA regulations and best practices
  • Collaborate with Architects, DevOps Engineers, Team Members, Product Owners and Engineers across the organization to deliver a comprehensive solution
  • Continuously improve the speed, reliability and quality of our product delivery
  • Participate in peer design and code reviews as part of the Dev-Ops process
  • Follow modern Dev-Ops process using Git and Continuous Integration tools
  • Understand capabilities, governor limits, limit monitoring and best practices for limit-informed development
  • Effectively collaborate with project team to understand the requirements, analyze them and apply new technologies to implement optimal solutions
  • Build integrations to interact with external systems based on instructions and pre-established guidelines from a Technical Architect
  • Influences the team designs and solutions. Mentor software engineers through code reviews and hands-on design sessions
  • Contributes meaningfully to code reviews of team’s work, providing collaborative guidance in areas of strength
  • Continue to receive guidance on own code reviews primarily around solution refinement rather than overall direction. Able to explain implementation decisions and push back appropriately
  • Learn from feedback and apply to future deliverables
  • Incorporate automation in test, build, and deploy processes to drive team efficiency
  • Introduce automation to replace repeated manual processes
  • Incorporate proactive monitors, logging, and alerting into the definition of done
  • Understand most common security threats and patterns at both the application layer and infrastructure layers and delivers solutions devoid of them
  • Help to unblock the team when there a blockages
  • Considers the User Experience, business impact, and solution objective when managing development and design of solutions
  • Spend time with users and deliver initiatives that drive value and NPS improvements

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Certified as Platform Developer I
  • Active Salesforce Admin certification (Current)
  • 5+ years of experience with Apex classes, triggers, Visualforce pages and Lightning Components (Aura framework)
  • 5+ years of experience with Workflows, Lightning Flows, and Process Builder
  • 5+ years of direct experience in Salesforce Development
  • 3+ years of experience with Git
  • 3+ years of experience with agile development methodologies
  • 3+ years of experience ensuring your code builds and deploys properly through Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes built in Jenkins or other SF deployment tools
  • Experience configuring workflows, Lightning pages, process builders and flows

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptability and able to perform under pressure
  • Tenacity to resolve issues cross-functionally

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, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City 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 employees working remotely 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.