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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineer - Chef and Python - Multiple Locations


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)

This role includes but not limited to support devops work on Chef team. This position would be playing a role in helping the application teams using the chef product, developing cookbooks using ruby DSL and managing chef clients. Also requires a good understanding of chef product stack and ability to debug the code issues on chef cookbooks. Will be working on automations built around the chef ecosystem to support the adoption on large scale. Responsible for working on products built using Jenkins and stackstorm. 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 & solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.

Primary Responsibility:

  • 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:

  • Experience on cookbook development and kitchen testing
  • Experience in all phases of software development including design, configuration, testing, implementation, and support
  • Experience on python programming
  • Experience on using Github for code management
  • Knowledge about chef/ansible
  • Knowledge on Jenkins

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Agile development processes

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)